Santiago Urmenho was called up by Peru to the Copa America
Ricardo Gareca has included Lyon striker in the Peruja squad for the competition to be held in Brazil.
This Thursday The Peruvian national football team, led by Ricardo Gareca, has announced its invitation to the 2021 Copa America Where great modernity was the call of Muqaddam al-Assad, Santiago Urmenio, and not to invite the midfielder from America, Pedro Aquino.
Ormeño has been registered for a month in the list of 50 players presented by the Peruvian Football Federation as eligible players As for the maximum CONMEBOL selection tournament, which, in principle, would have taken place in Colombia, but in the end it would take place on Brazilian territory.
In the event of activity with the Peruvian national team, the 26-year-old striker will close the doors to a virtual call with the Mexican national team. Although it must be emphasized that on several occasions Gerado Martino has stated that the footballer who has emerged in the major powers of America does not like the idea of football that he intends to implement in tricolor.
On the other hand, the American midfielder, Pedro Aquino, was excluded from the tournament by a decision of Ricardo Gareca who decided to take other elements in the position, even informed sources. ESPN That the azulcrema player received the news of not being called up by surprise because he is in excellent physical condition and hopes to be among those selected for the tournament, with this decision Aquino will have the opportunity to report early to the America season and begin preparing for the start of Apertura 2021.
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Another Peruvian player involved in Mexican football that Gareca had in mind was midfielder Cruz Azul, Yoshimar Yuten. The coaching staff of the Inca team highlighted the level of football and the spirit in which Jotun arrived after the title with La Maquina and will seek to benefit from it on the field.
It is worth noting that the 23 players invited by Ricardo Gareca should appear in focus this weekend to begin their preparations for the Copa America, which begins on June 13.