August 5, 2021

Rodolfo Pizarro causes removal from the Mexican National Team; Efraín Álvarez takes his place

The casualties accumulate in the Mexican National Team and now it is Rodolfo Pizarro who will not be able to participate due to injury; his place will be taken by Efraín Álvarez of LA Galaxy

The Inter Miami striker, Rodolfo Pizarro, was low of the Mexican team, prior to the friendly matches and the Gold Cup, due to some physical discomfort, his place was taken by Efraín Álvarez, of the LA Galaxy.

“The General Sports Directorate informs that Rodolfo Pizarro cause low concentration of National team of Mexico that will play the MexTour preparation matches against Panama and Nigeria ”, reported the Mexican team, by means of a statement.

Rodolfo Pizarro she was low in the Concacaf Nations League, due to being unable to recover from some physical discomfort. The attacker has also had problems to have regularity with his team, Inter Miami, and that ended up marginalizing him from the Mexican team, prior to the Gold Cup.

In Pizarro’s place will be Efrain Alvarez, the Mexican-American was fought by the Tricolor and the United States, but the 18-year-old footballer has responded to all the calls of Gerardo Tata Martino.

“The Technical Corps decided to summon instead Efrain Alvarez, from the LA Galaxy Club ”, it was reported.

Efra Álvarez is presumed to be the runner-up of the 2019 U-17 World Cup, in addition to being a starter in the Los Angeles Galaxy. The youth scored a goal a few days ago and is a teammate of Javier Chicharito Hernández.

Pizarro was one of the most regular players in Gerardo Martino’s calls, but he has not been able to be in the summer commitments with Tricolor.

Efrain AlvarezIn addition, he is presumed as the “son” of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, since the Swede advised him during the time they were both in the Los Angeles, California team.

Pizarro will have time to recover from his injury and seek to return to the Mexican team in the World Cup qualifying for Qatar 2022.