The Millonarios coach chose the central defender from Costa Rica to accompany him in his dialogue with the media after the victory against Junior in the final phase of the BetPlay League
Alberto Gamero's pride in Juan Pablo Vargas: “he is a representative of Colombian football in Qatar 2022.
Juan Pablo Vargas, central defender of < b>Millionaires FC, undertook his trip to Costa Rica, once the match of the second round of semifinals ended, in which they defeated Junior 1-0, to join the concentration of his team and start the trip to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The soccer player was recognized by Alberto Gamero at a press conference and by his teammates in the locker room once the match was over.
The strategist for the Ambassadors highlighted the fact that a Colombian soccer player is present at the most important orbital event for national teams:
“I brought Juan Pablo Vargas here at the press conference because I want to give him my most sincere congratulations, I think he is a representative of Colombian soccer in a World Cup and I want to give him, as one says, good luck Juan, what do the teams need? Thank you for what you are giving us, thank you for what you have given us and Colombian soccer and blessings in that World Cup”
Meanwhile, the central defender who will have to face players like Thomas Muller, Kai Havertz and Daichi Kamada in the World Cup, assumes the representation of Colombian soccer as one more duty and thanked the technical director Samario for the teachings:
“Thank you very much, professor, those words truly honor me, they fill me with great pride and also to be able to say that I am the only representative of Colombian soccer and I think that is an even greater duty. I thank you very much because if I have to thank someone, I here in Colombian soccer, what I have been able to achieve in the club and the national team, is you”
The central defender of the Bogota team was summoned by Luis Fernando Suárez to play in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. There he will share a group with Japan, Spain and Germany
About Juan Pablo Vargas, Luis Fernando Suárez, technical director of Costar Rica in dialogue with Infobae Colombia had highlighted his qualities, which he was able to observe during the final stretch of the Concacaf Qualifiers.
“I liked the things that Juan Pablo has done, apart from being a great player, it seems to me that he is a gentleman in every way. If he is in the national team, he will surely be a very important contribution for us.”
Costa Rica said goodbye to its people with a 2-0 victory over Nigeria< /b>
The Costa Rican team left their country for Kuwait, after defeating the selection of Nigeriain a friendly match where more than 30,000 people expressed their support for the 'Tico' team. In the Middle Eastern country, he will camp for a week and then move to Qatar and play in the World Cup. A delegation of around 50 people including players, coaching staff, communication team, managers and other officials left on a route with stops in Panama and Turkey b>to finally arrive in Kuwait.
In Kuwait The Costa Rica team will train for a week and on November 17 they will travel to Basora, Iraq, to play a friendly against the local team . That same day the team will return to Kuwait and on the 18th they will travel to Qatar to play the World Cup, in which they will debut on November 23 against Spain; then they will face Japan, on the 27th, and will close the group stage against Germany on December 1st.
The French PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas; the goalkeeper of the Spanish Lugo, Patrick Sequeira; English Sunderland striker Jewison Bennette, and Turkish Konyaspor defender Francisco Calvo will join the team at training camp in Kuwait to complete the 26-player group. The coach of Costa Rica, the Colombian Luis Fernando Suárez, will lead for the third time in a World Cup after directing Ecuador in Germany 2006, and Honduras in Brazil 2014.