Germán Cano, the Argentine hits the mark in Brazil: title with Fluminense and more goals from Haaland, Benzema and Rashford

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German dog He doesn’t stop scoring goals. The front of the fluminense He’s in the best moment of his career and the stats prove it. There were even those who asked that he be called up to the Qatar 2022 World Cup, where he was finally a fan. This weekend, the former Lanús became champion of the carioca state tournament against his classic rival flamencocontributing a double, to become the top scorer in the world in this 2023.

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He’s no longer just leading the scoring chart in Brazil, he’s already on the planet’s radar. With them 18 goals in 14 games played in this 2023, Cano, who will face River for the group stage of the Copa Libertadores, has scored more goals than various global stars such as Erling Haaland, Karim Benzema AND Marcus Rashfordall with 17.

The striker even got this vote nothing more and nothing less than transforming the series of the final of the carioca championship into the classic against flamenco, for an overall 4-3. Thanks to his double contribution, Fluminense won the 33rd. time in history and the second time in a row in the state tournament in Rio de Janeiro, winning against Mengão 4-1 in the second leg, in an overflowing Maracana stadium.

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For their part, Flamengo is not starting the year well after losing their fourth final in 2023, added to the failure in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup. In addition, he stumbled in his Libertadores debut, where he is the current champion, against Aucas from Ecuador.

To continue to grow your score share, Cano will look to continue his streak in the Copa Libertadoreswhere he has already scored two goals on the first date in the win against Sporty crystal. They will now face River when they meet in the third round of group D, which takes place on May 2 at the Maracaná.

Germán Cano holds the cup as he celebrates winning the carioca championship, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.  Photo: EFE Antonio Lacerda.

Germán Cano holds the cup as he celebrates winning the carioca championship, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: EFE Antonio Lacerda.

Cano’s madness for Messi

Although the recognition of the Argentine striker does not cease within Brazilian football, Cano has also decided to pay tribute to him Lionel Messi due to winning the World Cup.

The center forward of the moment in South American football has chosen his daughter’s name as an allusion to his devotion to the PSG player. Also Antonella Roccuzzothe wife of 10, also ended up involved in the giveaway.

I wanted to call her Lionela because of what happened in Qatar. My wife was pregnant there and we didn’t know it. Argentina comes out world champion, so the name would be Lio for Lionel and Nela for Messi’s wife, who is Antonela (Roccuzzo). Then there would be Lionela. It would be very nice” Cano said in an interview with Brazilian television.

Source: Clarin

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