The first was triumphant and relieved for the Under 20. It was necessary to spend the first match of the World Cup with a smile to reiterate the previous work and disperse all traces of the South American. The next day, here in Santiago del Estero, Argentina woke up in a good mood and with a renewed spirit. In the afternoon there was a visit from relatives and training. And finally by unloading all the tensions of the debut, Javier Mascherano has decided to rush back from the property where the delegation is exercised to the hotel.
There are approximately 8 kilometers separating the property joseph, where Central Córdoba is usually prepared and is now used by the national youth team, from the Hotel NH which is located in the heart of downtown Santiago. And the former midfielder decided not to get on the bus with his boys and let them know that he preferred to go jogging. He had company because at his side was a collaborator of his, Lucas Rodriguez Pagano.
In true Forest Gump style, Masche suddenly appeared around the far corner of the hotel and was followed by local police motorcycles and private security personnel who, seeing him high up, agitated and perspiring, immediately opened the door to him. the fences.
But the coach, despite the tiredness of the bullfight, assisted the fans who were waiting for a photo and an autograph. After a couple of selfies, he went to the Albiceleste bunker for a snack.
Why did he come running back from the property? “It’s a way to ease the tensions and anxieties of these days”they said clarion of the white and blue technical staff. Not only do babies move; both Mascherano and his work crew remain active and usually go out several miles to keep fit and also as a ground lead.
First there was training on a gray Sunday, but not as cold as Saturday. While the owners stayed in the hotel carrying out regenerative activities in the gym, the others moved more intensely on the pitch.
Will he repeat the formation against Guatemala? There are still no indications and only this Monday will we define what to do. In general terms, the coaching staff were satisfied with the team. The idea is to give continuity to an idea and not touch much, even if there could be some other variant thinking that some have ended up exhausted by the painful victory against Uzbekistan.
A morning with the family
After winning Argentina’s first match at the Youth World Cup, the team shared a special Sunday morning with some visiting relatives. For example, there were those close to Matías Soulé, Agustín Giay, the color Barco and many other guys who also received the hug of friends who came to Santiago del Estero to follow them closely.
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