“He has no idea”: Faitelson defended Chicharito de Cuauhtémoc Blanco

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Chicharito Hernández revived the rivalry between David Faitelson and Cuauhtémoc Blanco (Photos: Cuartoscuro/REUTERS/IG: @fichajesalotico)

Javier Hernandezforward of the LA Galaxy was the reason for another chapter of the rivalry between David Faitelson and Cuauhtémoc Blanco. On the occasion of the draw for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the debate about the absence of the Chicharito in Gerardo Martino’s calls. In this regard, the former player of the Águilas del América was blunt in assuring that he would not consider the Guadalajara player for the World Cup dispute, a situation that made David Faitelson uncomfortable.

The sports journalist took advantage of his Twitter account @Faitelson_ESPN to condemn the position of the current governor of Morelos. Beyond denying his argument, he considered that he does not have sufficient knowledge about the determining role that the Chicharito Hernández could have given the lack of forcefulness in the tricolor offense.

“Cuauhtémoc Blanco has no idea what he is saying. ‘Chicharito’ is never too much in a Mexican National Team. He is a historic scorer who still maintains an important level. He can help”

The last time Chicharito wore the Tricolor shirt was in 2019 (Photo: Daniel Becerril/REUTERS)
The last time Chicharito wore the Tricolor shirt was in 2019 (Photo: Daniel Becerril/REUTERS)

And it is that during an interview for the program Spicy Soccer, Cuauhtemoc Blanco He was questioned about various issues related to the Mexican National Team. When the panelists took up the name of Javier Hernández, the former soccer player said he was aware of the situation that has kept the Galaxy striker away from the Mexican National Team matches, although he also He assured that he no longer has the sufficient level.

“I personally would not wear it, if I were a coach, no. Because I do not want to. I get along with him, but no. MLS is growing a lot, but he is no longer at the level. For me he no longer gives it, “he assured in response to the question asked by Sergio Dipp.

Month after month, followers and experts who have claimed the return of the Chivas squad from Club Deportivo Gauadalajara to the calls for the daddy martino. However, his absence has prevailed. In addition, although his performance in the current MLS season has been favorable, the president of the Mexican Soccer Federation (FMF) denied that his name can be present again in the final list for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The national team's offense failed to be forceful enough during the Concacaf Octagonal Final (Photo: Henry Romero/REUTERS)
The national team’s offense failed to be forceful enough during the Concacaf Octagonal Final (Photo: Henry Romero/REUTERS)

“We have not called him. We have been respectful of Gerardo Martino’s decisions. There are reasons and I would not see it in the calls from now on “declared Yon de Luisa after attending the draw for the group stage of the World Cup.

With the declarations of the president of the FMF, the absence the top scorer in the history of the National Team, at least for two years and three months. Remember that the last time Chicharito played a match with the National Team was in september 2019during a friendly match against the United States team.

The trident of Raúl Jiménez, Hirving “Chucky” Lozano and Jesús “Tecatito” Corona has not been able to score a single goal in the Gerardo Martino era (Photo: Twitter/ @miseleccionmxEN)
The trident of Raúl Jiménez, Hirving “Chucky” Lozano and Jesús “Tecatito” Corona has not been able to score a single goal in the Gerardo Martino era (Photo: Twitter/ @miseleccionmxEN)

Although he does not have the statistics that he boasted during his best years in Europe, Javier Hernández has excelled in the 2022 MLS season with the Galaxy. Throughout four games played he has been present on a couple of occasions with goals. Also, with 52 goals wearing the Mexico shirtsurpassed other historic strikers like Jared Borgetti, Cuauhtemoc Blanco and Luis Hernandez.

Despite the statistics in his favor and the regular present he has experienced, the Chicharito does not have the approval of Gerardo Martino to be part of the absolute combination. In this way, the Argentine will bet on personalities such as Raúl Jiménez, Henry Martin, Rogelio Funes Mori and even Santiago Giménez as its main axes of attack, although none of them has established itself as a benchmark.

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