Pablo Maffeo It is one of the potential surprises on the list of the Argentine National Team and, while waiting for the names, his representative confided what the player’s reaction was when he was consulted about the chance. The date of South American Qualifiers starts the Thursday, November 16, at 9:00 p.m., home versus Uruguay and ends before Brazilon Tuesday, November 21 at 9:30 p.m., at the Maracaná.
Maffeo, who was born and played in all the youth categories in Spain (from Sub 16 to Sub 21), is the son of an Italian father and an Argentine mother. The right back with a powerful arrival in the rival area was captured at an early age by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, who gave him his debut when he was only 19 years old. From there he went to Girona, belonging to the ‘City Group’, until after several transfers in Stuttgart and Huesca, He ended up joining Mallorca, his current club..
Faced with the possibility of being considered to wear the albiceleste shirt, his representative Jorge Capilla said in dialogue with TyC Sports: “For a few months they have been talking about the possibility of putting him on a list. And well, it seems that this is going to be the call “.
In this regard, the manager revealed the emotional and funny reaction of the defender: “Lionel Scaloni asked him if he would like to represent Argentina and he said that I was going by boat tomorrow“.
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