Is it all the fault of the Covid-19? And … the pandemic definitely changed the rules of organization in all aspects of life. Of course, football was not going to be exempt from the terrible virus. But the coaches had to start thinking not only about the players they plan to use immediately, but about a reserve army that allows them to float in case the chosen ones get infected. The well-known range expanded in the calls to a number that is between 40 and 50 footballers and, of course, names appear that were lost. A new one that was known in these hours is that of Maximiliano Meza, yes, the former Independent, the one who was in the traumatic World Cup in Russia 2018, the attacking midfielder always ready to give a hand.
The Monterrey de México midfielder, a World Cup player in Russia 2018, appears on Scaloni’s preliminary list.
In this way, Meza joins a list that already had names that were in the background, like Gio Simeone, Manu Lanzini or Lucas Ocampos. With the classification achieved a long time ago, from now on the National Team will be able to face the commitments it has in the immediate future without the urgency of going to Qatar. That is to say, Scaloni may well take the opportunity to try and see other footballers, because football is very dynamic and because the World Cup is at the end of the year … The midfielder from Gimnasia La Plata has already passed through the hands of Scaloni, who did not lose sight of his performance at Monterrey de México, a club in the that he broke it all at the end of the year, when he was crowned champion of the Concacaf Champions League (in fact, he will participate in the Club World Cup, which starts on February 3, which could complicate his appointment).
Meza is a player who can fulfill several functions and that you already know the National Team cloth. Anyway, today it is only on the preliminary list. But he is one of many footballers that the coaching staff has on the satellite: so you don’t have to fall asleep …