Gerardo Martino recognizes the level in which some footballers of the The Mexican Futbol selection facing the World Cup Qatar 2022. The technical director of the national team was honest about the decisions that some players have made about their future, but it was Hector Herrera the one that was left bad standing before his statements.
In an interview for ESPN, the daddy Martino it was clear with H H and hinted that did not agree with which the player left Atletico Madrid from Spain. It should be remembered that the midfielder put aside his career in Europe to go down a few steps and finalize his arrival at the Houston Dynamo of the Major League Soccer (MLS). In March 2022, the soccer player’s arrival on American soil became official to forget the Rojiblancos.
About it, Martino sentenced “If you ask me to come to Houston, I would have told him nobut there was no intervention. I wouldn’t have told him exclusively because of the national team, I would have told him because it was a waste that did not follow in the high levelbecause when he plays it is a luxury to see him,” he said in an interview for ESPN.
It should be remembered that Hector Miguel Herrera turned away from Atletico Madrid after intermittent participation. During his stay with the mattresses alternate position with Thomas Lemar, Koke, Marcos Llorente and Angel Correa. but fair when he had more playing minutes in matches of Champions League and La Liga, the news about his signing with the Dynamo was made public.
Martino also recognized the moment in which he lived last season: “The proof that he was ready to play is that Atletico Madrid’s best moment in the last tournament is when Herrera enters to play in the equipment. When the coach thought he had to play It even changed the face of the team.”
The youth squad of Tuzos from Pachuca was transferred in 2013 to Port of Portugal by €11 million according to Transfermarkt. After six years and marking history with the Blue Dragons, Herrera arrived free at Atletico Madrid in 2019. With the Indians he was barely able to score a goal during almost eighty games played. That’s how he came to fruition his arrival in the MLSalthough he did it in a facet where he still stood out footballingly at the highest level.
Who recognized that moment was Diego Simeon, Atletico strategist. The Argentine assured that the man born in Baja California did not have the minutes that the player would have wanted despite his good football: “Herrera had been training in a very good way and the coach, which is me, I didn’t give him the minutes he deserved or what he asked for. Other footballers played and these are the choices we have to make as a coach, ”he said at a press conference.
Thus, in the United States, H H debuted with the Houston Dynamo in July 2022 on Day 19 of the mls. After a month of arriving in the North American squad, Herrera was injured due to a muscular injury that reduced him from participating with his club in six matches, in addition to not see minutes of action with the Tricolor in friendly matches against Paraguay, Peru and Colombia. Likewise, Hector Herrera He has returned to the courts gradually after his injury.
The arrival of 32 year old gamer to Dynamo was criticized by journalists and experts. Initially, the player stated that the decision that led him to leave Atlético de Madrid was the motivation and project that he found in Houston. “I have come at my bestwhere I can still give my best”.
And furthermore, he shared that any decision what would have taken would have been criticized: “People may be surprised by the decision that I’ve drunk. If I had stayed at Atlético de Madrid them would have surprised Also because he didn’t play. At the end of life you have to make decisions. We have made the best decision and we are very happy about it,” she shared.
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