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Santiago Giménez, Mexican-Argentine forward for Cruz Azul was the great protagonist in the match between the cement machine against the Atlas since scored the only goal of the game which meant victory for the Celestials.
However, and after the match was over, the Cruz Azul footballer was interviewed and inevitably he was asked about his feelings after Argentina and Mexico coincided in group C of the World Cup draw.
Santiago Giménez, born in Argentina and from his entire Argentine family, commented that the meeting between the ‘Tri’ and the albiceleste will be very special, however made it clear that he feels more Mexican than Argentine.
“My whole family is Argentine, I feel Mexican, the truth is, I’m more Mexican than Argentine, I’ve always said it,” said the Cruz Azul striker.
Additionally, he spoke about what it would mean for him to be able to play the World Cup in Qatar with Mexico, something he sees as a dream, but despite the fact that he has been a recurring player in Gerardo Martino’s calls, he does not see clearly if he will be present or not. in the World Cup.
“It is a dream and I believe that to achieve it, to achieve it, I must leave my career in the hands of God, work hard and it will come soon”, he explained.
Santiago Giménez continues to have a good scoring presence in Liga MX, as he has not yet reached his 21st birthday and has accumulated 22 goals, surpassing the records of important Mexican strikers such as Peralta (12), Chicharito Hernández (9) and even Raúl Jiménez.