Choose USA “I have to keep working, waiting for the next opportunity”
aLan Sora is living his best moment so far in Argentine football. The Argentine-American midfielder has played a key role in Independiente’s last four games, scoring twice in the 3-0 win over Cologne.
Yes Take two consecutive weeks in the top eleven of the week in Argentine football He was named Midfielder of the Month.
The 23-year-old attended Brand Claro USA To talk about this hotline, The great moment for the Red Team and the odds of it getting to choose its home country, the United States.
“It is very nice to score both goals and help the team win. “I think we had a great match and luckily we were able to win,” Sora said, “I think it’s because of the two goals, yes, it’s the match I played the best in.”
Surah II’s goal was a genius, A free kick hit his left foot and the opposing goalkeeper did not move.
“I always like to take care of the stopped balls. The old man always told me that the players who tackle the stopped balls are important to the team. So I always try to run after training to keep improving this aspect.”
Previously under former coach Lucas Pocineri, Sora played more minutes, but everything changed with the arrival of Julio Falcioni last January. The left-handed barely entered Falcioni’s plans until last month. There is no doubt that Surat seizes its opportunity to impress the coach.
“I actually started because my teammates were unfortunately injured. Falcioni called me, he gave me confidence too, he told me to be calm and fortunately my colleagues gave me a lot of calm I was able to play several games in a row, which gave me a lot of confidence and luckily things went well. Surat noted that continuity is very important for any player.”
It is no coincidence that in the last four games Sonora played, Independiente has 10 points out of 12, and is third in the First Division table And entered the battle for the title.
“The dream of this team is to be a champion. We dream to be a hero and bring joy to this institution, But we know there is still a long way to go, there are many games to go and you have to be calm and think about game by game.”
Quite possibly one of the most important matches of the final stage of the tournament will be in Round 23 against Banfield, the team of his older brother Joel. If both play, it will be the first confrontation between the Surat brothers in the top category of Argentine football.
“We crossed over to Independiente – Arsenal, but I went to the bank and didn’t get in. He played, but I didn’t get in. Well, there is a long way to go but hopefully we can play against him.”
Despite his impressive performances with Independiente, the New Jersey-born player continues to attract the attention of United States coach Greg Berhalter. assured us Surat who has not communicated with Al-Ittihad before, but is not frustrated with the issue. In fact, he realizes that he needs to keep adding games and show that he’s worth a call.
“I know I have to keep working, I have to keep improving and playing that way until he calls me. It’s my dream and the most to be able to play alongside my brother in the national team. “We have to keep working, waiting for the opportunity,” Sora said.
As the final round of CONCACAF qualifiers approaches, Surat does not hesitate to watch the national team matches, as she did last month with the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup against Mexico.
“I watched the final with Mexico in the Gold Cup. I couldn’t see much of the team in the tournament, but yes, I watched the final. It is clear that the team has grown a lot, It grows more and more, and overtakes Mexico very well.
“I like watching a lot of football matches and all the matches that happen on TV And I think yes, I will see them,” Surat finished.