The United States has got its ticket to the U-17 World Cup After defeating Canada in the semi-finals, and despite losing the final match against Mexico, they will be in the tournament that will be held in Peru, starting next November, and they will do so with a player who promises a lot in the future.
Kirol Figueroathe new gem of the North American team, has been criticized Because he preferred to defend the colors of the country of stars and stripes in which he was born, over the colors of his father, the historic defender of the Honduras Minor Figueroa team. Keyrol revealed the reason for his decision.
In an interview with FootballAnd “I am happy to be in this team because I would not be happy to play against this team,” Figueroa said, frankly. I believe in every one of them, every player our coaches bring in is a talent, a different talent, a different piece of the puzzle. I couldn’t be more proud. I’m glad to be with you.”
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Figueroa, who just scored his first goal of the season for Liverpool’s Under-18s, is on a streak Since the CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup, where he has scored seven goals, he leads the Stars and Stripes in that division and only under Mexico’s Stefano Carrillo.
Honduras never loses hope
Although it seems Keyrol isn’t willing to change his mind, In Honduras, they still have hope that they will eventually end up defending the colours Where his father Minor specifically made history, for several years, even captained “H”.
Fenafuth continues to maintain a close relationship with the man who captained the Honduras national team at the last two World Cups we attended. Always best wishes to Kirol for continued success at his club (Liverpool). We are confident that in the future he will play for the Honduras national team, as his father did.” Edwin Banegas, Communications Director of the Honduran Football Federation, admitted.