“They did not have to convince me to come to the Uruguayan National Team. My foundations are two: the players that Uruguay has and the recipient of the work, which is the Uruguayan citizen”affirmed the man from Rosario at the presentation press conference together with the president of the Uruguayan Football Association, Ignatius Alonso.
In the previous one, bielsa received a shirt from the team with his name and surname and also an oil painting with the Centennial Stadium taken from a panoramic view.
“In this sense, I had to live a casual experience that had a decisive weight in my decision: one day I came to Montevideo for a weekend and I ended up staying for two months. In that, I took a public bus on a Monday morning, on a 45-minute trip and there were episodes that put the travelers’ civility to the test and I concluded with admiration when I saw the generosity of everyone in that context. There was respect for everyone. Seeing the players and the height of the Uruguayan citizen made me lean.”detailed bielsa with his usual fluency in words.
The “Crazy” will come to Uruguay with two assistants, two analysts and an injury recoverer. The man from Rosario was willing to add people who already work in the WOW and facilitate day-to-day life, according to reports from the local press. The Association will make an investment close to US$4 million annually with the arrival of this coaching staff.
bielsa as a coach he was in the World Cup 2002 of Korea-Japan with Argentinafrom which he turned in the first round, and then had his revenge with Chili in South Africa 2010a contest in which he was left out in the round of 16 against Brazil (3-0).
“Uruguay is a team that can fantasize about winning a World Cup, because it is a team that has something to do with it”commented the ex DT of leeds united of England.
The debut of bielsa in front of the “Celeste” will be on Wednesday June 14 against the selection of Nicaraguawhich is in position 140 of the ranking FIFAin it Centenary. And the second meeting will be six days later, on Tuesday, June 20, against Cuba.
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