The Argentines Cristian Romero, Nicolás Tagliafico, Ángel Di María and Lionel Messi were chosen by Conmebol to make up the ideal team for this double date of South American Qualifiers to qualify for the Mexico, United States and Canada 2026 World Cup.
In this way, the national team was the team that stood out the most players between both days.
The organization itself published the justifications based on the statistics of each footballer in the two games, being the “Cuti” Rosemary with the most entries made, with eight, and with 10 head-to-head duels won, while Tagliafico He was the only left back in all the South American Qualifiers in scoring a goal and in finishing the goal more than once, with three occasions.
On the attackers’ side, Say Maria He earned his place for the number of assists provided to generate goal situations, with seven like Neymar, but he gave two that ended up inside the net against the Bolivians on the second date.
Messi, Despite being the only one to play only one game, he was included for the great goal from a free kick at the end against Ecuador and for being the biggest dribbler -with eight-.
Those who completed the team are: the goalkeeper with the most saves, Camilo Vargas from Colombia; the side with the most recoveries, Alexander Gonzalez from Venezuela; Felix Torres from Ecuador for its double against Uruguay; Mathias Villasanti from Paraguay with 13 recoveries -the one that did the most-; Nicholas De La Cruz of Uruguay by two goals and one assist in the first match.
Finally, the Brazilians Neymar and Rodrygo They completed the ideal eleven.
The former Barcelona and PSG player scored two goals and gave two assists for the win over Bolivia on the first date, while the Real Madrid player also scored a double in the same match.
In this way, this is how the eleven remained: Camilo Vargas (Colombia); Alexander González (Venezuela), Cristian Romero (Argentina), Félix Torres (Ecuador), Nicolás Tagliafico (Argentina); Rodrygo (Brazil); Mathías Villasanti (Paraguay), Nicolás De La Cruz (Uruguay), Ángel Di María (Argentina); Lionel Messi (Argentina) and Neymar (Brazil).
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