Mexican football is one of the most important Concacafe tournaments. Liga MX along with MLS fought inch by inch for the distinction the best league in the region. Although it is one of the most prestigious championships, from Italy they did not look at the Aztec tournament with big eyes. Here’s how he explained it Mauro Camoranesi, former Santos Laguna and Cruz Azul player.
World Cup Champion with Italy at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, He moved from Liga MX to the Italian Serie A. Camoranesi arrived at Hellas Verona and then signed with Turin’s Juventus. But during that period of time the player noted the ignorance of Aztec football on Italian soil.
“I was the first Mexican player to go to Italy and when I got to Verona my teammates carried me.. But I had an important vision (of Aztec football), unknown from the outside, It is not known whether there is a stadium in Monterrey that has 50,000 people going to it, or that there are five in Mexico City, they don’t know, no one knows.“, explained Camoranesi TUDN.
Ex-player of the Turin Juventus. He talked about the facilities and infrastructure that Mexican football could boast at that time. Camoranesi showed that there was more comfort in Mexican football than in the first European football.
“We had our own stadium, Estadio Azul, we concentrated in a five-star hotel, in Verona it was a two-star hotel. The stadium is shared, we have only one training field, at Cruz Azul we had three fields. lThe infrastructure of Mexican football at that time (2000) was already (good)“, he concluded.
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