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Three months after the title: the AFA promoted the friendlies of the National Team with the trailer "of an unforgettable film"


This Saturday marks the three-month anniversary of winning the World Cup in Qatar and an emotional video was published on the Association's social networks prior to the friendlies against Panama and Curaçao.

December 18, 2022 will remain engraved in the memory of all Argentines.

This Saturday marks three months since the

Argentine National Team

won the world title

in the tournament that was played in Qatar and the

Argentine Football Association

released a video to promote the friendlies that will take place in the country to celebrate the third star with the public.

Through the social networks of the AFA, the video that emulates a trailer for a film that could well have been produced in Hollywood was released.

"Three months from an unforgettable film"

, says the legend that accompanies the video on the various platforms of the Association.


can be seen as the "protagonist" of the supposed film

and with a "stellar cast" made up of

"Emiliano Martínez, as El Dibu; Ángel Di María, as Fideo; and Rodrigo De Paul, as Mi motorcito"

, among others


that adorn the video.

Meanwhile, the president of the AFA, Claudio Chiqui Tapia, also took the opportunity to publish the production of the Association's press and communication department and was relieved: "Luckily it is not a movie," he wrote.

In the "tape", what is coming for the National Team is promoted: the friendlies next Thursday the 23rd, at the Monumental, against Panama (where the reunion of the Argentine national team with the fans will take place);

and the one on Tuesday the 28th, in Santiago del Estero, against Curacao.

But also the start of the Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup and the 2024 Copa América.

Papu Gómez, the only one absent from the festivities

Papu Gómez, with the world cup.

The party of the world champions will not have one of its honorees.

Alejandro Papu Gómez

, one of the 26 players who lifted the cup at the Lusail stadium on December 18 after the unforgettable final against France, will not travel to Argentina to play with the National Team.

The loss of Papu Gómez has not yet been made official by the broadcast channels of the Argentine Football Association.

However, as


was able to find out , the footballer from Seville will not get on the plane and will see the celebrations of his teammates on television from Europe.

"Unfortunately due to my injury I will not be able to travel to greet and hug them, it is a great pain and sadness because I would have loved to be there and feel all your love and affection. Thank you for your messages and I am sure that we will see each other again "Here I will continue to recover to play again.

I hug you from a distance! Enjoy the Scaloneta and this wonderful group

, "

Gómez lamented the player who emerged from Arsenal de Sarandí on his Instagram account.

Papu Gómez had suffered an injury to his left ankle during the World Cup -during the first half of the round of 16 match against Australia- and despite trying to recover without going under the knife to rejoin Sevilla as soon as possible, the discomfort in the joint he did not give him peace and forced him to undergo surgery last Friday, February 10.

It was expected that, beyond being convalescing, the Papu would travel the same and participate in the celebrations.

Even, according to what this newspaper was able to find out, the coaching staff headed by Jorge Sampaoli was not going to put sticks in the wheel and had decided to authorize the trip.

However, from the Andalusian club they were inflexible

and applied the injury protocol to lower him from the call.

Gomez's loss is not the first time Lionel Scaloni has suffered.

Days ago, the youth Alejandro Garnacho was injured playing for Manchester United and was left out of the summons.

Source: clarin

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