Javier Mascherano He was characterized in his time as a footballer for not paying attention to criticism, especially those who branded him as a somewhat excessive role. It is seen that these types of comments do not affect him now that he is a coach, since this Sunday the DT of Argentina Under 20 opted for a return by no means unnoticed to the hotel where the team is concentrated in Santiago del Estero after training.
Once the internship at the Central Córdoba property and While the players got on the bus to return to the hotel, the ex-Jefecito prepared to run the eight kilometers of distance that separate the venue from the concentration to the surprise of the journalistic guard and the fans present at the door of the NH hotel.
Mascherano was not alone, as some members of his coaching staff accompanied him on the tour. A colorful fact in the cloudy day of Santiago, waiting for a new presentation of the Under 20 after his successful debut on Saturday with a 2-1 win against Uzbekistan.
The DT had already come from being noticed during the debut for un exchange with left-back Valentín Barco in the middle of the game. When the colorado from Boca approached to perform a handball, Mascherano questioned him as a challenge: “What’s wrong with you? Do you have a problem? Huh? Well, don’t lose, don’t lose”as could be interpreted from the television images.
Argentina will play again this Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. against Guatemala, for the second date of Group A. That same day at 3:00 p.m. Uzbekistan and New Zealand will be facing each other. On the first date, the Oceanics beat the Central Americans 1-0.