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the brazilian Samir Caetanocentral defense of the UANL Tigerssaid this Thursday that To play in the Mexican league, the same level of concentration is required as in the Italian and English leagues.in which he was active in the past.
“In Mexico you also face great players and game speed is important, in addition to the great ability to solve problems. In my case I could not think that Just because I played in Italy or England, I was a better footballer than those who are here, because in reality, playing in Mexico requires the same level of concentration.“He said at a press conference.
The 28-year-old defender agreed 2016 to 2022 in Serie A, in which he played for Udinese and Hellas Veronaafter which he spent more than half a year in the English Watford and later signed for the Tigers.
“Italy is a tactical football and England is a strong one, where the best players in the world are.“added the former Brazilian Flamengo player.
Samir analyzed the present that the Mexican soccer team lives, which At the World Cup, Qatar stopped a run of seven World Cups by advancing to the round of 16.
In his opinion, El Tri is undergoing a generational change of young attackers, including Diego Lainez, his teammate at the Tigres, and Santiago Giménez, striker for Dutch Feyenoord.
“In Brazil we see great young attackers like Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr. that are necessary. Diego Cocca (Mexico coach) will analyze it well and will follow that path towards generational change“, he claimed.
After eight days of the Clausura 2023 tournament, the Tigres occupy the second position with 18 points, three less than the leaders Rayados del Monterrey.
This Saturday, the cats will receive the Chivas del Guadalajara on the ninth day.
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