Antonio Valencia's palazo against Hernán Galíndez: 'Ecuador was a pain to be captained by a foreigner against Argentina' | Football | game

Antonio Valencia took to social media to take to social media after Argentina-Ecuador goalkeeper Hernán Calindez was spotted wearing the Ecuadorian national team's captain's armband during their 1-0 win over the Albiceleste at Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago.

In a friendly in preparation for the Copa America, Tricolor failed with a goal from winger Angel Di María, and goalkeeper Hernán Calindez became the man of the national team for his interventions.

Galindus had a one-on-one with star Lionel Messi and with his body he stopped the shot; In another move he caught a shot from Nicholas Gonzalez to keep his bow from falling. In addition to other interventions.

After the match, Valencia published Delgado on his social network account, who opened the doors to change in Ecuadorian football.

“It is not possible for a foreigner to captain our team. It hurts more than defeat,” concluded Valencia, who captained the triumvirate at the 2024 World Cup in Brazil and in some of the qualifiers for Russia 2018.

After the match against Albiceleste, La Tri take on Bolivia (Wednesday 12th, 7:30pm) at Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania; and against Honduras (Sunday 16, 2:30 p.m.) at Rentzler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut.

After these commitments, La Tri will be ready for matches in Group B of the Copa America against Venezuela, Jamaica and Mexico. (D)

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