Friday , May 14 2021

Di Maria: "I talked to Scaloni and I told him I wanted to go back to the National Team"

Ángel Di María is one of the "historic" players who have not returned to wear the shirt of the Argentine team after Russian World Cup 2018. Coach Lionel Scaloni, recently confirmed in the post after a short time, bet on renewal and decided to get rid of the Fideo services.

However, Rosario made it clear that He yearns to be part of the national performance again and found that he did it on DT.

"I talked to Leo (Scaloni) and he asked me how I was doing. I told him I wanted to get back, that if I continue, I will leave open my opportunity to be in the national team, "said Di Maria in an interview with Fox Sports.

And then, he argued: "I am 30 years old, I feel the best and I try to make the best of my club to be there. He knows I'm available. If not, I will continue to work until the day I return. "

"I will never say no to the shirt that you feel so important," he said.

Concerning Scaloni, he thinks that since he is young, he is a coach "who is close to the players".

"He does not know, he knows who the players can pull out and those who do not, those who want to be and those who do not," he added.

Finally, he revealed more details about the conversation he had with the coach: "He told me that in these games he acted as a temporary, I wanted to try players to see what they have and then complement it with some of the old ones. "

"I do not know what will happen, I think it's best for the national team. Rapid Copa America is coming, I want to qualify, and then in Copa. I work for it and I'm trying to do my best to be there, "he concluded.

In the last hours, in addition, it was learned that Di Maria He had a noble gesture with Rosario Central, the club that saw him born as a footballer. The PSG player made an important donation of balls to the lower ones of Canalla.

The family of Di Maria, with his sister Vanessa on his head, went to the Sports City of Rosario to deliver the materials that young people use from the formative categories.

"It's not the first time that Fide, who does not forget his roots and the club of his love, has a gesture of solidarity with our institution … Angelito's gesture filled us with pride not only because of its importance in world football, but also because it is very important for our institution to have the support and the feeling of a football player who has been trained at home and does not forget his origin, something that every one of them tries to reach which are part of our lower divisions, "Rosario Central said in a statement.

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