Colombian journalists remember that the former Tri coach preferred the Atlas goalkeeper over Franco Armani, when he directed Atletico Nacional.
goalkeeper life Camilo Vargas Turned from being a “freak” to a former helmsman Mexican national teamAnd Juan Carlos Osorio, in passing through National Sports, to become the champion of Mexican soccer, Atlas of Guadalajara.
The goalkeeper was out of coffee led by his compatriot Juan Carlos Osorio At Atlético Nacional and in 2015, during the coach’s first phase with the King of Cups, he said Camilo Vargas Above Franco Armani, which fans did not like at all.
Colombian journalist, Esteban Lopez, recalls that “Camillo arrived at Atletico Nacional at the request of Juan Carlos Osorio, because he needed a goalkeeper who could handle his feet well. At that time there were also Franco Armani and Christian Bonilla, two good-goalkeepers.” Known in Colombia. … Osorio preferred Camilo over Armani and the fans didn’t like him very much.”
Added journalist from Radio Munira Eastman, from Medellin: “Camilo is very apathetic to the press, and has not been in good contact with fans either. Once contacted, he did not make it to press conferences … a moment in National SportsI tell you because he came from being an idol in Independiente and came to the biggest team in Colombia, where he was thought to be David Ospina’s great rival in the national team. And it still is, but at that time his career got under the knife.”
However, he mentioned it in his passage National Sports “The fans didn’t want him; maybe the directors supported him, maybe he didn’t. Suddenly he asked to leave.”
For his part, journalist Diego Saviola said: Sports without confinement From the radio in Cali, also talk to ESPN Digital Around Camilo Vargas He emphasized: “Almost all the goalkeepers of the Colombian team are from Valle de Cauca, like Oscar Cordoba or Miguel Calero at the time. Camilo Vargas is the only Bogota goalkeeper recently in the national team.”
He referred to Vargas as “a flying archer who saves penalties”, as well as highlighting that Deportivo Cali fans, where Camilo lived through two stages of his career, remember him with great affection, especially at that time on March 3, 2019, when “Cali was losing at home 1-0 against Melonarius and Camilo scored with a header, to tie the final with one goal.
“At that time he was the hero of the night, he stood on his shoulders, the whole pitch… He did it before in El Clasico in Bogota, he played for Santa Fe, and incidentally against Melonarios. We saw the match against Lyon and we see that he improved in the exits with his feet, which is something It was hard for him here.”
He’s always been “criminal pickers.”
Juan Fernando Mejia, currently the director of the Colombian Football Association and director of Deportivo Cali, is in the goalkeeping stage for the champions. Atlas of GuadalajaraHe said, “Camilo is a reference and an idol in our institution, he was the leader when he went to Mexico. He supported us greatly. He is a very alchemist and familiar person.”
He said that in his role with FCF, he shared with him Camilo Vargas The World Cup qualifying rounds and that “when he had to play for the national team, he was very good. Finally, he was with David Ospina, who is a personal friend of his, they support each other a lot. He is one of the great leaders in the team. Choice.”
Came to defend Camilo Vargas, by saying that he “has wisdom and a lot of respect for the media, he doesn’t like the leadership role very much… I don’t quite understand that journalists’ story.”
On whether the red-and-black goalkeeper will make it to Qatar next year, he was quick to answer: “That’s a question for the coach, it’s not my job to say that. What he makes clear is that Camilo is one of the primary goalkeepers of the team. Colombia Choice. They are usually Camilo Vargas and David Ospina, and the third is Andres Mosquera.”
Juan Fernando Mejia also referred to this goal from Vargas to Millonarios and decreed that “he also covers penalties, as he did in the Atlas final. In the penalty shootout we had in the Copa America, he was the hero, as he covered penalties in two games and that helped us go on.” forward in the tournament.
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