Rogelio Funes Mori has permission to defend Mexico’s colors in the Gold Cup, with permission from FIFA
monterey striker, Rogelio Funes Morey, authorized by FIFA to play gold cup With the Mexican national team, once the union change is approved. The striker was naturalized a few days ago and is now awaiting the call-up of Tata Martino.
“The FIFA Players Status Committee today approved the next change for the association. Rogelio Gabriel Funes Mori may represent Mexico with immediate effect”, a FIFA spokesperson informed that ESPN Digital.
The Mexican Football Federation sent a request to change the Rogelio Gabriel Funes Morey union since the early hours of Tuesday, as soon as the Argentine obtained the “certificate of Mexican citizenship”.
South America has fallen behind, because the Mexican Football Federation must present the initial list of invitees to the Gold Cup this week and cannot include Funes Morey until it has been approved by FIFA.
In order to make the change, Funes Mori needed to resign from the Argentine Football Association, send the request from the Mexican Football Federation and approve the FIFA Player Status Committee.
“I would like to proudly share with you that I am indeed Mexican. I feel love, respect and gratitude for this great country and its people. I’m very happy! Rogelio Funes Mori, posted on his social networks, as soon as he received a certificate of Mexican citizenship.
The 30-year-old striker is hoping to get a call from Gerardo Tata Martino for the Gold Cup, as the Mexican national team has had problems finding a replacement for Raul Jimenez, who is out of the competition indefinitely.
Mexico will be able to count on Rogelio Funes Mori for the Gold Cup once they have all the passes.