The El Tre coach suffers from a retinal detachment and will be treated, which will prevent him from traveling to the commitments of visiting the Mexican national team.
Gerardo “Tata” Martino will not travel to the matches Mexico will play against Costa Rica and Panamaas a visitor in CONCACAF qualificationHe is going to have surgery because he has a retinal detachment.
The Tricolor coach was on the bench for the match against Jamaica, following some medical recommendations and looking to spend as much time as possible with the team, as he won’t be able to travel tomorrow, to face the next two matches en route to Qatar 2022.
And the coach himself admitted, at a press conference, that he will undergo surgery, because of the detached retina, which makes him have to rest, so he will not travel to Costa Rica and Panama.
“Tomorrow I will have retinal detachment surgery,” Tata Martino said after the match against Jamaica in Azteca.
Once you turn it on, The coach of the Mexican national team must rest and wait for the outcome of the surgery, to know how long he will not be able to travel by plane.
A similar case occurred in the NFL in 2017, when Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer underwent retinal surgery and was unable to fly for six weeks, on medical advice.
Gerardo Martino’s place on the tricolor bench will be replaced by Jorge TellerAssistant to the Mexican national team. “Tata” only missed two matches for the Mexican national team, and in those commitments, the team was unable to achieve victory in the original time.
Tricolor has two qualifying commitments left in September and returns to activity in October, to take on Canada. Honduras and El Salvador.
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