ANDthe front of the Valencia Maxi Gomez said goodbye to the last call of the Uruguay national team with a goal and left good feelings thinking about him Qatar World Cup 2022. In the farewell before his public before the World Cup, the celestial team won 5-0 in Montevideo in a friendly against a Panama who offered no resistance throughout the match. In fact, the Central American team formed a team with unusual footballers since it was a match not foreseen in their calendar and that it was organized after Jamaica will cancel their engagement at the Centenario stadium.
Maxi Gomez entered the minute 62 substituting for Lucas Torreira and dial the 4-0 at 68′. After the meeting, he explained in a mixed zone his sensations with the party, with the selection and also regarding his future -collected by the live broadcast of 970 Universal: “There are a lot of level in the selection. It’s nice power learn from them and I am very happy to be here. Now it’s time to go to Valencia to do it in the best way and that we can go to the World Cup, which is a dream for everyone”, explained the Valencia player to questions from journalists.
Now it’s time to go to Valencia to do it in the best way, being able to go to the World Cup is a dream for everyone
One of the questions was asked directly by the possibility to change team this summer and his response was blunt: “Right now I’m at Valencia, I have a contract and I’ll continue there.”
Lastly, Maxi Gómez spoke of the Diego Alonso’s style -former Valencia player- as selector Celeste: “All the teams want to defend well and attack as much as possible. For us forwards it is very good to be able to attack and with Diego Alonso we are doing well and hopefully that we continue doing it with this rhythm“.
Maxi’s situation at Valencia
Maxi Gmez signed for Valencia in summer 2019 in a transaction with a book value of €30 million (it was paid 14.5 million plus the transfer of Santi Mina and the cession of Jorge Senz). As he has two years left on his contract, the black and white club has left for amortize another 12 million euros of this signing. Anything that would transfer it below this amount would further penalize the calculation of the ffinancial air play from Valencia.
maxi has played 32 games this season (2,136 minutes) in which he has only scored five goals and has given an assist. His last two goals in the last two League games, together with the goal against Uruguay, improve the sensations of this discreet season in terms of goalscoring data.
Maxi has disputed lthe three matches with Uruguay, although none of them as a starter. In view of USA entered 61′replacing Cavani; against Mexico, he replaced Cavani at 78′. He only scored against Paraguay six minutes after entering the field of play for Lucas Torreira.