Rogelio Funes Mori: who is the argentinian that will play for Mexico National Team?

By Alexis Almosnino

Rogelio Funes Mori: who is the argentinian that will play for Mexico National Team?

Rogelio Funes Morí made the news in recent days, because his Mexican nationality was confirmed, which allowed him to be selected among the 23 who will play the Gold Cup for Gerardo Martino's team

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It's official. Rogelio Funes Mori will make his debut with the Mexico National Team. The recently nationalized striker had been included by Tata Martino on the preliminary list for the Gold Cup, but was now officially called up to play friendlies against Panama and Nigeria before making his debut in the aforementioned tournament.

Funes Mori, a former River striker who managed to play a match for the Argentine National Team, performs at Monterrey in Mexico and was nationalized to be summoned by his compatriot Martino, despite the fact that many media outlets considered that Javier Chicahrito Hernández, scorer for the Los Angeles Galaxy, deserved to be summoned,. On June 14, the 30-year-old Argentine striker received the naturalization letter at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Relations.

Funes Mori played for Argentina's under-18 and under-20 teams and even did so for the senior team on September 19, 2012 to play a friendly match against Brazil. In addition, he had a brief stint in European football, at Benfica in Portugal, and at Eskişehirspor in Turkey.

"I want to share with you with great pride that I am already Mexican. I feel love, respect and gratitude for this great country and its people. I am very happy!", Wrote, with great happiness, the twin of Ramiro, who performs as a Virrareal player in Spain . The message was accompanied by a photo, with the certificate of citizenship received and the flag of Mexico at its side.

Who is Rogelio Funes Mori?

Rogelio Funes Mori is a professional soccer player born in Mendoza, Argentina, who currently plays for Rayados de Monterrey, in Mexico. The forward is currently 30 years old, measures 1.86 meters, and was nationalized by Mexico, to play the next Gold Cup

Rogelio Funes Mori: His professional career

- River Plate (Argentina) : 2009 - 2013. 100 matches, 20 goals.

- Benfica (Portugal) : 2013-2014. 2 matches, 0 goals.

- Benfica B (Portugal) : 2013-2014. 12 matches, 13 goals.

- Eskişehirspor (Turkey) : 2014-2015. 29 matches, 8 goals.

- Monterrey (Mexico) : 2015-Actual. 196 matchs, 98 goals.

Rogelio Funes Mori: Tournaments that he won

- Primera B Nacional: 2011–12 (River Plate)

- Primeira Liga: 2013–14 (Portugal)

- Taça de Portugal: 2013–14 (Portugal)

- Taça da Liga: 2013–14 (Portugal)

- Liga MX: Apertura 2019 (Mexico)

- Copa MX: Apertura 2017, 2019–20 (Mexico)

- CONCACAF Champions League: 2019 (Mexico)

Rogelio Funes Mori Market Value

According to Transfermarket, the value of his pass is approximately 6 million euros.

Rogelio Funes Mori Net Worth

According to what can be calculated, it is estimated that N'Golo Kanté's Net Worth is 23 million euros


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