Yesterday was a great duel between Xolos de Tijuana and Necaxa in Liga MX 2022, in which the team from the border was almost defeated, but a player saved them by scoring the first goal of the match. For this reason, it is worth reviewing who Facundo Ferreyra is, the player who saved La Jauría from defeat.
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When everything seemed to be going well for the Xolaje, with Ferreyra's goal, Luis García Bañuelos appeared in the 69th minute to score the goal that gave the Rayos the tie.
Had it not been for La Jauría's Argentinean striker, also known as "Chucky", the team from the border would have gone home with a defeat on their shoulders.
Who is Facundo Ferreyra?
Facundo Ferreyra is an Argentine professional soccer player and currently plays as a striker for Xolos De Tijuana in Mexico's Liga MX 2022.
The player has just arrived at Liga MX and before that, he played in Argentina, Ukraine, England, Spain, Portugal, and Romania.
In Mexican soccer, he has played 6 games for Xolos de Tijuana and so far in the tournament he has scored 1 goal.
Ferreyra began his career in soccer in Banfield of Argentina in 2018 and after a bad season in general for the club, the player would move to Vélez Sarsfield, where he would accumulate several achievements and would accumulate 58 matches, in which he would score 15 goals and provide 5 assists, but where he would also suffer due to injuries.
Due to his great performance, the player would be acquired by Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine, wherein in 22 games he would score 6 goals and provide 2 assists.
Where and when was Facundo Ferreyra born?
The player was born in Lomas de Zamora, Argentina on March 14, 1991, so he is currently 30 years old, in which his dedication to soccer has not always corresponded to him since, after his stay in Ukrainian soccer, he emigrated to England to play for Newcastle United.
However, he could not make his debut because an injury prevented him from doing so and he returned to Shakhtar Donetsk, where he had a good second season.
Later, in 2018 he would try his luck in Benfica of Portugal and then, in Espanyol of La Liga, where he would score 9 goals in 36 appearances.
He would then return to try his luck again to Benfica and then to Celta de Vigo, teams in which despite having played 12 and 13 games respectively, he would only score 1 goal for each team.
His last international team was CFR Cluj, from Romanian soccer, where he would stay from 2021 to 2022 when he joined Xolos de Tijuana.
Facundo Ferreyra and his experience with the Argentina national soccer team
Ferreyra has been an international with Argentina's U-20 national soccer team, where he played in a South American Championship and a World Cup, tournaments in which he played 12 matches and scored 5 goals.
Therefore, it is worth following closely this player who has already saved Xolos de Tijuana from defeat with a goal.