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The player that decided to play with Mexico National Team instead of Brazil

El Tri will face A Canarinha in a friendly match prior the World Cup.

He has both Mexican and Brazilian citizenships.
He has both Mexican and Brazilian citizenships.

Mexico National Team has yet to secure their ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as they have yet to face USMNT, Honduras MNT and El Salvador MNT on the last CONCACAF Qualifiers to know if they’ll have direct access to Qatar or will have to face a playoff game.

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According to reports, El Tri will face the South American teams either in August or September. And when Alejandro Viniegra learned about the upcoming match, he decided to represent Mexico National Team instead of wearing Brazil colors.

Who is Alejandro Viniegra?

The 19-year-old is a forward that has both Mexican and Brazilian citizenships, and although he started his soccer career with Brazil academy teams, in 2020 he decided to continue his process wearing El Tri colors. He’s been part of El Tri U-20 and currently plays for Red Bull Bragantino in Brazilian top flight.

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