After a 2021 where Mexico lost three games in a row against the USMNT and when it became clear that Mexico National Team needs a renovation, not only their logo but the whole squad, as most of the current players are already on their last years as professionals.
From Germany, reports arrive of a young center-back belongs to Bundesliga II’s Holstein Kiel, second tier German league, that has a Mexican passport and is still open to play for El Tri, although the current coaching staff policies could shut the doors for him until he changes his mind for good and decides to represent the Stars and Stripes.
Although 19-year-old Nico Carrera currently plays for Holstein Kiel II, the Academy team of Bundesliga 2’s Holstein Kiel, his good performances and potential could help him make the jump to the senior team, and to a bigger league in the near future.
Who is Nico Carrera?
Carrera was born in Pachuca in 2002 but he started his career at FC Dallas Academy team, where he played until 2020, when he decided to not renew his contract with the MLS team and try his luck in Europe, where he signed with Holstein Kiel until 2023. He’s played for the U-17 US National Team although he’s still open to play for El Tri if the call arrives.