Nothing was saved. Nicolás Benedetti, Colombian midfielder from America, assured this Tuesday that his team is on par with the best teams on the continent. At a press conference, the ‘Águilas’ player also took the opportunity to dedicate a few words to the institution that today celebrates 105 years of creation.
“For me it is a pride to belong to this institution, which celebrated 105 years of greatness, and I hope to contribute what they have done for me and my family by winning titles. The America it has nothing to envy to any other team on the continent “explained the former Deportivo Cali player from his country.
The 24-year-old footballer, who played the South American Pre-Olympic with the Colombian Under-23 team, revealed that he turned to mental health experts to get ahead in the face of rumors that placed him out of the America due to poor performance and various injuries that have prevented him from showing his best version in Mexico.
“It is no secret to anyone that everyone needs to be mentally strong, firm in what one wants and I have been working on that for a long time, not giving up and not throwing in the towel. Everything has its harvest and I always try to come out stronger from each situation “added.
After receiving the confidence of the Argentine Santiago Solari, coach of the ‘Águilas’, Benedetti He has participated in three matches of the Apertura 2021 tournament, one as a starter, in which he contributed an assist.
“I had difficult times like everyone else in life, but I always had in mind to come back in terms of injuries. I always had help from people and my family, who advised me, gave me peace of mind “said the player from Cali.
As will be well remembered, the America He leads the Apertura with 25 points and this Saturday he will visit San Luis on the thirteenth day of the tournament, a match in which he will seek to remain as the first place in the classification.
“From date 1 we are a constant team that goes to goal, scores a goal, we have a good defense, we are not a predictable team, but along the way it has improved and fulfilled what Solari asks of us”, sentenced Benedetti.
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