The communication about the injury of Nico González and the call for Ángel Correa.  Photo: Twitter.

Rodrigo De Paul revealed in a series that the man from Rosario gave him important information about the Brazilian Renan Lodi, who lost the mark of ‘Fideo’ in the goal of the Argentine National Team.

Just three days from the start of the Qatar World Cup 2022, lionel scaloni He had to reach in and make a last-minute change. Nicholas Gonzalez He was disaffected and his place will be occupied Angel Correawho was player No. 27 and was resting in Funes, a city near Rosario.

The Fiorentina attacker, one of the “touched” that Lionel Scaloni summoned on the official roster, was removed because he suffered from a muscle injury. Meanwhile, Diego Simeone’s Atlético de Madrid striker traveled urgently to Doha, Qatar.

little angel He was a regular called up throughout the Lionel Scaloni cycle. His loss in the list of 26 players could well have been a football “injustice”. However, due to González’s injury, the outlook changed and his World Cup chance will be a reality.




The communication about the injury of Nico González and the call for Ángel Correa. Photo: Twitter.

In addition to being a fixture in the calls during all the South American Qualifiers, the former San Lorenzo was part of the teams that raised the America’s Cup 2021 in the Maracana and the Final 2022 in London.

But the 27-year-old striker was instrumental in the final against Brazil, where the Argentine National Team prevailed against the locals 1-0. In this case off the field, since he did not play a minute of play.

According to the protagonists in an Amazon documentary series, Ángel Correa gave his teammates a key piece of information when he warned them that Renan Lodi found it difficult to defend once he went on the attack and that his back was vulnerable to the Argentine counterattack. And right there came the play of the goal.

Angel Correa, with the shirt of the Argentine National Team.


Angel Correa, with the shirt of the Argentine National Team.

was his own Rodrigo DePaulwho assisted Ángel Di María to decide the match against Brazil, the one who confessed what happened: “Before the match I had spoken with ‘Fide’ because Angelito Correa had given us some information“.

He had told us that the winger (Renan Lodi) sometimes got a little complicated behind his back“Added De Paul about the Brazilian who at the time was Correa’s teammate at Simeone’s Atlético de Madrid.

The rest of the story is known. Rodrigo de Paul and Ángel Di María did what they do best and took advantage of Ángel Correa’s advice. The pass from the former Racing was accurate and precise behind the back of the winger who did not cover the spaces. Y noodle He defined with a mouthpiece above the goalkeeper, as he usually does in important moments.

Rodrigo de Paul confessed that the information given to him by Ángel Correa was key to helping Di María.  Photo: EFE.


Rodrigo de Paul confessed that the information given to him by Ángel Correa was key to helping Di María. Photo: EFE.

After 26 years, the Argentine National Team raised a trophy again. The setting at the Maracana was out of a movie. And Messi was able to remove that “thorn” of winning something with the National Team.

“When you touch the ball and you know you hit it well, you know it’s going, that’s it. There are thousandths of a second in which that crosses your mind, you do it and that happens,” Di María concluded about that moment. There are no doubts that little angel Correa is as important on the pitch as he is off it for the National Team. Will he repeat his advice in Qatar?

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