With three weeks to go before the start of the Qatar World Cup 2022, Gregg Berhalter He suffers to put together the team or, at least, to have his players in optimal conditions. Is that he added another injured. This is Luca de la Torre, a midfielder who plays for Celta. From the Spanish club they indicated what recovery period he needs.
America in trouble
There are three weeks to go before the biggest event in football begins and any injury can leave a footballer without a World Cup. That’s why the players fear, but also the coaches, of course.
Gregg Berhalter this time is worried about what might happen to Luca de la Torre. It is that the midfielder suffered an injury and Celta de Vigo reported how serious it is: muscle rupture of the left hamstring.
Eduardo Coudet reassured the coach of the United States National Team. “I spoke with the doctor, it’s a minor injury, but he will surely make it to the World Cup. He’s a player who has a role in his team, so there won’t be any problem,” said the technical director of the Vigo team.
United States for the World Cup
In addition to the problem caused by the injury of Luca de la Torre, Berhalter is waiting for the recovery of Tyler Adams, captain, and he already has the peace of mind that Giovanni Reyna was discharged after muscular tension.
The United States will debut in the World Cup on November 21 against Wales; four days later, they will clash with England and on the 29th they will close their participation in the group stage against Iran.
United States: the women’s team will receive the same as the men’s
The United States women’s team played a friendly against Nigeria at Audi Field in Washington. But almost that happened to the anecdote, is that after the meeting there was a historical event.
The Football Federation of that country placed a table on the lawn of the stadium and, in the presence of Cindy Parlow, federal president, the act of signing the agreement that equalizes women’s salaries with men was carried out. Thus, players and players of The Stars and Stripes will receive the same.
Parlow expressed his happiness and highlighted the performance of each part: “I have to give a lot of credit to everyone involved. The women’s team and its players’ association, the men’s team and its players’ association, and everyone in the Federation. So many people gave their input and worked together to make this happen.”
It was also Becky Sauerbrunn who expressed herself. The American captain gave statements at a press conference and stated: “I want to thank everyone for the support, for the messages on social networks, for the chants of ‘equal pay’. You make the difference and you are truly the best fans in the world.”
Through an official statement, the federation explained that it will guarantee “equal pay through identical economic terms.” It is the first team to match prizes for participation in the 2022 Qatar World Cup and other teams are expected to do the same.
In principle, the agreement will run until 2028 and will not only work for the World Cup, but also for all FIFA competitions.