The challenge issued by Justin Trudeau, Minister of Canada, to his team before facing the Tri

Justin Trudeau wanted Canada to achieve a historic result against those led by Gerardo Martino (Photo: Blair Gable/REUTERS)

The Canadian National Team are still preparing to receive the visit of Mexico in a new CONCACAF qualifying date to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Maple Leaf He has one of his best generations in history and wants to take advantage of all his weapons to beat the Mexicans. A little more than 24 hours before the start of the meeting, a very special guest surprised the footballers to wish them a favorable result.

It is Justin Trudeau, current Prime Minister of Canada, who visited the training facilities of his country’s national team in Edmonton dedicate a few words of support in the face of the Sorting. The players met at the end of the works to receive a message from the president to motivate them and obtain the long-awaited ticket for the World Cup.

“I don’t want to take too much of your time because I know how important your focus is, but I want you to know that millions of Canadians will be watching the game at what is a great moment in Canadian soccer history. And for you, so I want you to know that we’re very excited about what you’ve accomplished and what you can accomplish,” Trudeau said.

Canada has one of the best generations of footballers in its history (Photo: Henry Romero/REUTERS)
Canada has one of the best generations of footballers in its history (Photo: Henry Romero/REUTERS)

The Prime Minister of the North American nation encouraged his players to leave everything on the pitch to continue to unite fans in football. “The road has been incredible and we are very proud of you who have united Canadians in soccer”were the words of the President, who also photographed himself with the jersey of the Canadian team.

Currently, the framework led by John Herdman is one of the main protagonists of football in the CONCACAF zone. The team has high quality footballers who play for teams from the old continent in leagues such as the Premier League and Bundesliga. The most notable case is that of Alfonso Davis, left side which is part of the starting formations of the Bayern Munich and who has even already won a UEFA Champions League with the bavarian.

This quality of workforce has enabled the team of the Maple Leaf place in the top three spots of the Octagon Final standings heading to Qatar 2022. The Canadians have 13 points after seven games played; they are only below the United States and Mexico, which register 14 units and are in first and second position respectively.

The Mexico vs Canada match will be played this Tuesday, November 12 (Photo: Twitter/@MiSeleccionMX)
The Mexico vs Canada match will be played this Tuesday, November 12 (Photo: Twitter/@MiSeleccionMX)

In the previous match between the two teams played at Azteca Stadium, those led by Gerardo father Martino was dominated on the pitch. The Sorting he failed to match the opening play of the Canadians and a quick counterattack that slipped away from Alphonso Davies and company. Although the match ended in a 1-1 draw, many pundits pointed out that the Mexicans should have lost the duel due to the superiority of the rival.

Everything is ready for these countries to engage in a decisive duel in their aspirations to easily win the ticket for the next World Cup. The Aztec players will have a difficult task due to the expected weather conditions for the game on Tuesday November 12 at Commonwealth Stadium. Predictions indicate that the game will take place with a temperature of -10 degrees Celsius and snow is even expected.

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