Alejandro Zendejas is happy with his decision to commit to playing international football in the United States after spending several months considering whether to play in the United States. USA or MexicoHe also denied allegations that he tried to make demands in exchange for agreeing to play for El Tri.
The Club America winger was born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and moved to El Paso, Texas at a young age. He spent time at his FC Dallas academy and joined his MLS team in 2014 as a homegrown player.
His club career then moved to Mexico, first joining Guadalajara before Sacatepec and NekasaHe has represented both the United States and Mexico and at the international youth and senior levels.
Zendejas denies Tata’s allegations
The 25-year-old has officially and finally decided his future united states of america Last week, he refuted reports suggesting he sought guaranteed playing time in negotiations with Mexico.
“I don’t think anyone is in a position to secure anything for you.” Zendehas Said.
“We have to work on it every day and prove to people that we deserve the opportunity. What happened there was a series of chaos. People were saying things that weren’t true.
“But at the end of the day, I tried not to focus on that. I tried to focus on playing well, like my own club team. And I decided to represent America. ”
Why did Zendejas choose America instead of Mexico?
The winger started playing for united states of america Being on the youth team as a teenager, he says he enjoys reconnecting with old friends. This was not an easy or quick decision for him, but it seems that he showed his loyalty to the first national team that ultimately chose him.
“My goal is to play in the World Cup and that’s why I decided to choose America. It was also nice to see players I knew from childhood again.” Zendehas.
“I started training in America when I was 15. I think I decided to represent America because I was in the youth team for the World Cup in Chile.
“I was getting calls from everywhere, so I talked to my family almost every day or every week.”