According to specialized portals, the decision was historic, it had not happened since the 1978 World Cup in Argentina. Who? Polygon consulted experts in the field to find out whether they believe the curse of the fifth game (hopefully not the third from now on) is a reality.
Fernando Califdocumentary director mexico world champion (Available on Paramount+), shared that the history of the national team can be divided into three great moments. “For 40 years since the start and inauguration of the first World Cup in Uruguay in 1930, the national team brought more sorrow than glory,” he said.
Fernando He highlighted that many more goals were scored than the side at the time, many teams produced, but few achievements and stars. Most famously, he recalled, was the not very respectable draw against Wales. Then, the second of these phases is when Mexico took out the breed.
“It was accompanied by the most beautiful goal in World Cup history, courtesy of Manolo Negrete, and in Mexico 86, which plays one-on-one for the first time in its history; That stage was inaugurated by the Technical Director Bora MilutinovicSerbian by origin and Mexican at heart,” said caliph,
to the third, Fernando He called it “seven times seven” because he spent 30 years with the team “in the same place” in the round of 16. today) in its Groundhog DayRepetitive, with his glass half full or half empty, we’re between nine and 16″.
Fernando Admitted that the more important thing than a curse in the national team is educating players to “jump into that elite first eight. The facts show it is possible, but (lack) the how; with education, planting the mindset.” Sow the seed and produce players who have the training and who have the belief in their hearts that they can win.”
Ricardo PelaezA former football player, admitted that the process is more than “cursed” every four years Tri Have to change. “Starting with the managers, there are many permanent changes (that affect). The players lack conviction and persistence; there is a conformity with the famous ‘I’ve already done that’.”
pelies He explained that the lineup feels it has already done what it needs to do when it comes to taking some steps against other teams that are overweight in FIFA. He also indicated that the pressure on technical directors is immense: “The World Cup cycle starts with the support of the people, but there is incredible attrition and in the third year they are asked to leave.”