Age seems not to be an impediment to Rubens Sambueza in looking to have a chance in the Mexican team for next year.
In an interview conducted in ESPN, the new player of the Athletic of San Luis, has been one of the players with more continuity in recent years in Toluca Y LionAlthough at 37 he still wants to play for Mexico before retiring from soccer.
“Until the day I have to hang up my boots, I will continue dreaming, striving to get what you want. I’m going to try my best to be in the Mexican team and because I think that by making an effort I can have a chance ”, he declared to ESPN.
Sambueza and his dual nationality
The new Atlético de San Luis player has Mexican nationality, although at 37 that possibility is almost nil, he pointed out that he maintains pressure with young players to stay in shape.
“Sometimes I laugh because I jokingly said to the youngest of the teams in which I have played: ‘If you don’t put pressure on me, I’m going to play until I get tired and want to retire. If they don’t put pressure on me, this old man is going to continue playing, “he added.
Rubens Sambueza played a single match with the Argentina Under-17 National Team in the 2001 World Cup, against the Burkina Faso team for third place, where they were defeated by the Africans by 2 goals to 0.