The Mexican team directed by Miguel Herrera provided one of the best roles in World Cups; However, as in any process, the call generated some controversy, one of which was the call of Carlos Pena, who never managed to shine with the ‘Tri’
‘Gullit’ Peña was one of the best midfielders in Liga MX, even his performance with Club León earned him being closely followed by European teams, especially Italian football.
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Before the World Cup in Brazil, the player had a slump in the game, which ended up affecting the summer fair. Despite that, the ‘Piojo’ decided to take it, but it was until now that, in an interview conducted by Omar Chaparro in Tu-Nighy, he revealed the reason why his performance dropped considerably.
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Unforgettable the goal that Carlos Peña scored on May 11, 2014 in the “Bombonera” to take Club León to the grand final.
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Herrera was questioned by the driver to choose the ‘baddest’ player he called in his time as coach of the national team, pointing to Carlos Peña, not because he was bad, but because of his level at that time.
“At the time I don’t think it was the worst, because I was living a very good moment, I think that in that transition to reach the World Cup, what happened with Chapito Montes hit Gullit Peña very hard and we fell apart. There we could no longer get Gullit back, but he was not called up as bad, I think that you hardly summon bad players from the National Team “.