Over the years, the media has been managed on many occasions according to the fans’ wishes. Sometimes it is supported by a direct or first-hand source, or failing that it comes from a reliable source, on the information of some transcendental transfer.
In the case of the Águilas del América, especially in recent times, there have been many players who came close to signing with the team, but in the end they never happened.
In the following list we present an ideal eleven of some of the footballers who were linked to the Azulcrema institution, but who never signed with the club.
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1. Tiago Volpi – Goalkeeper
Santos v Sao Paulo – Brasileirao Series A 2019
The Brazilian goalkeeper left the Gallos Blancos del Querétaro because he wanted more projection to be called up with the team, however, his strategy did not work very well. When Agustín Marchesín he left El Nido the option of repatriating him to Aztec soccer was considered, but in the end Guillermo Ochoa took the game.
2. Mauricio Romero – Central defender
Morelias’ Mauricio Romero celebrates aft
How to forget when Pampa Romero He was the best central defender of Mexican soccer, in a summer draft, the Azulcrema directive arrived at the table of the Monarchy executives with a briefcase full of money to persuade them to sell the Argentine defender, but they were flatly rejected.
3. Néstor Araujo – Central defender
Getafe v Celta de Vigo – La Liga Santander
The ex-cruzulino is an undisputed holder of Celta de Vigo in the Spanish First Division, it was one of the options to reinforce the team in 2020, but it did not happen and it surely will not happen if he continues at that level, at least in the short term.
4. Carlos Izquierdoz – Central defender
Boca Juniors v Palmeiras – CONMEBOL Libertadores Cup 2018
The Argentine defender was a multi-champion of Mexican soccer with Santos Laguna, the player was at the time one of the best defenders of Aztec football, due to that, he returned to his country with Boca Juniors.
5. Robert Piris Da Motta – Defensive Midfielder
San Lorenzo v Godoy Cruz – Superliga 2017/18
The Brazilian had shown a good performance with the Flamengo When he won the Copa Libertadores, the Brasileirao and they attended the 2019 Club World Cup, it was said that his hiring was already a fact, but in the end his arrival did not materialize.
6. Iván Marcone – Right hand drive
Boca Juniors v Union – Superliga 2019/20
It was one of the options to relieve the departure of Guido RodríguezBut his past with Cruz Azul and Boca Juniors’ obstacles did not help and América went for other alternatives.
7. Jefferson Montero – Left Midfielder
Swansea City v Leeds United – Sky Bet Championship
The skilled Ecuadorian was in the sights of the capital club when he broke it with Monarcas Morelia, in the transfer markets it was said about the possible incorporation to the team, however, the player rejected the offers and I waited for one to arrive from the Old Continent.
8. Franck Ribéry – Offensive Midfielder
ACF Fiorentina v UC Sampdoria – Serie A
The offensive midfielder was in the shortlist of the three best footballers of 2013 alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, after many years with the Bavarians there was talk of his possible departure from the club and arrival in Coapa, but it never materialized.
9. Jackson Martínez – Center Forward
FC Porto v Portimonense SC – Liga NOS
The coffee striker was an element that was on many occasions in the orbit of the Azulcremas, from his time with the Jaguars of Chiapas, even on his European tour when he was part of the Guangzhou of Chinese football, and that is that he was never signed by Atlético de Madrid, at the time he was an outstanding attacker.
10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Center Forward
AC Milan v Torino FC – Serie A
The arrival of the Swedish giant to Aztec lands was the wish of all American fans and even of all the fans of Mexican soccer, but it turned out to be more of a wish than a reality.
11. Radamel Falcao – Center Forward
Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig “Galatasaray AS v Fenerbahce AS”
On the eve of the Club América centenary celebration, the media speculated for a long time about the arrival of a ‘bomb signing’ to cheer their fans, the Falcao tiger It was the most talked about, but it never happened.