Champions League: United States surpasses Mexico in representatives for the contest

For years, in Mexico we thought we were the giant of the Concacaf, but in recent years, individual performances have changed that trend, and as this Champions League.

For the current edition of the best club tournament in the world, there will be 10 registered US players, for only three from our country.

But it is not only the fact of the quantity, but the team they are in that makes them even more relevant. Stars and Stripes they have two players with him Barcelona, one in the Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund Y RB Leipzig, to mention the most important. While for the Tri appear in the Athletic, Ajax Y Porto.

While Jesus Manuel Corona is the main representative of the litter, his team is far from being a candidate for the title. Edson alvarez Y Hector Herrera They are not starters and are part of the rotation of their teams, which, in theory, have higher demands on the tournament.

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While, on the American side, Pulisic, is holder in Chelsea; Weston McKennie alternates in the Juventus; SergiƱo Dest Y Konrad of the Source are substitutes with Barcelona; Chris Richards, of the Bayern Munich Y Zack Steffen, of the Manchester CityThey barely see minutes, but they are in front-line clubs, which are candidates to win the Orejona.

One step below they come Gio Try, part of the offensive rotation of the Dortmund; Tyler Adams, headline with Leipzig Y Alex Mendez, of the Ajax, which complete a legion that, in addition to being talented and promising, is young and already rubs shoulders, in matches and training sessions, with the best in the world.

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