In the last pre-season friendly, River Plate drew 0-0 with Vélez, in a match in which the Colombian Juan Fernando Quintero was applauded by the fans at the Monumental stadium.
Upon entering the court, Quintero received thunderous applause from River fans, happy to see him again at the Monumental.
Quintero did not disappoint them. He showed off his talent and his great passes. He gets ready for the start of the season.
At the end of the game, he commented on ESPN: “The affection they have for me, which has been shown here in River, is very nice for one, I felt it since I arrived and it can be seen on the field. We hope that may it be a good year for all”.
Colombian took the opportunity to talk about the moment of the Colombian National Team, almost eliminated from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“Undoubtedly it is a very difficult situation, it gives me very sad, but it also motivates me”, he said
And he added: “I think that in the end we have to reverse a situation, we have an opportunity to play two games and see that we get other results, this is football and well, in difficult times you have to show character, you have to show your face, that’s how we should live the life of this sport”.
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