Ricardo Pepi, in social networks, explained the reason for attending the call of the United States for the tie heading to Qatar 2022
The Mexican American forward of FC Dallas, Ricardo Pepi He explained through his social networks the reasons why he decided to say no to the Mexican National Team to represent the United States.
“I grew up with my Mexican heritage and I love everything about the culture, the people, the food and I am very proud to be Mexican American. I was born and raised in the USA. This country has given me and my family a home and the possibilities to be able to achieve my dreams. It has supported me and taught me that when you work hard, you will be rewarded. “
Ricardo Pepi, 18, emphasized that he is proud to represent the United States team, so he closed his post by sending a message to fans of the Stars and Stripes.
“I am very proud to have been called up with the USMNT for the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. This means the world to me. I will give my all to you. Thank you and I can’t wait to see you in Nashville!”
The striker, who is barely coming of age on Mexican soil, emphasized that although he will represent the national team of the Stars and Stripes, he has always liked Mexican culture and food, so he feels proud to be Mexican American.
“I grew up in a unique part of the US I lived in El Paso and having my family in Ciudad Juárez meant that every week I would cross the border to visit friends and family. I have always grown up immersed in my Mexican heritage. I love everything about my culture, my people, my food, and I am very proud to be Mexican-American ”,
Ricardo Pepi He was one of the protagonists of the All-Star Game that faced the Liga MX and MLS players, after scoring the winning goal in the penalty shoot-out, in the match last night at the Banc of California Stadium.
The Mexican-American forward has participated with the United States Under-17 National Team in a World Cup, so after confirming his process, he will now be able to continue his activity with the Stars and Stripes National Team.