The youth element of Los Angeles FC has calls from Mexico and the United States, but hopes in the future to also be considered by the albiceleste
Jude Terry in a 14-year-old soccer player who belongs to Los Angeles F.C. who until now has been summoned by the Under-15 team of Mexico and of USAbut also, by inheritance from his father Diego Terryhas the possibility of being considered by Argentinaan objective that the adolescent has set, who wants to have the experience of wearing the shirt he is wearing Lionel Messi, his idol. However, facing the match between the Tri and the Albiceleste, he is not inclined towards any team.
football and family Terry They have been together for years. Carlos Alberto Terrygrandfather of jude, came to play in the Second Division of Argentina; subsequently Diego Terryfather of the player LAFCcame to play Indoor Soccer at a professional level, where he shared the field with Zizinho, father of Giovani and Jonathan Dos Santos, but now the story is in the boots of judewho at 14 years old, already boasts calls for the Mexican and American teams.
“I’m happy because they gave him the chance to Mexican team and American selection. We are proud and honored that he can represent both Mexico, USAWhat Argentina. Until now we had two invitations, which was Mexico Y USAbut we are working there and he is enjoying this sport that is so beautiful,” he declared. Diego Terry.
A Jude Terry He likes to wear long hair, something that characterizes him, but he also has the particularity of having three nationalities. the one of USA, which is where he was born in October 2008; that of Mexico, thanks to his maternal grandparents; and of Argentina for his dad. Nevertheless, jude He still hasn’t decided which team he will lean towards when he has to take some path.
“No, because I’m still little, but when they call and when I’m older, I don’t know which one I’m going to choose because they’re all good,” he replies. judewho remembers how his first call to Mexico Already USAthanks to the performances he has had in the LAFCwhere he is captain with the 2008 category, but also plays with the 2006.
“First he spoke to me Mexico and then, about two months later, he spoke to me USA for a camp. I was with my mom and the club director sent me a message that he invited me. They saw me at a Manchester City Cup tournament, they told me about Mexico and it gave me joy, I was already waiting for the call. I was very happy because they both called me and then, more proud of the opportunity that he gave me LAFC”.
Despite jude has only been considered by Mexico Y USAdoes not lose hope of one day being summoned by Argentinacountry where his three idols were born: Lionel MessiDiego Maradona and his dad.
“Yes, I think they’re going to call me, but I don’t know when, but I do think,” he replies. jude when questioned about whether he would like to be called by the Albiceleste. “I’m playing well right now and then if I’m going to USA either Mexico to a tournament, well, they are going to see me and if I play well, they are going to call me”.
Despite taking the first steps in his career, jude He has lived through two unforgettable chapters in European football, even the youth confesses to having felt that he won the Champions Leagueafter Gerard Piqué gave him a trophy from a tournament that was held at the facilities of La Masía in Barcelona.
“He gave it to me at the stadium of the second team of Barcelona and I felt like I was in the Champions League final, he gave me the trophy and I was very happy that he gave it to me.”
One of the outstanding qualities of jude with the ball is his technique, in addition to his physical size, in which he is nearly 1.75 meters tall, as well as his power and intelligence, characteristics with which he won a skills contest of the Manchester Citywhose prize was training at the facilities of the citizensas well as living with the players of the first team, in which Sergio Agüero was at that time.
“Everything was very professional. When we were eating, everything was very good. We were professionals and then, when we were training, we had everyone, we had the coaches, next door was the stadium and next door was where the professionals train. I felt like being there in the Manchester CityI felt like I was a professional.”
Next Saturday there will be mixed feelings in the family home Terrywhere everyone wishes that Mexico Y Argentina advance to the round of 16 World Cup Qatar 2022, but they are divided on the team they will support in the duel between the two teams. On the one hand, Diego he opts for his native country, but judeinvolved with the Tri and the Albiceleste, prefers to reserve his favorite.
“I don’t know why my dad is going to be with Argentina and if I go to Mexico, he will be angry. I’m just going to see it ”, she ends jude between smiles