Although he has been called up to the National Team regularly since 2012 and has attended two World Cups, Camilo Vargas he had never been able to stop a playoff game. This time he took up the challenge after the absence of David ospina and he not only responded by tackling, but also put a goal pass, the third goal of the game that they beat Venezuela 3-0.
Vargas has saved seven games with the National Team, six of them as a starter, and he can afford to say that, with him in goal, the team always won and that they have only scored one goal, and a penalty: American Jozy Altidore did it on November 14, 2014, in a friendly that Colombia won 2-1.
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The man from Bogotá, today the goalkeeper of the Atlas de México, virtually answered questions from accredited journalists after the victory against Venezuela.
Did you expect to be a starter? “From the moment the call arrived, I made myself available to the coaching staff and for them to make the decision they made. They always think of the benefit of the National Team.”
The assistance to Luis Fernando Muriel. “More than a worked play is how the game happened: in the last minutes they perhaps took the courage to go to the front, I see that there is a space for Muriel to attack at speed and thank God this happened and we were able to score the goal. third goal “.
The growth of the team. “Not only today we see growth but over eight, ten years, without generations that have changed the history of the National Team and our football, today they see us in a different way. We are a country that in recent years it has exported many more players, and that motivates us and we continue with that commitment to this day. ”
Did you ask David Ospina for advice? “Beyond a working relationship, I have a very good relationship with him, he is a great friend and an excellent human being, without a doubt we have constant communication, not only in these moments but when we are away, I think that is important to me, have a benchmark in the Colombian arc as a personal friend. “
(In other news: Stepping strong! Colombia beat Venezuela 3-0)
Did you review the plays after the game? “Beyond the plays, the goal pass, I think it remains to give back a little to the people who took the time to send me a message to thank them for their willingness, for always believing in me and now we have to think about what is coming. ”
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