A goal by Rabona changed his life Andrés Vásquez . Driven by the power of YouTube, the soccer player with Swedish and Peruvian nationality became known in our country and, even, was tempted to wear the shirt of the Peruvian selection , nevertheless, the steering wheel told the call of ‘Chemo’ del Solar, by then technical of the Blanquirroja.
Ten years of that refusal, ‘Rabona’ Vásquez he regrets. The former player of FC Wil, of the second division of Switzerland, currently without a club, is in Lima and spoke with the portal “Malmenor” about his decision not to play for the Peruvian selection when ‘Chemo’ was the coach.
“When ‘Chemo’ came to Sweden to talk to me, I was in a situation where I was going to play in Switzerland, it was a new club and I wanted to win the position and then win a place in the national team. problems with the president and the players went out to the clubs, my intuition told me that it was not a serious project and that was the worst qualifying of years, which is why I was right at that moment, although today I think I should accept playing for Peru. I would have liked to wear the Blanquirroja, “said the 30-year-old footballer.
Andrés ‘Rabona’ Vásquez revealed that his negative fell very badly in ‘Chemo’ del Solar. “I remember how quickly I told him not at that moment, he told me that my decision could have consequences, but then nothing happened, it bothered him and disappointed my response.”
The footballer, with full knowledge of Swedish football, was encouraged to talk about the friendly that will sustain Peru against Sweden in Europe on June 8, prior to his debut at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
“I’ve played with almost everyone from Sweden, because it’s my generation, I can tell you that it’s going to be a good game and it’s just for Peru because of the similar game it has with Denmark, since it has a similar football, as well as Iceland. In addition, it is key because it is their rival to beat to advance to the next phase of this tournament, individually the Swedish team is not good, it prioritizes the collective game a lot, “said Vásquez.
Finally, the popular ‘Rabona’ said he is without equipment because “so far there is no team that has offered me what I want”. Likewise, Andrés Vásquez He told us if he had offers from Peruvian clubs to play in our country.
“Universitario and Cienciano were the clubs that were interested in my services.” The Cusco team sent me a contract, but at that moment I wanted to stay in Europe Juvenal Silva contacted me a few years after winning the South American Recopa against Boca Juniors: Regarding the ‘U’, it was nothing serious, “he said.