After the recent failures of the Mexican team in its different categories, Gerardo Torrado was dismissed as Director of National Teams.
The also former player had assumed the position as general sports director of the Mexican Soccer Federation on July 17, 2019. Thus, just a few days after his first three years, the adventure has ended for him “Borrego“.
But, what was its function and why did it fail in it?
The position held by Gerardo Torrado It is one of the most important in the organization chart. FMF. The former soccer player was in charge of the organization and coordination of the Mexican soccer representatives, remembering that the National teams They split into two branches: Male and Female.
Likewise, the different categories emerge from the two branches, such as the Sub-17, Sub-20, Sub-23etc.
The function of Gerardo Torrado in simple terms was to be in charge of the sports structure of the Mexican team. The “Borrego“was the main endorsement of the arrival of Gerardo “Tata” Martino to the bench of Tricolor and also of Luis Perez to Sub-20.
Why did it fail?
If we tried to balance the triumphs with the failures, clearly the balance would tip to the side of the negative.
To the recent failures of the Mexican National Team U-20 and the Tri Femenilwhere both were left without world and without the Paris 2024 Olympics, add the three defeats against USA.
Two of those three defeats cost him dearly. Tricolorbecause they meant staying without the championship of the Nations League and the gold Cup.
The qualifiers for Qatar World Cup 2022although they resulted positively with the classification of Mexicothe way was not much less the simplest, because the level of those led by “Tata” has been far from convincing.
What did you do well?
Within the good, little. Gerardo Torrado you can take with you Bronze medal achieved in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the best of his management.
At that stage also the Tri Femenil Under-17 got his classification world of India 2022, which will start next October.
What is clear is that the management of Gerardo Torrado it will be more marked by the shadows and its departure will open the door for whoever arrives to assume a position that will be in the eye of the hurricane from day one due to what may happen in the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
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