Last weekend, Club América sealed its pass to the semifinals, after thrashing at home 5-1 in the second leg of the quarterfinals against the Puebla Strip, in that match five different players were dispatched with their goal in the match .
In the first instance, that was the case Juergen Damm who had finally scored his first goal with the blue-cream shirt, however, his score was invalidated for being out of place, however, minutes later a penalty charge was indicated.
The fans chanted the name ‘Flash’ so that he would be the one to collect it, after it had been annulled and he had received a yellow card for taking off his shirt and celebrating with the celebration of ‘Bicho’ and shouting the emblematic ‘SIIIMMM’.
Jürgen Damm had activity in front of Puebla / Manuel Velasquez/GettyImages
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The Mexican defender took possession of the ball and was about to kick the maximum penalty to convert it into a score, but despite this, he received shouts of recrimination for not giving the ball to ‘Flash’ so that he could score with the blue-cream shirt for the first time.
After the controversy that was generated, the Damm was who spoke after the game and admitted that Layoun He did not let him collect the penalty, which he respected as he was one of the higher-ranking elements within the squad.
“I convinced Diego, Viñas, Layún lacked me, but well I’ve always said there are hierarchies in the team. Miguel has a very long career; he also asked me if I wanted to get paid. Obviously I, as his partner, support him 100%. He shot it very well and I’m happy for him.”
– Jurgen Damm
Finally, to close the topic, Juergen Damm clarified that the word envy does not exist within the squad: “We are a team, there is no envy here, there is no need for me to score a goal here, we are all a team. It has been reflected on the field, in the table, first place, record of victories, the highest scorer. We are in the same boat, with that mentality of being able to lift the 14th. When it is my turn to throw it, I will do it in the best way”, he sentenced.
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