Arsenal striker Carlos Vela has talked to the local newspaper “Reforma” about his injury, as well as that he works hard to get back into the Mexican side, when they face Panama in the second Match of this years CONCACAF Gold Cup (COPA DEL ORO). Vela is serious a big doubt for Mexico’s head coach Javier Aguirre, but he could be back at least on the bench, as he was surprisingly back yesterday in training, with a light jogging program.
“It was an unfortunate thing that this happened because it was a good opportunity to get in more minutes,”But this is part of the game. You can never plan on when you will injure yourself and when you won’t. But I need to try and work hard to overcome this, get back on the team and participate in the cup.”
“When it happens, you think the worst because you fear you’ve torn something,”The good thing is that I was able to get my leg free at the last moment and thank God it was only a scare and we hope it doesn’t happen again.”
“I hasn’t much time to watch the game and so I cannot give any analysis of the game.”
Vela also spoke about the importantce to win the the first match of a tournament and how it will help in the coming matches.
“The first game is always complicated, because of the nerves, You want to score a goal quickly and it doesn’t always work out.”
Article by – A.Zimmermann