On Monday, the promising 18-year-old Arsenal academy participant, who was additionally eligible for Canada and England, confirmed his allegiance to El Tri after sharing a publish on Twitter that learn partially: “I’ll symbolize Mexico wholeheartedly for the remainder of my skilled life.
“The Mexican Federation has supported me in several sides of my soccer improvement, invested in my progress and has all the time trusted me with the liberty to do what I assumed was finest.”
Here is one thing I have been desirous to share for some time 👇🏻🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/9VdMdeWTp0
— Marcelo Flores (@10marceloflores) May 16, 2022
Flores, who was born in Canada to a Mexican father and a Canadian mom, was concerned in a current push-and-pull between both CONCACAF nations. was included in Canada’s provisional squad for the 2021 Gold Cup, however took half within the Revelations Cup match final November with Mexico’s youth nationwide group. Since then, he is made two appearances for Mexico’s senior nationwide group in friendlies between December and April.
Flores’ sisters, Silvana and Tatiana, are additionally concerned in Mexico’s nationwide group setup on the ladies’s aspect.
Forward of the World Cup, the younger midfielder will now should work on successful over supervisor Gerardo “Tata” Martino, who has but to offer Flores a begin within the XI or minutes in an official competitors.
At membership stage, Flores continues to attend for his debut with Arsenal’s senior group, however earned reward from supervisor Mikel Arteta in April when the Gunners coach stated he was “growing actually, rather well.”
The midfielder watched from the bench throughout a Three-Zero loss to Crystal Palace within the Premier League initially of April.