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Facundo Bruera, the La Plata scorer who is a figure in Paraguayan soccer

The scorer celebrating with Nacional. Facundo Bruera is experiencing an extraordinary


The scorer celebrating with Nacional.

is experiencing an extraordinary moment in his career as a footballer, since he is the great figure of . Currently in Nacional, the man from La Plata is the scorer of the year with 14 goals in 22 games, an extraordinary mark in the first division of said country and even in South America.

Waiting for his team to face Sol de Mayo for the fourth date of the Clausura, the striker spoke with El Día and gave details of the great moment he is experiencing in his career: “It makes me very happy because the work paid off and obviously, as I always say, that if I have to score goals it’s thanks to my teammates who recover the ball, who generate play and who come in handy for those at the top. Luckily I was able to adapt quite quickly and the people who received me here, Both leaders and my colleagues helped me a lot”.

Compared to his stay in the Argentine promotion, where he was key in Brown de Adrogué during 2021, the 23-year-old footballer referred to the level of Paraguayan football: “Regarding the First National where I played, it is a little more dynamic and the players are very strong in the air. There are very good players with a great future”.

He also spoke about the goal they have with Nacional for this semester and how their adaptation to the neighboring country was: “We know that our goal is to enter an international cup, but we have to go game by game because it is a very competitive tournament. Several teams they have reinforced very well and there are very good squads, but we are going to fight. I arrived in January and it was very hot, which is a characteristic of here. It was a bit difficult at first but I adapted well and later it is a country similar to Argentina I try to learn some words of Guarani, who speak it a lot and then drink tereré. The truth is that I liked it.”

Regarding his future, he highlighted where he would like to play and also detailed his main characteristics: “I would like to finish the year well with Nacional God willing and then wait. I would like to make the jump to Europe, but today my head is here at the club. I’m a striker who fights them all, who works hard and has a good aerial game. I try to learn a lot, to watch football to see the movements of the strikers. Today, in my position, I like it a lot Haland.”

Lastly, he remarked that he would like to play in Argentine football at some point and expressed expectation for the Argentine National Team in Qatar: “I would love to play in Argentine football at some point because it is very competitive and widely seen around the world. here in Paraguay you see a lot. Later, I see the Argentine National Team very well and I see that the group is very good, which is the important thing. It could be the last World Cup for Leo (Messi) and I hope that we can, because we I have faith. It’s going to be a very close World Cup”.