Jorge Rodríguez

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CF Monterrey took its official team photo for the 2024 Clausura season. Afterward, players from the men’s and women’s squads spoke to the media, one of whom was Jorge Rodríguez.

The Argentine midfielder discussed the significance of the team’s confidence in him despite having only been in the city for a few weeks. This support has played a crucial role in his outstanding performance on the pitch.

“I think the team gives me the confidence to play freely and calmly,” Rodríguez told reporters (h/t Telediario). “I try to do what I know, so the team gives me the confidence to be calm on the field. The truth is that they received me well from the first day, which made me feel confident and calm. Happy with the team and the people.”

Monterrey’s Jorge Rodríguez on facing Club América

On Saturday, Rayados will face one of their biggest tests of the Clausura 2024 tournament when they travel to the Estadio Azteca to face Club América. Rodríguez revealed the squad’s mindset when facing the reigning Liga MX champions.

“The stance that the coach has and always emphasizes to us is that he wants to go out and win everywhere,” Rodríguez added. “It’s the attitude the team has; we have to try what we’ve been practicing to demonstrate it in the next game.”