Tata Martino, World Cup, Espn discussed on ESPN FC



Muted out some of the common. I'm glad you meet it out. So okay, let's set the table here because I don't think we have to kind of explain what happened here. So our colleagues at ESPN deportes, specifically Maori showing my spend some time with the Mexican national team in Spain in the immediate build up to the World Cup. It was like a 30 man camp, you know? And as part of that, he sat down for one on one interviews with a lot of the players, almost all of them. Yes, and as part of that, they had each player fill out a card to themselves that they would then kind of open and read after the World Cup. Part of this project included a card from Tata martino. And of course they showed this on ESPN the portraits I guess, what was it yesterday? A few days ago. We've got our hands on it now, so you could see how we are with these times. So why don't you tell us a what it said, read it for us if you can and this is the actual writing. And as you can see right here it says, it's not very long. Martino. You could have done more. Now, the way it's worded. What I have to ask here first is, is he saying for the us to somebody else? Or is he saying it to himself? Do you think? Well, that's left interpretation because as we know in castellano, that's how they reference themselves as well. Exactly. That's what I'm saying. So what do you think it is? I think he's taken a shot. Do you think do you think he's saying the Mexican footballing world or that he specifically could have done more? I read it as I could have done more, which really pisses me off. Yes, I read it as I. Which really is a slap in the face. Yes. Because finally, we ran something. Let's paint the picture of what Tata martino is. Data martino, when he wrote this, okay? Was weeks after he declared himself public enemy number one. Public enemy number one, I'm the bad guy for everything. When he started fighting with the press with reporters, over everything. And this is his way of saying like, there you go, I'm your bad guy. We knew this was going to happen. There it is. This is what you want. I'm the bad guy take it. He knew this would happen. He knew this was going to happen. This is why this is why he goes in against Argentina and he plays not to lose by more than one goal. That's the whole setup of the line of 5 is let's only lose one zero. He's not even trying to tie the game. And when that second goal goes in, his world is over. He really thought only losing one zero versus Argentina was our way out of this. Yeah. This to anybody who knew Tata martino spent time without the martino, the we could have done more. You could have charged less. Yes. $8 million, 6 highest paid coach in the World Cup and this is what he has to say to the people. It's irony. It's literally him having a laugh. Yeah. I was gonna say, taking the Michael as Stevie and Craig would say back at the ESPN FC studios, the most expensive coach in Mexican national team history. And this really feels like a letter that was written with the expectation that things would go wrong because you don't write. We could have done more. If you're thinking I'm going to make it to the round of 16, I'm going to make it to the quarterfinals. I'm going to I'm going to transcend there, like what I was brought here to do. This is a, I'm done with this, I'm done with you. And thank goodness, we're done with that martino. But the man who hired Tata martino, critically the president of the Mexican federation yon de Luisa, is still sticking around, okay? And he's also been on the microphone. So let's hear what yon de Luisa has had to say.

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