The era of Néstor Lorenzo began with his first call. The Argentine summoned 26 footballersonly 2 of them from Colombian professional soccer, for the friendlies that the Colombian National Team will play against Guatemala in New Jersey and Mexico in Santa Clara, on September 24 and 27, respectively, which serve as preparation for the next objectives, among which the 2026 World Cup appears as the main one.
“It is the only FIFA date we have if the Qualifiers start in March. The only opportunity we have to see those is in Europe because then they don’t lend them. Those of the FPC will be seen in the microcycles and maybe with local soccer players we will have the chance to play some games. We want to see those who are in Europe that the clubs are obliged to lend them and we have the right to ask for them, ”said the coach at a press conference.
Three millionaire absences in the National Team
Of the top 10 of the most valuable Colombians in the world, there are 3 that were not summoned by Néstor Lorenzo for the beginning of his stage as national coach. According to figures from Transfermarktportal specialized in transfersthe second most expensive is Duván Zapata with €28 million, but missed these friendlies due to injury, as did Yerry Mina, valued at €20 million.
The one who completes this group of millionaire absences in the Selection is Luis Fernando Muriel by technical decision. Like the Everton centre-back, the Atalanta attacker has a market value of €20M, he had a knee problem a couple of weeks ago, but he quickly overcame it and has had minutes with his team, however, he has not yet marks his first goal this season.
How much is Nestor Lorenzo’s first team worth?
Lorenzo’s first call, with the return of the referents after the mid-year friendly against Saudi Arabia under the orders of Héctor Cárdenas, It has a total value of 294.9 million euros. Luis Díaz leads the National Team in terms of price, as this portal delivered a new update on the market values of the Premier League with the Colombian rising to €75 million to be among the 25 most expensive soccer players in the world.
Seven of the calls are below €3 million, being Frank Fabra the one with the lowest value: 1.5 M€. In ascending order they are followed by Falcao García (€2 M), Andrés Llinás (€2 M), Jhon Jáder Durán (€2 M), Álvaro Montero (€2.4 M), Camilo Vargas (€2.5 M) and Yaser Asprilla (2.5 M€). M€).