"I'm sick and tired of being considered as the worst team" says Peru's soccer player Juan Vargas
Peruvian soccer player Juan Vargas said today “This has been a very bad year for Peru. There is no inferiority complex here, but it is better that the qualifiers comes finally to an end. All this talking is damaging for the national team. It is better to be quiet and just play these two remaining games (against Argentine and Bolivia) and get back to our clubs", said "El Loco" (“The Insane”) at the press conference at Videna.
"The truth is that we are not well rated anywhere. We are the worst, the losers in South America. I am sick and tired of being treated like this", added Vargas.
Juan Manuel said also that Peruvian footballers need to be more confident if they want to succeed in their careers.
He finally said he does not care if the River Plate Stadium is full for Saturday match "because I like to play like this at visit".
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