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Could Franco Zanelatto play with Lionel Messi in MLS?

The departures in Alianza Lima could continue. Given the latest sale of Bryan Reyna to Belgrano, the Peruvian market continues to move and this time, in its sights is the winger, Franco Zanelatto, the 23-year-old footballer who debuted in the Peruvian national team last year in the Qualifiers for the World Cup. 2026 against Argentina, he could make the jump to Major League Soccer.

According to the digital media, MLS Multiplex, scouts from Inter Miami and FC Cincinnati are looking for talent in South America, which is why last weekend, they were present at the National stadium while the Peruvian soccer classic between Alianza Lima was taking place. and University.

The talent scouts were surprised by Franco Zanelatto’s game before, which is why this time they came to our country to follow him closely for a couple of games. Just like Franco, there are more players who are being targeted by MLS scouts.

Classic, Alianza Lima 0-1 University

The current champion, Universitario de Deportes, was crowned the winner of the Peruvian soccer classic this Saturday by defeating its traditional rival Alianza Lima 1-0 as part of the third day of the Apertura tournament of the League.

The team’s winning goal, directed by Argentine Fabian Bustos, was scored by forward Andy Polo 17 minutes into the match played at the National Stadium.

Universitario showed a great level of team football to achieve its third win in a row against a weak rival that was left with nine men at the end of the match.

Alianza, led by Colombian Alejandro Restrepo, sought to turn the match around, but never found the goal.

The most attractive match of the day was played to a full stadium, with more than 39,000 spectators gathered at the National Stadium in Lima.

To avoid clashes between brave groups, the match was played without the presence of Universitario fans in the stands.

With this third victory and perfect score, Universitario currently leads the Apertura 2024 League tournament in Peru with 9 points.

Source: Elcomercio

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