André Carrillo He is one of the best Peruvian soccer players – if not the best – today. There is no doubt that 2021 has been quite fruitful for the winger. Al-Hilal at the club and national level. In fact, he is closing the year with a flourish by celebrating a new goal in the Saudi Professional League. However, not everything is positive for the ‘Culebra’: he was injured at the gates of 2022.
Being December 25, in the middle of Christmas, André Carrillo stayed in action in Saudi Arabia. The Peruvian team met Al-Fateh for the league championship and the ‘Culebra’ started from the beginning.
Thus, the 30-year-old winger did not take long to make himself present on the scoreboard. . He also scored last Monday, December 20, in his team’s 2-0 win over Al Raed in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey de Campeones.
However, the celebration of a new conquest was overshadowed by injury. Carrillo had to be replaced at halftime and the alarms went off mainly in the Peruvian team. The total dimension of the damage suffered by the ‘Culebra’ is not yet known, but it still generates concern in the national environment.
An optimal 2021
André Carrillo He arrived at Al-Hilal in July 2018 and has since set out on a victorious path to establish himself in the Saudi Professional League. The Peruvian winger is already in his fourth season with the Arab team and his numbers continue to grow.
In his first calendar year with Al-Hilal (2018), the ‘Culebra’ played 11 games, scored two goals and gave two assists. In 2019, he played 33 games, scored six goals and dished out eight assists. In 2020, there were 39 games, seven goals and seven assists. .
Annual progress with your club is relatively remarkable. The truth is that, at this point, it is already super consolidated with Al-Hilal. .
This year’s statistics increase if we count his performance with the Peruvian team.
It has been a great year for the Peruvian winger and that is not over yet: It will depend on the severity of his injury if he plays one more game to close 2021.
After that, Carrillo must aim for a prosperous 2022 with Al-Hilal. Among the main challenges of his career for this new year, the ‘Culebra’ will play the Club World Cup for the second time. Already in 2019 he played that FIFA tournament and reached the semifinals, being sent off in the match against Flamengo. Now he has his rematch in the month of February of the coming year.
Concern in the Peruvian team
André Carrillo He is an essential footballer in the Peruvian team. There is no doubt that the ‘Culebra’ is one of the most lethal weapons that the national team has, so its recent injury has generated considerable concern in our environment.
The 30-year-old winger has become a very key player in the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. In fact,.
Beyond those statistics, André Carrillo always helps in the creation of the team’s game and generates a lot of danger in the rival area. He also contributes defensively by traveling through his band to collaborate on the brand. That is why his possible discharge generates anguish in Ricardo Gareca’s technical command.
And it is that the last four games of the Qualifiers are coming, the final ones. So, it is necessary that the ‘Blanquirroja’ can count on all its weapons to face Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Paraguay.
The absence of Carrillo in any of these clashes will represent a mood slump for the national team. Therefore, the hope is that the injury suffered this morning is not serious at all. In a matter of hours, the diagnosis will be known and Peru must be prepared for any scenario.