Robinson Aguirre chose to represent El Salvador at the international level
The midfielder from the Colorado Rapids 2 had a breakout tournament with El Salvador U20 in the Dallas Cup last week and wants to debut with the first team.
Robinson Aguirre is eligible to represent both El Salvador and Honduras at the international level and he already made up his mind. The 17-year-old was fundamental in El Salavdor’s U20 winning the Dallas Cup last week and after the tournament the midfielder said that he likes playing with La Selecta.
Bright future for El Salvador
The Colorado Rapids 2 homegrown midfielder also confirmed that he wants to represent El Salvador at the international level and he believes in the process they are building to qualify to the 2026 FIFA World Cup. “I like playing with El Salvador a lot and my decision has been made. Now I will focus on the U20 World Cup qualifiers in CONCACAF,” said Aguirre.
The 7th edition of the CONCACAF Under-20 international football tournament will be hosted in Honduras in the cities of San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa and it is scheduled to start on 18 June. This tournament will determine the four CONCACAF representatives at the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup in Indonesia and the two representatives at the 2024 Summer Olympics.
The 17-year-old midfielder has made two appearances with the Colorado Rapids 2 this season before traveling to Dallas to join the El Salvador U20 team. Aguirre will travel back to Colorado to continue the season and he could see some minutes when the Rapids 2 take on the timbers2 on 1 May at University of Denver Soccer stadium.