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#AskCesar: World Cup rosters, Nirvana and weird questions about ice cream

Welcome to another edition of #AskCesar!

In case you didn’t notice, we have officially moved this weekly article to Thursdays. SO, if you want to take part in the next one, be sure to send me your questions on Twitter every Wednesday! I select three for a video preview and then answer the rest here.

Let’s see what we have this week.

I’m writing this immediately after we just played and that game was epic haha. Are you going to share it on YouTube? Excited to rewatch it.

I don’t think they should go back to Mexico just yet. At the moment, all three are still capable of excelling in Europe and I’m keeping faith that they will all get more minutes for their clubs in 2018. That said, although I think Moreno can eventually steal a starting role with Roma, I think it’s highly important for Layun and Reyes to push for a loan or transfer to another European club this winter.

That’s going to be a massive talking point heading into the tournament. As you mentioned, there’s a core group of starters that are all currently at the prime of their careers.

I don’t think the 2018 World Cup will be the last chance for El Tri to make the quarterfinals, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the team is less likely to achieve that in the 2022 World Cup. Keeping my fingers crossed that more players from the next generation start to step up in the near future.

In my opinion, going back to Real Madrid would be a waste of time, he would be the “super sub” again and I don’t like that role for him.

As for West Ham, he needs one full season with the club before making a decision about potentially leaving. If he does leave next summer, I like the idea of him going to a Spanish team that is at least in a mid-table position. A top 6 Italian club would be cool as well.

BUT, we all know that MLS is going to offer him some very serious $$$ after the World Cup.

Nirvana. Their cover of “The Man Who Sold The World” is probably in my top 100 songs of all time list. For whatever reason, I never really got into Pearl Jam.

Mexico playing six games in Russia >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Cocktail: Manhattan
Beer: Anything from Dogfish Head, Uinta or Green Flash
Wine: I have no idea

I feel weird answering this question so here’s a more PG-rated answer. I would take pizza out on a lovely and fancy date, I would block ice cream on Twitter and then marry soccer. Wait, maybe I want to marry pizza instead. I gotta think about this.

There’s Tom and then there’s the rest of us.

As of today, this is who I think JCO will bring: Ochoa, JJ Corona, Hugo Gonzalez, Salcedo, Araujo, Ayala, Moreno, Cesar Montes, Layun, Gallardo, Edson Alvarez, Diego Reyes, Guardado, Jona dos Santos, Fabian, Herrera, Tecatito, Vela, Oribe, Jimenez, Chicharito, Gio and Lozano.

I guess I already the question as to which who I think JCO will take, so what I will do here is select the 23 that I would like to see.

Goalkeepers: Ochoa, Corona, Gonzalez
Defenders: Layun, Moreno, Araujo, Salcedo, Edson Alvarez, Cesar Montes, Diego Reyes, Hugo Ayala
Midfielders: Guardado, Jona, Herrera, Fabian, Erick Gutierrez, Orbelin Pineda
Forwards: Vela, Tecatito, Chicharito, Jimenez, Oribe, Lozano



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