Florida, United States.
Alba Ochoa, mother of soccer player David Ruiz, confirmed to Diario LA PRENSA that the Inter Miami midfielder made the decision to defend the colors of the Honduran National Team led by Colombian Reinaldo Rueda.
In the last few hours the player has been evaluating whether or not he will defend the jersey of the United States, but, in the end, the player born in Miami will leave his skin if the coach needs it for coffee.
Reinaldo Rueda listed the Honduran player in the list of 24 called up to face the two games against Cuba in the Nations League, however, the midfielder is reportedly sick with gastroenteritis and did not fly to the Dominican Republic.
David Ruiz is part of the coffee coach list in the first window of the Nations League.
Lionel Messi’s teammate made his official Bicolor debut in the matchday 2 clash against Granada, where Catracha fans cheered him on at the National Chelato Uclés stadium.
Reinaldo Rueda, coach of La H, gave his evaluations on Ruiz’s absence from the squad he joined in the Dominican Republic. The Colombian clarified in a press conference that the midfielder will receive all the necessary support.
“We talked about David. I spoke to him on Thursday, I did it on Sunday, everyone knows that he is a boy who is in a moment of difficult transition, he wants to be here, but also analyze many situations, we need to understand him, surround him, support him, know what he is. “A boy who needs to mature, who is not a solution for Honduras, who is an important talent to have of the country, who I hope we enjoy him and, if we can him, that. he adapts and responds well,” Wheel said.