Mexico Gold Cup champion 2019

Mexico, eleventh time, Gold Cup champion. Photo: @miseleccionmx
By Maria Teresa Perez

With a goal scored at minute 73, Mexico's national team became, eleventh time, Tournament champion by defeating Americans, who held the title until today.

The party was held at Soldier Field, In Chicago, Illinois, had several strong moments of shock, as both sides gave all out. But it was not until the minute 72 Jonathan Dos Santos, all shot with beating US goalkeeper Zack Steffen.

Dos Santos, thanks to a pass from teammate Raul Jimenez, He became the author of the goal that made it almost bursting with excitement to the thousands of Mexican souls who came to support their team and suffered to see the final that crowned champions.

At times, The meeting became intense, and for the first time the referee should draw attention to several players from both teams. However, no penalties were recorded.

At the end of the match, one of the most emotional scenes was when one of the players handed tri, for an instant, cup Argentine coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino, as a thank you for taking them to achieve victory.

Awards

best goalkeeper: Guillermo Ochoa – Mexico

Revelation of the tournament (Best Young Player) and Fair Play Award: Cristian Pulis – EE.UU.

Golden Ball: Raul Jimenez – Mexico

Top scorer: Jonathan David – Mexico

Guillermo Ochoa, best goalkeeper of the Gold Cup 2019. Photo: @miseleccionmx
Raul Jimenez, winner “Golden Ball”. Photo: @miseleccionmx