The situation of the Mexican team It is not the best to excite their fans, because in the last preparation match prior to the final concentration towards qatarthe national team fell 3-2 against Colombia and racked up their third loss against South American rivals in their last five games.
Despite Mexico played well during the first 45 minutes and took the lead 2-0, the second half was everything that is least expected from the team coached by Gerardo Martinowho after the comeback received all kinds of criticism from the tricolor fans.
Who jumped on the wave of concern about the level of Mexican team Less than two months to start world it was Christian Martinoliwho in the broadcast of the game decided to express his feelings in a peculiar way, so he used the film of the titanica as a reference for the new nickname.
The one who gave rise to this reference was his teammate Luis García, who in the middle of his analysis for the third Colombian goal, which turned the score around and made the final 3-2, mentioned that despite the attempts of the Tricolor by “plug the holes” where they were hurting them, the coffee cadre ended up prevailing.
“The national team wanted to cover the holes and the holes continue to flood the bloody boat!” Doctor Garcia comically during the transmission of Aztec TVso that later he would make full reference to the historic sinking of the titanica:
“Now doctor, you don’t see that the band is still playing. The violins keep playing, doctor The “Tritanic” is sinking! It sinks but we will continue and it seems to me that you will be like Rose.
In networks the moment went viral and the new nickname remained Tritanicbecause it still does not lift the Mexico national team prior to the World Cup, something that was taken advantage of by the commentators of Aztec Sports to continue with some jokes about it.
In this way, both Martinoli What Garcia They did a little parody of what happened in the Levi’s Stadium of San Francisco, where despite the annotations of Alexis Vega Y Gerardo Arteaga, the Colombian team ended up winning, with two goals in the first 10 minutes of the second half, works by Luis Siniestras; as well as one more from Wilmar Barrios at 68′.
According to his own words Tata Martinofrom the list of players who were summoned for these two friendly commitments, the definitive ones will travel to Qatar next November, so it was the last test of the Argentine strategist to observe his candidates.
Mexico was seeded in Group C together Argentina, Poland Y Saudi Arabiaso he will have a hard road ahead of him if he wants to advance to the next round of the World Cup, something he has not failed at since he was excluded from Italia 90 due to the cachirules issue.