Hey Sao Paulo The team received a special boost in the victory over Ferroviaria to secure qualification to the round of 16 in Copenha. Returning to the Under-20s, striker William Gomez contributed an assist and revealed a conversation with his idol Lucas Moura ahead of his debut in the competition.
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At 17 years old, the boy participated in the pre-season at CT da Barra Funda with the professionals who were preparing for the Paulistão and Supercup competitions.
Following Luiz Henrique's injury against Ceara last week, William was called up to the World Cup squad Sao Paulo. Result: Direct participation in both of Tricolor's goals in the third stage.
– I was very happy to come, I called the children every day, they said I felt comfortable here and I wanted to participate too. It's completely different to train with (professional) players, everyone helps me, welcomes me, I learn shortcuts, give myself and learn more from them. Lucas talks to me a lot, he is my reference there, he asked me to play calmly and do what I know – said Talent Kutia.
Among the starters from the start, William provided an assist for Guilherme Reis to score the first goal and it was he who finished goalkeeper Cabral to rebound and Blemberg to capitalize to determine the classification.
– Very happy with the performance and even more happy with the classification, which is the most important. This group deserves it, they are hardworking, only we know what we are going through, […] Now let's go look for the title – he rated it.
The next challenge from Sao Paulo The match in Copenha will take place on Tuesday, at 8pm, in the round of 16, against Novorizontino, at the Fonte Luminosa stadium.
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