However, he has been training separately for over a year and is unlikely to remain on the team.according to the newspaper Hello. The full-back has not played an official match since June 2021.
The player started working as an Uber driver in the afternoons and evenings after activities carried out with a physical trainer. The athlete’s father, José Luís, told the Argentine daily that his son usually helps the family financially with his work.
Six years ago, Gómez played alongside Messi in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Brazilin a friendly played in Australia in 2017. He had already played for his country’s under-23 team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, was one of the country’s promises in the position and was called up by then coach Jorge Sampaoli.
He was a starter, but had to be replaced after injuring his knee — and that was when everything started to fall apart. The player tore his meniscus and accelerated his recovery to play the end of the season.
Error at the end and career threatened
Gómez was the “villain” of Lanús’ defeat in the 2017 Libertadores final, against Grêmio. He missed the pass that resulted in Fernandinho’s goal, in the return game.