USA still winless in Concacaf World Cup Qualifying and has added multiple casualties for the third and last game of the FIFA Date of September, against Honduras, including that of Weston McKennie, who he lost this Sunday’s game against Canada, after being separated from the squad for breaking the COVID-19 protocols within the North American squad.
A few minutes from the start of the match played in Nashville, The US National Team announced the separation of the midfielder due to “a violation of team policy”, For which he was disqualified from Berhalter’s squad for the game against Canada and in the absence of confirmation, also for Honduras, next Wednesday.
Despite the multiple speculations surrounding the Juventus midfielder, so far U.S. Soccer has not revealed the violation that McKennie carried out within the policy of the North American team and everything indicates that said violation occurred during his visit to El Salvador, on the first date of the Octagonal.
Through social networks, A video circulates in which Weston McKennie is observed getting off the USMNT bus, prior to the duel against La Selecta, in which the American does not wear a mask and also stops to live with the fans outside of Cuscatlán, something that is prohibited and for which he was separated from the squad for the duel against Canada.
The Texan midfielder started and played the 90 minutes against El Salvador, in a duel in which he received a yellow card, before missing this Sunday’s match against the Canadian squad and being one of Berhalter’s doubts for the visit to Honduras.
Indisciplines would cost him his place in Juve
It is not the first time that Weston McKennie has been singled out for violating COVID protocols, since a few months ago, The American was part of a scandal, due to a clandestine party with his club mates, Paulo Dybala and Arthur, for which he was entitled to an internal sanction and after reoffending, the Italian team would already be evaluating a possible departure of the North American team. .