The second stop on our tour of South America will be Lima, Peru. There we will dispute the third preseason game against Sporting Cristal. It will be on Thursday, August 1st at 3.00 in the morning in Spain (20.00 local time in Peru) with one of the strongest teams in the Latin American country.
Diego Pablo Simeone has compiled a list of 23 players who will travel to play the Copa EuroAmericana. Godin and Cristian Rodriguez will join up with the team in Uruguay. Atletico will face Estudiantes in Argentina, Sporting Cristal in Peru and National in Uruguay.
The Uruguayan centre back was one of the start of the under 20s world cup and was presented today at the VIP box with the presence of the president, Enrique Cerezo, and sporting director Jose Luis Perez Caminero.
Leo Baptistão came through the mixed zone after the win over Numancia beaming with happiness after his debut for Atletico in which he contributed a goal. The striker said the team will work as before to keep improving.