With Ricardo Ferretti only being named the manager of the Mexican national team for four games including the crucial U.S.-Mexico matchup, it was only a matter of time before we found out who would lead El Tri in their quest for World Cup qualification.
And the wait has ended:
Today Brazilian club São Paulo has confirmed that Colombian coach Juan Carlos Osorio will be leaving them to take the position of Mexico’s national team manager.
El Tricolor will be the first national team Osorio manages, who had his most successful seasons with Colombian side Atlético Nacional from 2012 to 2015.
Also, he previously coached the New York Red Bulls and São Paulo FC.
In 2012, Osorio had a short and unsuccessful stint with Mexican club Puebla, but many are hoping his second Mexican experience goes better. On Twitter, there are already some negative words being thrown his way, but there are still some who believe in him. Check out the responses below: