Villaluz drafted into Mexico squad for weekend

September 5, 2008

MEXICO, September 5 (World Cup Qualifying) - Mexico coach Sven Goran Eriksson has called Cesar Villaluz into his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica and Canada.

The Cruz Azul midfielder was added as a replacement for the injured Leandro Augusto, his first call-up since the Swede took over at the helm.

'I kept working. As a player I wanted to be there, so I had to continue the hard work to be in a good shape,' he said.

'Now, I want to take advantage of this chance. I am vey happy. This is every player's dream and a new phase of my career.'