Maria Alejandra Martino is the wife of a former professional footballer and is currently the manager of the Mexican national team Tata Martino.
They shared three children together Maria Noel Martino, Maria Celeste Martino, and Gerardo Andres Martino.
Maria Alejandra's exact age is unknown but she might be in her late-50s.
Maria Alejandra's husband Tata's net worth is estimated to be $25 million.
Martino Clarified Why Carlos Vela And Chicharito Were Not Called Up For The National Team Of Mexico
In a press conference, Martino was asked about Carlos and Chicharito's situation.
He said that three and half years ago, Carlos called him and said that he didn’t wish to be called up for the Mexican national team.
That's the main reason why he was not called up.
In the case of Chicharito, Martino decided to go with a different center-forward player.
Is Tata A Public Enemy?
After Mexico was defeated by Paraguay, many Mexican fans were disappointed by Tata.
He made a statement that he is being public, with no one enemy. He said that he is not feeling sad or unhappy over their reaction.
He added the damage was already done and couldn’t be changed.
He said that if they had won the game, then nothing like this would have happened.
He shared that he was worried for his players as it might affect his players mentally.
He said that the players already have huge pressure being on the national team and representing their country.
He didn't want his players to get extra pressure by expecting them to defend themselves.
Martino Talked About Raul Jimenez's Injury
Martino said that only a few months are remaining before the World Cup, and his injury might take some time to recover from.
He said that he had high expectations from him, and he was at his home 20 days back, and he had never imagined that Raul would face such a serious injury.
He said that they had taken a decision and he won’t be playing part of the national team.
But wished for his speedy recovery and said that he might get well soon and return to his club, Wolverhampton and play well.
A Lesser-Known Fact About Martino
Tata is just his nickname. His real name is Gerardo Daniel Martino.
He started playing football with Newell's Old Boys when he was just ten years old.
He started his coaching career in 1998. His job as a coach was with a club called Brown de Arrecifes in Argentine.
He is a citizen of Argentina. He is of Italian descent. He took charge of the Mexico national team in 2019.
He was also a manager of FC Barcelona for a short time. He was also the manager of the Argentina national team.
He leads the team to be runner-up in the 2015 Copa America and Copa America Centenario.
During his playing career, he played only once for the national football team of Argentina.
He has scored a total of 41 goals in his career. But he didn’t score any goal for his country.
He has his best playing career with Newell's Old Boys. He was awarded South American coach of the year in 2007.
Lionel Messi was his teammate when he was playing for Newell's Boys. Martino led Atlanta United to win their first league title.
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