The new ‘Lapadula’: players with dual nationality who are in the Videna

More and more cases of young soccer players who reside abroad and who have Peruvian roots are known. As with David Mejía, John Cortés, Quembol Guadalupe and Diego Otoya who are training in La Videna with the Peruvian team as sparring partners.

Here we tell you more details about these players which have been followed by the Peruvian Football Federation for some time and could be part of the Blanquirroja in the future.

David Mejia He is 18 years old and belongs to Atlanta United FC. He has Peruvian and North American nationality. He works as an attacking midfielder and plays in the second team of the club of the MLS.

This season he played 25 games in the USL Championship and scored five goals. In addition, he has just signed a professional contract with this squad thanks to his good performances in the second division of the United States.

John cortez He is 17 years old and plays for the New York Red Bulls II. Normally he works as a center back, but he can also occupy the position of left back.

This season he played 16 games in the second division of the United States. According to the Transfermarkt portal, the Peruvian-North American is valued at 75,000 euros.

Quembol Guadalupe He is a central defender and is 17 years old. Currently, he belongs to the ranks of Orlando City and stands out for his good passing game.

Like the other cases, the young defender has Peruvian and North American nationality. In addition, he is the nephew of Luis ‘Cuto’ Guadalupe and cousin of Jefferson Farfán.

Diego Otoya He is 16 years old and plays as a center forward. His father is Peruvian and his mother is American. The young gunner belongs to the San José Earthquakes, a team where Marcos López plays.