Molina World Cup exclusion leaves fans furious

The Mexican national team will travel to Denmark on Sunday with 24 players after cutting Jürgen Damm, Jesus Molina, and Oswaldo Alanís from their World Cup final roster.

Jesus Molina’s omission has been the most staggering of the three. As the only natural holding midfielder left in the squad many fans expected him to travel to Russia and possibly even start their opening game against reigning champions Germany.

Juan Carlos Osorio has previously justified leaving out players such as Gallito Vasquez in favor of taller midfielders with a superior aerial game, a criterion in which Molina has others beat.

Fans were already confused about Gallito’s absence from the list, but are now even more furious with Molina missing out as well.

Here’s what people have been saying: