AC Milan midfielder Jose Mauri has rejected a call-up from the Italy National team to play for Argentina in the future
The 19-year-old youngster is eligible to play for both Argentina and Italy. But Mauri prefers to play for Argentina.
According La Gazzetta dello Sport, Milan personally notified that the Italy U21 is interested in calling up Mauri for their Euro qualifier match against Slovenia, but he rejected the call stating that he’s Argentine and will only play for Argentina NT. Although Mauri unofficially played for Italy U17, he is yet has to make his debut in an official competition. Mauri hopes to represent Argentina U-23 in the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.