Ignacio Calles will be able to debut and become Puma N ° 880 in case of entering the match of The Pumas against Italy, this Saturday from 9.50 am live on Star + and ESPN.
The player, who currently works as a mainstay in Pau de France in the Top 14, has already known how to wear the albiceleste shirt on other occasions, but never that of the senior team. As a hooker, he joined the Los Pumitas U20 squad at the 2014 World Cups in New Zealand and Italy 2015, and also wore the Argentina XV shirt at the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship.
The call to participate in the November 2021 window is the second for Calles, who was already part of the squad at the Tri Nations 2020, but did not enter. For his part, if he enters the match against Italy, he will be the first player in history trained at Los Cardos Rugby Club in Tandil to wear the Los Pumas jersey.
Since Mario Ledesma began his stage in Los Pumas in August 2018, 22 players debuted in the Argentine national team (eight first lines, one second row, five third lines and eight backs).