Israel Reyes’ Panenka vs. Chivas wins hearts of americanistas and Jozy Altidore

Israel Reyes has been heavily linked with a move to América for the 2023 Clausura after finishing with his current club, Puebla, in the 2022 Apertura Liguilla.

In the meantime, while the clubs and agents talk numbers, Reyes is doing his part to win over new fans before the deal is even finalized.

Israel Reyes Panenka vs. Chivas

The 22-year-old Mexican was the fourth camotero to come up to the spot in a shootout against Chivas Sunday.

With the score tied 3-3 and after Chivas’ Angulo had hit the crossbar, Reyes had the opportunity to give his team the lead for the first time in the shootout.

The pressure? Nonexistent.

Puebla would go on to win the shoot-out 5-4.

The young defender is a star in the making.

Reyes is already winning the hearts of americanistas

Like we said, Reyes’ performance and penalty were worthy of some reactions on social media; especially those of América fans who're now pleading for the signing of the young Mexican.

The person who seemed to most enjoy the goal, though, was someone you might be familiar with.

Jozy Altidore’s hilarious reaction to Reyes’ penalty

The former USMNT striker has not gotten the desired minutes since signing for La Franja, but he’s making sure he’s making an impact somehow, even if that means rooting the team on and spreading positive energy from the bench.

Giving NBA sideline energy here.

We love you, Jozy.

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