VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC midfielder Andrés Cubas has been called up to Paraguay's men’s national team for upcoming FIFA International friendlies in November.
The Designated Player will be joining his national team for a pair of friendlies, starting with a match against Peru on Wednesday, November 16 at Monumental Stadium in Lima, Peru, with kickoff set for 4 p.m. PT.
The second match will see Paraguay face Colombia on Saturday, November 19 at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with kickoff set for 4 p.m. PT.
Despite being born in Argentina, Cubas has represented Paraguay at the international level 12 times since 2020, making 10 starts in World Cup Qualifying, Copa America and friendly competition. The midfielder last suited up for Paraguay in an international friendly against Mexico on August 31 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, helping the side keep a clean sheet in a 1-0 win. Cubas previously played for Argentina at the U-20 level, where he started two of his three appearances for the side at the 2015 U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.
Cubas started 19 of his 20 appearances across all competitions during his first season with Whitecaps FC, recording the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win against Los Angeles FC on July 2 and leading the team in both interceptions as well as tackles won.