On 15 March, he scored four goals for the B side against in a 4—0 win.
And, as the LA Galaxy star began to fall out of the picture, he was replaced by Raul Jimenez, a Premier League star that has been a go-to goalscorer in recent years.
After a disappointing spell in Benfica and then a season in Turkey, Funes Mori arrived in Monterrey in 2015.
In 2020, following a regarding naturalized players by FIFA, Funes Mori was deemed eligible to play for the Mexico national team and restated his interest.
The pair are the offspring of Miguel Ruperto Funes, who played for several semi-professional clubs in the city of Mendoza in the 1980s.
That year, though, was stained by a dramatic Liga MX final loss to Tigres.