Two jewels waiting to be crowned

Two jewels waiting to be crowned

The academy I represent in Cali, Colombia (Sarmiento Lora) is renowned not only for it’s fantastic social input, it is also one of the best football academies in Colombia. Just mentioning that that it has produced a star such as Faustino Asprilla – should be enough to convince anyone! However, to prove the point Mario Yepes,  Miguel Angel Calero y [...]

Pato Barroche

Pato Barroche

Player: Patricio David Gomez Barroche “Pato Barroche” Age: 29 Height; 1’75m Weight: 73 kg Nationality: Argentina Position: Centre-forward Present Club: CD Aguila, El Salvador Previous clubs: Herediano (Costa Rica) Vistahermosa, Firpo (El Salvador). Achievements: One of the all time top goalscorers in the history of the El Salvador League Football is all about goals. However well you play, however much [...]

Andrés Ramiro Escobar Díaz (Manga)

Andrés Ramiro Escobar Díaz (Manga)

Ramiro Andres Escobar (Puerto Tejada, Cauca, Colombia, May 14 of 1991) is a footballer Colombia. Plays as a striker and his current team is Deportivo Cali in the First Category A Colombian. Debuted in 2010 with Deportivo Cali, scoring two goals as a professional. The first was on May 8 against Deportivo Pereira and the second in the derby against [...]

FERNANDO LLORENTE - A GREAT STAR PLAYER

FERNANDO LLORENTE – A GREAT STAR PLAYER

Fernando Llorente, 26/02/85. Centre-forward, 1’95m.  Athletic Club Bilbao. When the name Fernando is mentioned in UK football circles, one immediately thinks of Fernando Torres – the Spanish World Cup winner and icon at Anfield. However, there is another Fernando who is making headline news this season.  He is also a World Champion with Spain and is, of course, Fernando Llorente [...]

CULTURE SPAIN – DIEGO FORLAN (NOMINATED FOR BEST FIFA PLAYER OF THE YEAR)

CULTURE SPAIN – DIEGO FORLAN (NOMINATED FOR BEST FIFA PLAYER OF THE YEAR)

If there is one country in the world that has every right to name a football player as their national hero, it must, surely, be Uruguay. After all, over the last 10 years, Uruguay has exported nearly 200 professional football players, making the ‘export’ of football players a significant part of Uraguay’s export sales figures.  Indeed, amazingly, football player exports [...]

Chicharito – Javier Hernández Balcázar

Javier Hernández Balcázar born 1 June 1988), commonly known as “Chicharito” (Spanish: little pea), is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester United, being the first Mexican to do so. He previously played for Mexican club Guadalajara. He made his début for the Mexico national football team in September 2009 in a match against Colombia and represented [...]

Gabriel Antero Pinillo

Gabriel Antero Pinillo (born September 3, 1982 in Jamundí , Colombia) is a Colombian footballer who Currently plays for C.D. Aguilaof El Salvador.