“My entire family lives in the United States.”

“My entire family lives in the United States.”


He’s 17 years old, young man Angel Filaturo On Sunday, he left his mark on the National Stadium by scoring the goal that led to the collision of the rookie Olancho Colts on the visit against Olympia (0-1) By the 13th opening date 2022.

The Pampero striker scored the only goal of the match in the 27th minute, taking advantage of a mistake by the central defense. John Paul Montes And the Brazilian side Gabriel Araujo within the small area. angel He was eager to take advantage of the loose ball and push the ball toward the back of the net.

“It’s fantastic, my first goal in the National League and for the biggest team,” said the 1.90-meter-tall kid in the center of MiPasión.HN as he left the pitch in Tegucigalpa. He is the only Under-20 player to have played minutes for Los Potros so far in the tournament.

FilatoroOriginally from Aldea San Francisco de Becerra, near Juticalpa, Olancho, he made his first division debut where he previously played five games, playing 78 minutes in total. With 72 added against Olympiashe already has 150′.

“They have always given me the opportunity since I was in the second division. Since they told me I will start against Olimpia, the coaching staff and my teammates – Omar Elver, Mario Martinez, Cristian Altamerano – have been supporting me. I had in mind to score. The last time I had a goal Not allowed in Vida’s net, which gave me more inspiration. My teammates told me to do more, and that I should play not because I’m under-20, but because I have quality,” he emphasized. angel.

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The Olanchoe striker revealed that his entire family lives in Dallas, Texas. stay in Honduras He lives alone with his grandmother Velma, who unfortunately passed away recently.

“My family has always wanted to take me to the States, but when they gave me the opportunity at Primera, I told them they should move on there, because they are there to give me a better future. They are the ones who support me the most in everything,” he commented. Filatoro.

“Little Giant” foals He never stopped smiling when he pointed out the goal he scored against Lyon, which meant the first loss at home – and the second – of the season for the World Cup finalists. CONCACAF federation.

“I didn’t enjoy this, it’s the best goal I’ve ever scored. I’ll never forget it. I have no words, it’s a joy I’ve never felt before” Angel Filaturo.

The indomitable smile of Angel Villatoro talks about his goal against Olympia.  photo courtesy

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