We are often hypnotized by the emergence of footballers from Latin American territory and we quickly imagine them as the next best on the planet, and later we realize that it is not and / or will not be the case, since they choose well-being over high competence.
We review, 8 great Latino talents who made it to Major League Soccer and could be lost …
The same footballer who grew up under the wing of Marcelo Gallardo, based on titles, in River Plate, today, faces a new challenge – the first – on North American soil. At 25 years old, he will play in the Austin FC. Is there time for this step to be a stepping stone?
One of the best strikers in the last half of Venezuela arrived, in 2016, at the Atlanta United and, far from being a fleeting step as it seemed, since then it never moved. He’s already 28 years old …
After a great 2020 – he scored 22 goals – in Sao Paulo, the forward appeared in the eyes of the whole world at just 19 years old. At the beginning of the year he decided to accept the juicy offer of Cincinnati and wait for a challenge on the Old Continent. Do not fall in love.
At the age of 29, Zelarayán still did not go through Europe to show the gifts with which he conquered us in Belgrano de Córdoba and later in Aztec football. Since 2020, the Columbus Crew enjoy it. Drummer and creative like few others.
One of the great appearances of America, and the best of Venezuela, left Santos of Brazil and went to Toronto fc, for almost 6 million euros, to dribble with other amenities. He did say no to Europe. Don’t copy Giovinco …
The 23-year-old Uruguayan jumped from Peñarol to Los Angeles FC thanks to the displays of talent and speed that he delivered in the beginning. Today, on American soil, he is embraced by effectiveness. Will a team from Europe tempt you to get out of MLS?
After a great stint at Lille in France, he decided to take a step back in sports and emigrate to Atlanta United For this season. The Brazilian is 25 years old and has an imbalance that has not yet exploded.
At the age of 17 he appeared in the first of Independiente and was quickly born as one of the many labeled players New Messi. The directors of the Atlanta United They did not hesitate and incorporated it in 2018 and -to this day- it remains. You’re in time for the Argentina National Team, kid. Prioritize where, how and against whom to dribble. Your characteristics are scarce.