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Name Carlos Vela
Gender Male
Ethnic Mexican
Job Mexican Footballer


Org Mexico National Team
Club as Player LAFC

2019 11 07 Retrieve

[Vela easily beat out Zlatan Ibrahimovic of the L.A. Galaxy, Josef Martinez of Atlanta United FC and Maxi Moralez of NYCFC by receiving almost 70 percent of the combined vote by the players, clubs and media] It’s a pleasure. It’s a privilege to be the MVP of the league. It’s the reward to all my effort, my work I make every day. And this is a trophy for all the club, all my teammates, for me, for my family. So, I’m really happy to be the MVP

[Vela hoped the award would inspire others from his country as he became the first MLS player of Mexican descent to win the award] I always try to put Mexico on the top of everything. So, this award is something cool for me because I try to show to the world the Mexicans, that we are good. We are doing great things. I hope this can help another person to try to be important and try to be the best in his job

[Vela on Coach Bradley] Coach is different. Every coach has a different way to come into a player. Bob, I think gets the right way to go for me. He helped me a lot. He pushed me hard to be the best player and finally we get it. So, this award is part of

2020 04 24 Retrieve

[Carlos Vela has admitted that he ‘wasn’t ready’ to make the move to Arsenal when he arrived as a 16-year-old] Before the 2005 World Cup, I was just a young man following his dreams trying to reach the First Division in Mexico and do something good in soccer. But after that, I went to London, to sign for Arsenal. I was not ready for that, everything was too fast, and I was very young. It was a very difficult moment for me.

I would not say that it was a moment of great pressure, but mentally you are not prepared for so much. It was a difficult moment because you need time to process everything and start getting down and being normal, the first year it was difficult to be myself, to enjoy life and play, to be normal.

But when you start you feel that you are the best of all and that you can do everything and nobody can tell you anything, that was the first mistake I made, over the years I was a better person and a better player

2020 04 25 Retrieve

[Carlos Vela ensures that Chicharito is very bad in FIFA 20] He is very good and Chicharito it is very bad, easy. I’ve played against him, is very badspeaks and speaks but is very bad. [He joke] I had marked a lot of goals with those black boots. And after the last game of the season, is lost. If you would not have scored more with the new, I would have killed someone