“Earlier this week, I knew I was going to play, and I was happy.” Juan Camilo Garcia

Juan Camilo García’s birthday is around the corner. Directly from the youth academy, the Bogota born player gained the possibility of being part of the professional team of Millonarios. An opportunity that not everyone has and he dreamt of this since childhood. In the match against Fortaleza, he made his debut with Millonarios. He stood out in the midfield, good passes, always there for his teammates and with a good vision of the game. He had already made his professional debut last year with Valledupar F.C.

For this season, the manager, Jorge Luis Pinto, decided to consider him after his stint in the second division. His conditions convinced the coach that he could contribute to the team in 2019.

After the match against Fortaleza, Juan Camilo García spoke with Millonarios International.

 

How did you feel on the pitch and what did the manager expect from you?

“I was delighted from the beginning. Earlier this week, I knew I was going to play, and I was pleased. It was what I had dreamt for a long time. The manager always asked me for the organization in the midfield, help my teammates and most of all, the balance.”

The players with the most experience in the team, what advice did they gave you?

“Confidence. Always play with it and enjoy it. They supported me a lot before the game because I was somewhat tense for this first match. They always believed in me and gave me confidence.”

What has changed in the Juan Camilo García of today in Millonarios to the one of a few months ago in Valledupar in terms of football?

“I already came with the experience of playing professional soccer. Playing in the second division is completely different from playing in the first division. I feel that I have improved a lot in the decision-making and now this is the beginning.”

 

The Bogota born player was the man of the match. It is important to see players developed from the youth academy and let them have the opportunity to show themselves. He is aware that this is beginning now, that he can improve and with training, he will show all his potential on the field.


Picture via millonarios.com.co


Original writer: Sergio Cortes

Original article: http://www.millonarios-int.com/?p=5450

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