Carlos Vela, the Mexican footballer known for his speed, technique, and scoring ability, has made significant strides in his career, earning international acclaim. His journey began as a ballboy during his brother's matches with Pioneros de Cancun. His older brother, Enrique Vela, now a coach for Pioneros de Cancun, recently shared insights into Carlos's early days and the family's football journey.
The Vela Family's Football Journey
The Vela family, consisting of four brothers, has always been deeply involved in football. Enrique relayed the family's emphasis on discipline, effort, and values, and their desire to inspire youth by demonstrating that dreams can be achieved through hard work and dedication. The family's commitment to football and their contribution to the sport's legacy is evident in their aspirations.
Carlos's Rise in Football
Carlos's talent saw him rise through the ranks in European football, positioning him as a force to reckon with on the international scene. His role in LAFC's journey to the International Premier Tournament 2023 has been crucial. As Carlos's star continues to rise, LAFC's reliance on him has not waned, demonstrating his significance to the team and the sport.
Family Aspirations and The Future
While discussing family aspirations, Enrique humorously expressed the wish to see all brothers united at Pioneros de Cancun. He envisions Alejandro as a director, himself as a coach, and Carlos playing for the team. This shared family dream captures the Vela family's love for the sport and their commitment to contributing to its legacy. Regardless of what the future holds, the Vela family's impact on football is undeniable.