Renegade GK is pleased to introduce a new member of our RGK Pro Team, Pablo Villar. Pablo has joined us out of Mexico with club Irapuato FC currently playing in Mexico's Second Division.
Pablo was born in Texas and has now been with club Irapuato FC in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico for almost a year. Pablo also had stints with Tijuana U20 and Cuervos JAP and continues to seek a call-up for the Mexican National Team. After signing Pablo we had a great opportunity learn a bit more about what makes him the perfect fit for our Renegade GK family! Learn more about Pablo below:
Nickname: Gansito, Gordo
Current Team: CF Irapuato
Preferred glove cut: Hybrid, Negative
Professional Playing History:
Club Tijuana U-15, U-17, U-20, 3rd Division (2011-2014)
Chivas USA U-18 (2014-2015)
Deportivo La Cruz 3rd Division (2015-2016)
Cuervos JAP 2nd Division (2016-2017)
CF Irapuato 2nd Division (2017- Currently)
Favorite Pro Team: CF Cruz Azul
Favorite Food: Tamales, Carnitas and Seafood
Pregame Rituals: Pray and kiss my goal
Favorite GK: Oscar "Conejo" Perez, Alfredo Talavera and Iker Casillas
Dreams/Goals: To play in the Mexican First Division and represent the Mexican National Team in official games and tournaments
One thing about goalkeeping you wish you knew when you started: How hard is refocus in a match after you make a mistake so that you can move on and continue to perform.
One thing you still struggle with in goal today: Always the pregame nerves
Favorite RGK glove model: Vulcan Shockwave and Vulcan Surge
If you could play for any club which would it be: Boca Juniors
Describe your best save ever: It was in an LA Classic, Chivas USA vs LA Galaxy u-18. I made a double save in the center of the goal but couldn't collect the ball. The ball was still in play so I got up as quickly as possible and blocked the next shot which was in the bottom corner of the goal toward the opposite side.
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