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Interview | Puertas: "Seeing my parents happy with my progress is my biggest reward"

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31/07/2017 11:34

Antonio Puertas is back at the club he genuinely considers home. In this interview he highlights some of his playing attributes, plus he explains that he always dreamed of being a professional footballer. The happiness of his parents at the progress he’s made to get there, is something he regards as personally rewarding.

Describe yourself as a player…

As a player I consider myself to be hard working, difficult for opponents to contain. I can help the team with the final pass, plus I like getting forward into the area and finishing moves."

Ideal squad…

My ideal squad is one in which we’re all good friends. After a game and if anyone has had a bad game, that we’re all there to support them. All of us together as one.”

Best moment in your life…

Since I was a youngster I always dreamed of playing football professionally. Getting to do that and see the how happy my parents are with my progress, that’s the biggest reward for me.”

Where you look for advice…

I always look to my parents and my girlfriend. Also, people in football that I know, who have helped a lot.”

Who are your idols…

My idol has always been Ronaldinho, for the joy he shows on the pitch. I love watching him play.”

What Granada offered...

Granada offered me a very ambitious project in which the primary aim is to win promotion. That’s why I’m here and that’s what I want.”

Biggest rivals this season…

I think our biggest rival will be ourselves. We always need to look at ourselves first, work hard, take things one game at a time and get the wins.”