On this episode, we would like you to meet Jonathan and Ugwum. Two players for whom football is a way of life.
(Jonathan wearing his White UNOZERO Modelo 1.0 cleats)
Name: Jonathan Munguia
From: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Based: Anchorage, AK, USA
'When I step onto the pitch, I feel nothing else exists outside those four lines'
Jonathan started playing at a young age, and credits his siblings for helping him with his development as a player. After playing in Nevada for Las Vegas Knights, Jonathan is now in Alaska playing for Arctic Rush FC where he continues to excel.
- When did you start playing?
I started playing the beautiful game in 2011, where I played for my High school team back home in Las Vegas.
Name: Ugwum O.
From: Enugu, Nigeria
Based: Houston, TX, USA
'My dream is to own the best football academy in Africa'
Ugwum is a busy man. He runs an academy in Nigeria, is a grassroots referee/coach in the Houston area, and is a FIFA intermediary and scout. He understands the social benefits football can bring to a community, and his ultimate goal is to run the best academy in Nigeria and Africa, and be able to assist those in need.
- What’s your football resume?
Played back in Nigeria at the college level, and am now a coach, referee, scout, intermediary, and Academy Owner.
- What do you like the most about your boots?
They are very comfortable, light, easy to clean, and are made with very good quality leather.
- Why do you love the beautiful game?
It is a level playing field where people compete against one another, and it is not predictable. I love the game.