Local Dreamers Soccer School

Give-and-go with: Saylon

Saylon (14) has been taking part in our soccer school‘s training and matches for years. It’s time to get to know him better through a little give-and-go with pressing questions and dilemmas.

  1. Hi Saylon, can you briefly introduce yourself?

My name is Saylon, I am 14 years old and my favorite sport is soccer. I practice it almost daily, and twice a week at Local Dreamers.

  1. When did you start playing football?

I’ve been playing football since I was very little, actually as long as I can remember.

  1. When did you come to Local Dreamers?

When I was 11 years old, so now almost 3 years.

  1. What is your favorite positive?

I prefer to play as an attacker on the wings.

  1. What is your favorite club in Ecuador?

Liga de Quito.

Local Dreamers soccer school Saylon

  1. What is your favorite foreign club?

FC Barcelona from Spain, not to be confused with Barcelona SC, the rival of Liga de Quito.

  1. Who is your favorite player?

That’s of course Lionel Messi.

  1. What is your most beautiful memory about soccer?

Simply the beautiful moments with my teammates in the field: fantastic goals with a header, with the heel, or after a trick.

  1. What is your biggest dream?

I would love to become a professional footballer, and that my parents would be able to watch me proudly in a stadium.

  1. Goal or assist?

Goal of course!

Local Dreamers soccer school Saylon

  1. Nike or Adidas?


  1. Champions League or Copa Libertadores?

Copa Libertadores

  1. Antonio Valencia played for Manchester United together with 6 Dutch players in total. Do you know who they are?

Good question… I think at least the keeper: Edwin van der Sar – correct!

  1. In 2014, Ecuador played the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Do you know the result?

A 1-1 draw. – correct!

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