May 14

Marco Moreno, the central defender of the Atleti that Barça and Madrid wanted

first_imgManchester United follows him and was about to pay his clause of termination when I was a first-year youth. It amounted to 3 million euros. Juventus has also shown interest for taking over their services on several occasions.Marco Moreno is one of the players with the greatest projection in the Atlético youth academy of his generation (2001) along with the Camello, Mollejo and Cedric. Some injuries slowed his progression, but in one of his ailments he was treated in the first team by Dr. Villalón and Oscar Pitillas as recuperator.This season he has uncovered 6 goals (5 in the league and 1 in the Youth League), all coming from a corner (5 header and one with the foot). Above wins 86 percent of disputes and 76% below and has 86% passing success. Atlético improved his contract, signed him until 2022 and put a 25 million euro clause on him. Atlético de Madrid has one of the best Academies in Europe. In these times of crisis in which the teams will have to pull out the youth squad, the mattress team is very well positioned for the good work it has been doing in its base football in recent years.One of the pearls of the quarry is called Marco Moreno (19 years old). It is a right-handed center-back with an impressive plant (1.91 cm). He is powerful, fast, strong and very qualified in ball output, Although it does not lavish much on the system they use. It handles all registers: filtered passes, back lengths, diagonals, driving and touch.He came to Atlético as a cadet from Las Palmas. Atlético beat Madrid, Barça and Villarreal that they loved him at all costs, but Marco chose to wear red and white.last_img read more

January 18

Napa rues Letran’s lack of finishing ability in loss to Perpetual

first_imgMatthysse will have ‘no respect’ as he aims to beat Pacquiao A red-hot Edgar Charcos, a squandered lead, and a collapsed offense became the narrative of the Knights’ opening game loss to Perpetual Help in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament.But instead of sulk, Napa and the Knights are using the setback as a learning experience.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Time to move on, we’ll just focus on our next game so we can’t allow the same mistakes from happening again,” said Napa in Filipino Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre.READ: NCAA: Perpetual rallies to close out Letran in thriller ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team “I didn’t question my players’ decisions, I have a lot of trust in them,” said Napa. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew It wasn’t the start Jeff Napa wanted for the Letran Knights.ADVERTISEMENT Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Charcos finished with 27 points in the Altas’ win, dropping 22 points in the first half, but the Knights still went into the break trailing by just one, 45-44.After a seesaw affair for much of the game, Letran was able to take the lead early in the fourth, 73-65.That, however, was the Knights’ final stand as they allowed the Altas to mount a 12-2 run and take a 77-73 lead off of Kim Aruin’s step back jumper with 1:35 left in the game.“It’s hard to make excuses for this game, there were many lapses like Charcos getting too comfortable,” said Napa. “We got a lead, we relaxed, and we lacked the finishing ability.”The Knights had a couple of chances in the last minute but Prince Eze denied both of those with blocks on Bong Quinto and JP Calvo.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

January 18

Diaz plans move to higher weight division

first_imgGov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal “Her quest for the gold in the 2020 Olympics can be real and we are committed to support her all the way,” Ramirez said.Next stop for Diaz is the world championships in Turkmenistan in November when she goes from -53 kilogram, which won her gold in the ongoing Asian Games in Indonesia, to -55 kg.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Diaz, who rose to fame with her silver medal in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, could face stronger opponents in the -55 kg, but pointed out that competing in that weight class would be less exhausting.“I can see that Hidilyn was ready for it (Asian Games gold medal). Once again, she proved herself worthy,” Ramirez said. MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ If there’s one Filipino who can finally grab a gold medal in the Olympics, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chair Butch Ramirez believes weightlifting heroine Hidilyn Diaz has the biggest chance.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Diaz has repeated time and again that she would retire after the Tokyo Olympics.The famed lifter from Zamboanga City began pulling up steel when she was 14. After three Olympic Games that began in 2008 in Beijing, Diaz will be 29 in her fourth Olympic tour of duty two years from now.Ramirez said Diaz’s feat inspired national athletes, whom the PSC will provide all-out support for them to qualify for the Tokyo Games.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Dutchman leads by 2 shots Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more