The new reinforcement of Puerto Rico FC, the Spanish Mario Martínez Rubio, is already training on the Caribbean island with his new team, said in a statement today the squad of the North American Soccer League (NASL), the second soccer league In importance of the United States.
Born in the Spanish city of Soria, Martínez Rubio finished last June with the PGS Kissamikos Greek, who plays in the second league of the European country.
“I would like to thank all the teammates, coaching staff and the board for how they have received me,” said Martínez Rubio, who plays as a midfielder.
The new PRFC midfielder arrived on the island last Friday, so he had the opportunity to see his new club take on the San Francisco Deltas on Saturday night at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel de Bayamón, a town near the capital of the island.
“It’s a team that tries to play with the ball at all times and that’s something that I’m going to feel comfortable with, because I like to have possession. I come here to help and contribute my bit to the team, to work As one more and help in everything that can be, “said the Spanish player.
Martinez Rubio will travel tomorrow with the team for Wednesday’s game in Jacksonville and will also be called up for Sunday’s game in Edmonton.
Formed in the inferior categories of Numancia, made debut with that equipment during season 2002-03 when the club was in Second Division.
The player has militated in teams like Las Palmas and Numancia in Spain, the Olympiakos Nicosia, the Jaguars of Cordoba in Colombia or the Blooming of Bolivia.
The Puerto Rico FC will look to remain undefeated this Wednesday when it faces Jacksonville Armada at Hodges Stadium.
The Puerto Rico FC was founded by the star of the NBA Carmelo Anthony on June 11, 2015 and plays in the NASL from 2016. efe