Carlos Vela, 2018 MLS All-Star Captain, talks about being in the World Cup
Carlos Vela, forward for Los Angeles Football Club & 2018 MLS All-Star Captain is on cloud nine. The World Cup just wrapped up and MLS is going on now. He was essential in Mexico’s impressive 1-0 upset of defending champion Germany in the opening match of their World Cup draw.
Vela scored 8 goals this season for Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) helping his new team to a surprising second place in the Western Conference.
Los Angeles Football Club is an American professional soccer franchise based in Los Angeles, California, that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member of the Western Conference. The franchise plays their home games at the Bank of California Stadium in the Exposition Park neighborhood.
Carlos Vela spoke with Michelle Tompkins for TheCelebrityCafe.com about his origins in Mexico, his lifelong love of soccer, his recent move to Los Angeles, the excitement of being at the World Cup, why he admires on the field, how Heineken supports the team, the growing popularity of soccer in the United States, the highly anticipated LA Derby during Rivalry Week, his new son, what he likes to do for fun and more.