Segovia introduces himself to Botafogo and radiates charisma and persona: “I come here to write history and win many titles”

A second reinforcement was introduced by Botafogo for 2023 the Ecuadorian defender Luis Segovia was formally offered to the press this Thursday afternoon at Espaço Lonier CT. The participant signed a three-year take care of Glorioso after 4 profitable seasons at Independiente del Valle, the place he was a two-time Copa Sudamericana champion.

– I’m a left again with many qualities, very technical, sturdy within the air, I actually like to play. Botafogo is a really massive membership, with many traditions, I come here to write history and win many titles – mentioned Segovia, already attempting to scribble a couple of phrases in Portuguese.

Segovia spilled his likability and persona into his statements, revealing his ambition to win titles, be recalled to the Ecuadorian nationwide group and make history at Botafogo. The participant additionally praised team-mates Cuesta, Adrielsson and Carly and revealed that he has been taking Portuguese classes for a number of weeks following a request from Luis Castro.

Check out different Luis Segovia statements:

STRUCTURE: “Independiente del Valle has an ideal construction, with an ideal challenge, they received two South American Cups. I carry expertise, calmness, I talked to the kitchen workers, nutritionists, docs that the primary factor is that the participant is comfortable and calm to do what he wants to do on the sector. I really feel that Botafogo could have all of the instruments to win titles just like the Sudamericana.”

ADAPTATION: “I like challenges. In Ecuador the argument is heavy, however in Brazil it’s a lot stronger. I come ready with quite a lot of dedication, to work daily, to discover my place within the group in a wholesome competitors with my teammates and to study from every considered one of them.”

WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE BOTAFOGO: “I do know some issues in regards to the membership, which is without doubt one of the most conventional within the history of Brazil, which has all the time produced many gamers for the nationwide group, has many years of life. I really feel he has an ideal challenge and can win many titles sooner or later.”

PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE: “The very first thing they requested me was to communicate Portuguese. I’ve been learning for about three weeks, I perceive Portuguese very effectively, nearly completely, however I nonetheless have quite a lot of time to communicate it. That is my purpose, I’ll proceed to put together to develop on the sector with my teammates.”

INTERVIEW WITH LUIS CASTRO: “I spoke to Louis loads. Something necessary is that there are related issues between him and Professor Renato Paiva, who’s now in Bahia. There are issues which can be related. I actually get pleasure from coaching, the tempo of the sport may be very intense, my teammates need the sport to by no means cease and I actually get pleasure from it, it is an attractive sport.”

SELECTION OF ECUADOR: “I used to be rising up, I’m 25 years outdated and as a defender I really feel I’m at a really mature stage, with quite a lot of expertise, with some titles, two South American Cups. I got here here to compete for a spot within the Ecuadorian nationwide group, to win necessary issues here in Brazil and, why not?, to dream and attempt to search new horizons. My purpose immediately is Botafogo and successful many titles.”

BRAZILIAN FOOTBALL DIFFERENCES: “The strain, the shortage of time… At Independiente del Valle we had quite a lot of European coaches, all with the attribute of urgent, defending strongly and all the time taking excellent care of the ball. I see it here, the depth, all the time searching for the opponent’s purpose.”

OWNERSHIP DISPUTE: “It’s good, I like this competitors, it helps me develop as knowledgeable, it evokes me to hold working. Cuesta is a good participant, he has been in Brazil for many years, Adrielsson is a younger man with many qualities, with an ideal challenge… Carly is the captain, nice suggestion. I study slightly bit from every of them.”

SUPERSTITION: “I’ve no superstitions, however I do know that Botafogo is a group with traditions, superstitions. The viewers may be very euphoric and I’ve to study and adapt to that.”

VERSATILITY: “I’ve this affinity as a result of within the youth classes, once I was very younger, 10, 12 years outdated, I used to be a defensive midfielder, a ahead… Then my coaches moved me again to full-back and I used to be in a position to play as a full-back and as a defender.”

BOTAFOGO PROJECT: “I come from a membership that provides every thing to the participant, and here I proved to be the identical. There is sweet meals, excellent physiotherapists, docs, nutritionists, high programs. Little by little, Botafogo will get what it deserves. Thanks to Matsuko, I’m very comfortable, very comfortable and I’m here to write history.”


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