Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Luis Castillo, the Jaba Brava midfielder fulfills his Grupo Milenio dream

Luis was a restless child in Tampico’s 2 de Junio ​​neighborhood, but he was also obedient to his parents because paying attention to them was a direct passport to train him, first on the field of the Puerta Coloradas Sports Unit, which opened 18 years ago. The field was very hard and he later went to the Correcaminos Soccer School, which was directed by Professor Miguel Mendoza San Luis.

It was very frequent to see him running to the corner store in his uniform, always stopping to say hello to his friends and neighbors. Little Louis’ grit was evident, he didn’t want to stop training because he had a dream: to become a professional soccer player, something that seemed so far away, but his winning mentality and persistence got him there.

“Hello Luis, and how are you doing at football?”asked a neighbor a few years ago, to which the boy replied with a smile on his lips: “Well, now I play in Correcaminos and soon I will go to the Pachuca training center”.

Luisito moved abroad before the age of 12, leaving behind everything including his parents to be able to pursue his dream.

Luis David Castillo Mayorga Started his career with High Performance Tujo in 2015, later he would reach the fundamental forces of Veracruz, debuting on July 31, 2018 in the cup tournament against America, continuing with the Veracruz team until the 2018-2019 season.

Luis Castillo became part of the Saltillo Fútbol Club team from 2019 to 2021, then he went with Cimarrones de Sonora in 2021–2022 and Raboseros de la Piedad in 2022.

Jabba brava arrived

Luis Castillo, reached the Clausura 2023 of the Premier League of the Second Division, the team he knew was a story that marked an era in the First Division in the 80s, he wanted to make a dream come true. Wasn’t done: To become champion wearing the light blue shirt.

With experience of playing in the First Division and the Expansion League, the desire to play with Jayaba Brava was obvious, but he had to wait a few days to be able to step onto the heavenly field as an injury prevented him from staying there. Was. Start.

Luis Castillo, player of the Jaba Brava of Tampico-Madero.

Little by little, he gained the confidence of technical director Gastón Obledo, becoming a key player in midfield. The days passed and the illusion of being a champion, just like when I was a kid, was getting closer and closer to having the league reach the Grand Finals.

There in the stands were his parents, who always saw Louis as a great son, a disciplined young man with an unbroken dream. The game started, the stadium with 20,000 people pushed Jayba Brava, but Luis Castillo did not start the game, fate had a gift of dreams for him.

With 15 minutes to play, the man from Tampico finally stepped onto the field, took a few crosses into the area, ran, gave everything on the field because he knew anything was possible.

After the final reached overtime and was tied, the title came through shots from the penalty spot. Luis Castillo took third and did it well, he only had to wait a few minutes for his childhood dream to reach his 24-year-old.

As the game came to an end, Louis ran to the stands, where his parents shed tears of joy, seeing that their little Louis’ tireless struggle was possible.

“I dreamed of this as a child and today my dream has come true, we are champions. God’s timing is perfect. Thank you for blessing me so much. It is also for my parents and also for them who believed in me from a very young age. Thank you parents for everything,” Castillo commented on his social networks.

Today, Luis Castillo has the opportunity to put a star in the history of Jaba Brava, the star he has always seen in the sky since childhood.

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