Sebastian Paz is a young dreamer, reserved, hardworking who fights for what he wants. Soccer is his passion, and he is achieving great successes thanks to his dedication. Sebastian will be in the coming days at the camp of the U-14 U.S. National Team. Read more about him:
At what age did you start playing soccer and why?
At 5 years old. My cousins were very athletic and made fun of me because I was chubby. My mom was the one who signed me up.
I wasn’t very good at soccer; I did it to get some exercise.
Why did the teams choose you?
I was never like the superstar of the team, but always gave everything, I never gave up. The teams chose me because of my desire to improve, to win.
How do you feel about being called to a camp with the U.S. National Team U-14?
My coach, Matias called me to give me the news. The Camp will take place next 27 May. And I hope they call me up to play with the team. It’s such a great emotion!
What soccer position do you play?
Forward, I wear the number 9.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be a professional soccer player, playing in MLS first and then in Europe. Besides, I want to study something related to medicine, I’d like to be an anesthesiologist.
How do you prepare to leave everything on the field?
Eating well, sleeping enough. Neither I go out much nor do I stay up late.
What do you think is the key for your success?
Never give up and discipline.
WHO IS HE
1. Name: Sebastian Paz
2. Age: 14 years old
3. School: Lamar Louise Curry Middle school
4. Favorite team: Real Madrid
5. Favorite player: Luis Suarez
6. Favorite movie: The Fast and The Furious
7. Book: The Giver
8. A word that defines you: Hardworking
12. Favorite class: Math
13. Favorite food: Sushi
15. Pet: A Dog named Jack
16. Family: Monica (mother) my father Guillermo Paz,
and my brother Oscar Paz.
“Sebastian is a player with a lot of future. He wears number 9 and is the scorer of Kendall Academy 01. Seba has a good physic and moves very well to lose marks and score goals. He’s a good leader and a very good teammate”
USSDA Technical Director
Kendall Director of Coaches
“Sebastian is very disciplined, we never push him to achieve this soccer level; seeing his triumphs so quickly, at 14 years old, we are very happy. Sebastian has had a very fast growth stage in the recent years. ”