Came to sign for Cuprilo From Chile In Ecuador, he defended Quito University Deportivo CuencaAnd Portoviego League, among other clubs. at the age of 36 years, Hurtado Cup He asserts that he has not yet retired from football, although in recent months he has worked in the United States as a delivery man and recently in labour. Construction.
He was once called “Ecuadorean Balotelli”, the staunch defender who also defended Ocas, Independiente del Valle and La league store He feels “blessed” for his work, and every day he gets up very early, just after 5:00, to be able to catch the train from Brooklyn a Manhattan, In New York where he works.
“On the 18th of this month, I’m here for five months. It’s not easy, but thank God I’m doing a great job. I have people who have welcomed me so much that I can stay. Here you are really living the American dream because you don’t have time to sleep,” as He says laughing.
“Here life is so fast. My routine is to get up at 05:30, clean my mouth, change and walk to the train. Manhattan where I work. That’s every day, thank God,” he adds.
before engaging in Wall paint the Floor polishing, among other activities he had to learn, at the beginning of 2021 he also worked in Minneapolis, MinnesotaAnd delivery of mattresses, furniture and chairs in the house. Then he returned to Ecuador and even joined the beautiful banana From the fairway at El Oro, in the second category.
In the middle of 2021 he even received offers from the second-tier clubs, but what they were offering him financially did not satisfy him and he decided to return again to United State. “Here I also play in the neighborhoods and they pay me $100 and even $200 for the honor game, and that’s how I stay. I also go to the gym, trying to stay healthy to get old. I haven’t retired from football yet. I chose to come because the economy Difficult in the country, but I haven’t retired“, He says.
Hurtado He recounts his sports career and ensures that one of his best moments in football was lived in store league, In 2012, “Important things were accomplished for this club and the city. From there I jumped to go to Quito University It was another important moment for me Portoviego LeagueIn 2019, we went up with the club but unfortunately the team regressed due to leadership issues. It is a team with a very large crowd. ”, recalls the defender 1.83 meters.
In his childhood and adolescence he was shaped more like boxer who – which Footballer. In El Guabo, El Oro, he was famous for performing tricks and throws He hits of kicking the ball. “I never played football, but thank God I went to try Deportivo CuencaI stayed in Sub 20 and someone promoted me to first team. It was a blessing and I was able to become a professional,” he confirms.
The stocky defender has always admired strikers such as Carlos ‘Koki’ Juarez, Walter ‘Mamita’ Calderon, Eduardo ‘Tank’ Hurtado, among others. “Later, when my teammates (Marcelo) Fletas, (Segundo) Matamba, Raul Pavo Noriega, Wilson Carabale, Marcelo Velasco, Omar Guerra were the players who motivated you on the field. They were the first experienced companions I had that I was able to Knowing what a dressing room is a high-ranking companion,” he recalls Hurtado Cup, an Ecuadorean who now lives in the United States and still yearns to return to a professional club.
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