Fredy Montero, Seattle Sounders’ Determined Striker With Tangible Goals

Fredy Montero is someone who got his first pro soccer tryout with Deportivo Cali at the age of 13. He impressed enough to be signed after just one session.

In the manner of accomplished athletes, the Sounders striker embellishes on natural talent with solid effort and a determined resolve to achieve.  He is a player who will unabashedly set goals and talk about them.

A forward known for his blazing speed, Montero is determined to convert scoring opportunities into goals. 

After the recent 3-0 friendly win against Boca Juniors at the Xbox pitch at Qwest Field, I caught up with him and asked if he had a scoring goal/projection for the current MLS campaign.

“My objective is to score 20 goals,” he quickly replied.  “Playing soccer in Colombia with a shorter season I would have a goal more like 12 or 14 goals.  But in Major League Soccer there is a longer season.  Because it is longer my goal is to sc...

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