It is each footballers’ dream to gleam in a large moments of a compare or a competition. Panama captain Roman Torres can cruise himself advantageous to have combined such moments on some-more than one occasion.
In Dec 2016, a centre-back became a toast of a Seattle Sounders when his wilful chastisement in a shoot-out win over Toronto FC cumulative a club’s first-ever Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup title. Fast-forward to 10 Oct 2017, and a rarely eventful night in CONCACAF section qualifying. It was Torres that delivered a pivotal impulse with a thespian late idea in Panama’s 2-1 home win over Costa Rica that – joined with formula elsewhere – cumulative Los Canaleros their lass berth during a FIFA World Cup™.
Full of pride, a 32-year-old remembers those large moments with good fondness. “I do suffer it. we suffer it a lot,” Torres told FIFA.com. “God has given me those moments and I’ve put in limit bid to be in those situations. Those sacrifices make me enterprise those moments.”
Though not immediately wakeful of a stress of his winning idea during a Estadio Rommel Fernandez, it would emotionally strike home for a centre-back during a final whistle. “When my team-mates told me that we had competent directly to a World Cup, we took my shirt off again, began to cry, and started celebrating with a Panamanian fans,” Torres pronounced of that useful dusk in Panama City. “They had been watchful for so many years to see that moment, to have that complacency of saying a Panamanian inhabitant group going to a World Cup.”