Sammis reyes makes history by being the first Chilean player to sign for an NFL team. The player was announced by Washington Football Team After his amazing presentation at Pro Day, and he is already preparing to start work with the franchise in the US capital: “it is an honor to represent Chile and Latin America.”
Sammis Reyes comes to the NFL
“It is really an honor, it has been incredible and I am still trying to process everything. It is a privilege to represent not only Chile, but all of Latin America in the largest soccer league in the world »were the words of Sammis reyes in his first interview after signing the 3-year contract with Washington Football Team.
The 25-year-old Chilean was excited about the signing by the Washington DC team. “Everything has been very welcoming. I think it is an excellent human group, and I think that was what led me to believe that it was the right team. I had 7-10 teams that I was going to visit, but after stopping by, I said it was the place I wanted to be.
Hard challenge ahead
Now Sammis reyes He is facing a career in American football, and he is not unaware of the difficulties that lie ahead. «It has never been easy. Coming to this country as an immigrant, where competition is very high, I have had the chance to develop myself, get a professional title, play in the NCAA (basketball) … in my life it has never been easy.
«I have always had to fight for what I want, and it will not be different; I’m willing to literally do anything to be on that court every Sunday. The conversations with the coach, Ron Rivera, the signing of a three-year contract, says what they expect of me and it means a lot of confidence that they have given me », he concluded.
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