Q. What made you decide to play college soccer?
A. I didn’t exactly plan on it, it just kind of happened. I have played all my life and when the opportunity to play at RSU came up, I was excited to do it.
Q. How is Claremore different than Brazil?
A. I’m from a huge city in Brazil. Claremore is a lot calmer and the people are friendlier.
Q. What is your favorite place in the U.S. so far?
A. This summer, I played for a team in St. Louis and we got to travel to a bunch of different places. My favorite spot was Minnesota. I liked the weather and the huge mall.
Q. What are your future plans?
A. I plan to try out for professional soccer. If that doesn’t work out, I would like to work in the U.S. for a while and get work experience before I return home.
Q. Do you have any words of advice for future soccer players?
A. There is no experience like getting to do what you love and getting a great education. It’s something you can tell your grandkids you did.