Every Player In Every Team Brings Something Special.
They all play a part. On Team Copa Coca-Cola, they embody their most prized attributes both on and off the field. Meet the 2015 ambassadors of Team Copa Coca-Cola.
The Machine never stops. They’re always dedicated to getting better and faster. They spend sessions focusing on one element of their game. Whether it’s fitness or working on a move – they give it their all. Off the field, they put the same dedication into whatever they pursue, leaving nothing in the tank.
They are dedicated, hard working and determined.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – USA
Determination, commitment and never-ending energy – that’s what makes Taylor ‘The Machine’. Don’t let her big bright smile fool you, Taylor is a fierce competitor. Always a good sport, and always out to give 100%, on and off the field. Whether it’s training, game day, or playing with her beloved dog, Taylor never stops.
The Rock is the most dependable on the field. They’re the last line of defence and someone every team member can rely on to be there when it counts. Off the field they’re always loyal defenders of their friends and family.
They are strong, reliable and trustworthy.
Antonio Garcia Celis
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – Venezuela
The Rock by name and The Rock in stature. He may have loved to kick the ball as a child, but as a goalie, his greatest passion is now stopping it hitting the back of the net. He’s proud of his heritage, his family, and what he contributes to his team. Antonio believes that with hard work, self-belief and perseverance, anything and everything is possible.
The Joker knows that it’s not always the physical aspects of the game that give you the edge. That’s why they bring an uplifting smile to their team, no matter what the situation. Whether it’s during a hard training session or celebrating a goal. Off the field they bring the same positivity and sense of humour to their friends and family.
They are fun, optimistic and energetic.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – Egypt
It’s no joke how Ramez plays his football – with passion. He knows that bringing fun and enjoyment to his teammates is a game-changer. Along with his cheeky grin, Ramez has a dynamic energy, lifting his team's spirits whenever he can. It’s this same energy that drives him towards his dream of playing for FC Barcelona. It’s one dream that brings a big smile to ‘The Joker’s’ face.
The Rebel goes against the grain. They’re not worried about what people think of them. They encourage their teammates to push themselves beyond their limits and back them in the process. They may step on toes, but they know everything is for football and they know the good that it can give people on the field, and in life off
They are inspiring and committed risk takers.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – Poland
Kamila grew up always wanting to play football. The only problem was, there was no girls’ team. That didn’t stop her – she joined the boys’ team. That was just the beginning. Kamila didn’t leave her mark on the games because she was the only girl on the field; she left it because of her talent. Her attitude is all about 100% commitment, to her teammates as well as her family
The Artist is hypnotising on the field. They control the ball as if it’s attached to their feet, and kick it like they’re willing it with their mind. Off the field they bring their hypnotising style to everything they touch, including their friendships.
They’re captivating and creative.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – South Africa
Siyavuya (Siya) is a craftsman when it comes to his football. When he’s not playing football, he’s practicing his tricks. Inspired by his father who played, Siya makes the ball look like he’s got it on a string. He knows that football is the ultimate way to express himself. It’s this passion and skill that saw him proudly lift the trophy with his team after winning the Final at Copa Coca-Cola.
Good enough is never enough for The Perfectionist. If they miss a goal because they hadn’t quite nailed a kick, they’ll practice that kick until they get it right...over and over and over. Off the field they’ll recognise when they’re not at their best and do everything in their power to make it right. Whether that’s improving their grades, or being a better friend.
They are committed, controlled and disciplined.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – USA
Playing football since he was 6 years old, Victor’s inspiration comes from his passion to make himself and his family proud. He has absolute persistence and tenacity, always looking to be the master of his own game and help his team at every opportunity. It’s what makes Victor ‘The Perfectionist’.
The Impossible creates magic from nothing. Whether it’s weaving through a group of defenders or a mid-air scissor-kick at goal, they have an effortless grace that inspires anyone who watches them play football. Off the field they bring this talent and inspiration to their other passions.
They are inspiring, unpredictable and talented.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – Thailand
At the age of 7, Alongkot decided that he’d rather be on the field playing football than watching from the sidelines. It didn’t take long for him to quickly develop into a dynamic young player. Alongkot focuses on bringing more to his game by training hard on his skills to help create more opportunities for game-changing plays.
The Heart shows limitless passion for their team and is always ready to help someone shine given the opportunity. Whether it’s passing the ball to let another teammate score, or a half time pep talk when it’s needed most, they’re always at the centre of it. Off the field, they’re passionate and give their all in everything they do, from school to their family.
They are empathetic, passionate, loyal and selfless.
Copa Cola-Cola Ambassador 2015 – Greece
After being enrolled in a football academy at the age of 6, it didn’t take long for Dimitrios to discover his passion for football. From training to game day, the most important thing for him is how his friends all play together as a team. Always in the middle of the action, Dimitrios loves nothing more than seeing his team play as one. For him, it’s the most rewarding part of the game.