More Figueroa is one of the best defenders in the history of football in honduras, and currently is maintained on the Houston Dynamo of the MLS. During a chat with the Daily Ten of Honduras, he recalled a curious anecdote which he had with Cristiano Ronaldo during his time in the Premier League.
Figueroa remained in the English football between 2008 and 2015, the spending by clubs like Hull City and Wigan, the latter of which managed to save from relegation in a season in which the honduran was faced for the first time the Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo.
The defender catracho recalled that after saving the descent, his coach gave him the opportunity to have its first few minutes, and once saved, it could be part of the eleven that faced the mighty Manchester United, in a duel that earned him his renewal despite the wear it had.
“The 75th minute I said to William Palacios, the legs no longer gave me, I said that I was playing the match of my life and that I was not going to let go of Cristiano Ronaldo. At the end I was able to finish the match and they told me that they were going to extend my loan, my test fire was with Christian” said Figueroa.
It doesn’t compare to the MLS with the Premier
The national team in the world cup of south Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014, he also spoke about the league in which you play from in 2015 and although assured that there is no comparison between the MLS and the Premier League, said that the american football has grown too much in recent years.
“The Premier League has no comparison, it is one of the best leagues in the world. Not to say that the MLS is bad, this is a league that is growing a lothire players experience, there is a lot of competition and logistics have it all”, he stressed.