When Mexican football superstar Carlos Vela burst onto the football scene, many immediately believed that he was going to be a huge superstar and would be one of the next rated youngsters emerging from the Emirates Stadium. He started his footballing journey in his native Mexico and was a rising star in South America years ago before being spotted by Arsenal scouts who immediately snapped him up and took him to England because they saw some key qualities in him.

At a very young age, Vela was one of the most talked-about young players during his days at Arsenal as a youngster and he was seen as a prized asset and a future star already.


Los Angeles Football Club star Carlos Vela has been linked with a potential exit from the club, much to the fear of the club's fans. Vela has been one of the club's best players in recent years and has also been an integral part of the club since joining them some years ago. The forward played a part in LAFC's run in the FIFA Club World Cup and also helped guide them to the competition, making them the first-ever Major League Soccer side to feature in a FIFA Club World Cup tournament.

However, they would fall to a defeat to Mexican outfit Tigres UANL after they lost concentration and conceded two goals in quick succession despite scoring the opening goal. The Mexican outfit then knocked out the American giant club out of the competition and would then go on to lose the final to German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.


Tata Martino has revealed that it would go against logical protocols if he decides to pick Los Angeles Football Club striker Carlos Vela for Mexico in the country's upcoming Olympics which will be held in Tokyo. The manager of the country's senior national team made this statement and insisted that he arrived at that conclusion because the striker is yet to feature for the national team since he last did so back in 2018.

Just before Mexico played their friendly match against Costa Rica and Austria over the recently concluded international break, Martino was speaking to journalists and was asked whether the rumors of Vela making a return to the Mexican national te was on the cards, but the manager. Showed that he was perplexed.


Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit Los Angeles FC (LAFC) began their third season in the top flight just like the previous two seasons. Early league wins and two goals in the first two games for star player Carlos Vela. Mexican international forward Carlos Vela had won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award at the end of the club's second season in the MLS and was able to continue that form into the third season. Carlos Vela and Los Angeles FC were then involved in a miracle of some sort at the start of their debut season in the CONCACAF Champions League. Los Angeles FC trailed 2-0 against Club Leon of Mexico in the first leg and they were able to turn it around in the second leg at home to progress into the next stage of the competition.

Carlos Vela: The Journey From Being Arsenal's Wonderkid To LA Galaxy's Star

Not a lot of Arsenal fans would remember Carlos Vela but the striker was once a wonderkid for the Gunners and came through the ranks from the Arsenal academy. During his youthful days at Arsenal he was regarded as one of the best young talents around but a lack of game time to boost his development as well as his proneness to injures meant that he was not going to be a big hit at the Emirates after all.

His pure and raw talent saw him regarded and ranked among the most exciting teenage stars in world football back in 2007 by World Soccer magazine, but he has been unable to replicate any of those performances that saw him make it to that prestigious list. The Mexican only turned up for Arsenal and has not been able to put his career on that same path since then even though he has established himself as a star in the Major League Soccer.


Carlos Vela is one of the biggest players in the Major League Soccer (MLS) and he plays his club football for Los Angeles FC (LAFC). The Mexican national team attacker was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the MLS at the end of the 2019 season after breaking records during the course of that season. The 31-year-old has been at LAFC since joining them from Real Sociedad in the Spanish La Liga. Carlos Vela signed for LAFC from Real Sociedad in 2018 and has become a key player for the MLS club since then.


Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela had the best individual season ever seen in 2019 as he produced quality performance almost every game. In the history of the MLS (Major League Soccer), no player could match the individual brilliance shown by Carlos Vela during the MLS season in 2019.

Carlos Vela broke the record for the most goals scored in a single MLS season by an individual in addition to leading his team to the first trophy in the history of the club. It was right that he had to be crowned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2019 season after his phenomenal contribution to Los Angeles FC.


Los Angeles FC (LAFC) attacker Carlos Vela will spend this year at the Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit after he was given a new contract last month. Carlos Vela has emerged as a key player for Los Angeles FC in the last few years though he experienced some injuries last year.

His injury issues last year didn’t stop the MLS club from giving him a new contract. Carlos Vela is a designated player at Los Angeles FC as his annual salary is higher than the normal salary cap for the other players.


Los Angeles Football Club manager Bob Bradley has played down every rumour surrounding the future of star striker Carlos Vela, as well as his teammate Latif Blessing, linking them with moves away from the Major League Soccer club.

Bradley is hoping to make history with his team in the Concacaf Champions League tournament and has said both players are his two best talents at the club and will not be expecting that any one of them leaves anytime soon.


Los Angeles FC (LAFC) attacker Carlos Vela has revealed how he came close to joining Spanish La Liga giantsBarcelona last year. He talked about his botched move to Barcelona in an exclusive interview with GQ Mexico magazine earlier this year. The 31-year-old was strongly linked with a move to Barcelona at the start of last year and he wanted to go until LAFC blocked the move. Carlos Vela told the magazine that Barcelona wanted him to sign for them for four months and he was keen to join the Spaniards even if it wasfor a short period of time.
Carlos Vela revealed how LAFC blocked his potential move to Barcelona and that they had every right to protect their interest in not letting him move to the Nou Camp. Barcelona had to turn to Ghanaian international Kevin-Prince Boatengwhen they missed out on Carlos Vela and he rarely played for the club during his six-month stay with the five-time European champions.

Carlos Vela also talked about his hiatus from the Mexico national team. According to him, his decision to stay away from the national team was mainly because of how the players were treated by the football authorities in Mexico. He has not represented his country for over two years.


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