A new Peruvian footballer begins to be the protagonist abroad. It’s about Vasco Fry– A 23-year-old midfielder who plays in a team Vancouver FC. From the first section Canadaand that last Saturday, September 30, he scored a wonderful goal in a 2-1 away win over Pacific in Round 27 of the North American Premier League.
The national midfielder arrived at the Canadian national team in August of this year on loan from Canada Vancouver Whitecaps Subordinate Major League Soccer (MLS). Since his arrival, he has started all nine of his side’s matches, scoring his first goal this weekend. The win came after 35 minutes, as they had already won 1-0. At that moment, he received a pass from his colleague Gabriel Bitar, took a few steps forward and fired a powerful shot with his left foot from the edge of the penalty area, which passed near the far post.
In the second half, the locals scored through Easton Ongaro, but that was not enough to turn the score around. In this way, the Peruvian team added its third victory in a row and occupies seventh place with 29 points, despite having no chance of qualifying for the round of 16, as there is only one day left and it is four units away from fifth place. ., occupied by Atletico Ottawa.
Vasco Fry He was born in Lima on July 30, 2000 to Peruvian parents, but holds Canadian citizenship on his grandfather’s side. He was trained in small departments of Sporting CrystalHe arrived at the Protectorate, where he was partnered with Brandon Palacios. Martin Tafarahugo inkajima, Gianfranco ChavezTadashi Aoki, Christian Carvajal, Gilmar Lobaton, Renato Espinosa, Renato Solis, etc.
In 2017, he was called up to the South American Under-17 Championship held in Chile. In that tournament, he was coached by Juan José Uri and was alongside Mauricio Mazoda. Nelson Cabanillas, Jose BolivarLeonardo Mifflin, Freddy Onkwe, Benjamin Villalta, Gonzalo Sanchez and others.
His departure abroad took place in mid-2018, where he went on a one-year loan to Vancouver WhitecapsWhich is the team he also played for at the time Yordi ReynaWith whom he struck up a friendship: “We became friends here. I knew who he was, but here we met and became friends. We are almost always together. He advises me a lot, and when I train with them he talks to me. In addition, it has helped me a lot in my life in Vancouver. He stated To El Bocon newspaper in 2019, he said that his experiences in the national team motivate me.
He played a leading role in the youth leagues, as well as its MLS Pro tournament, so he ended up staying at the club. However, he had almost no opportunities in the first team, except for his appearance in a match against Real España de Honduras. CONCACAF Champions Leaguea match held on March 15, which ended in a 3-2 defeat.
In search of greater opportunities, in August this year, he decided to go on loan to Manchester United Vancouver FC.He finally achieved the required consistency, as he participated in nine matches in which he scored a goal and provided an assist.
In an interview with YouTuber Gabriel Valdez in March of this year, Vasco Fry He revealed that he has not been in contact with any federation for some time, but is still unsure whether he will represent Peru or Canada:
“I can’t say it, but first it happens. There will always be a desire to represent a team, I don’t know if or when that will happen. More than anything else I’m focused on Vancouver. Major League Soccer, for the Peruvian national team, attracts a lot of attention. “I would like to be able to play in the 2026 World Cup, because there will be matches here in Vancouver and my family will be able to come to see me,” he said.