Get to know Aaron Ponce

10 May 4:34 de la tarde

Get to know Aaron Ponce

By Olivia Cervantes

Friday morning, Chivas USA announced the acquisition of Mexican midfielder Aaron Ponce, after a successful career with Chivas de Guadalajara Second Division side, Chivas Rayadas.

After the announcement, Ponce spoke with cdchivasusa.com to talk about his signing, his style of play and also sent a message to the fans. Watch the video below, and check out the translated script of what Ponce had to say.

CDCHIVASUSA.com: How do you feel about your signing with Chivas USA?

Aaron Ponce: I feel very happy to be here, I think it’s a huge opportunity. Overall, I’m very excited for this opportunity that the club has been given me.

CDCHIVASUSA.com: How do you like working under Coach Chelis?

Aaron Ponce: I can feel he has confidence in me. I’m here to work, to give what I can and what the coach wants from me.

CDCHIVASUSA.com: How have your teammates welcomed you?

Aaron Ponce: They’ve given me great confidence and trust. Honestly, I didn’t think they would welcome me in that way, I was truly surprised. It’s great to know they trust you, that they include you in the group that quickly.

CDCHIVASUSA.com: What’s your style of play?

Aaron Ponce: My style is two-touch plays; mobility, I like to have the ball a lot and I like to help my team out. When I don’t have the ball, I like to be very aggressive. I’m here to give the mobility and technical talent that I have to the team.

CDCHIVASUSA.com: Do you have a message to the fans?

Aaron Ponce: I’d like to say hello to the fans. I hope they can support us in our next game and I’d like to send everyone a hug.