GET TO KNOW......ADRIAN CORREA
TACOMA, WA. - We know you love to cheer for the Stars on the field but now, we want you to get to know the players you cheer for! Every week we will spotlight a different Tacoma Stars player and highlight them here. This week, get to know midfielder Adrian Correa.
- How long have you been playing soccer? I have been playing soccer since I could walk.
- You have a pretty impressive side gig from the Stars. Tell the fans what you do! Other than the Stars, I am a firefighter for the Tacoma Fire Department at Station 1.
- When did you know that's what you wanted to do? I decided I wanted to be a firefighter back in high school I wanted to do something I could be proud of and enjoy every day I work.
- If you could turn a hose on any of your teammates, who would it be? If I had to spray the hose at any teammate it would be Nick Perera or Tyler John because they both can get me going! HAHA!
- Who is the toughest of your teammates to go against during practice? Fellipe (Souza), because you have to play soccer without being able to touch him or it’s a foul! :)
- What is your favorite place to go in Tacoma? My favorite place to go to in Tacoma is Trappers Sushi.
- Does pineapple belong on pizza? Pineapple absolutely belongs on pizza!
- Who is your favorite music artist/group? My favorite artist is Lil Durk and Rod Wave.
- Have you played any other sports besides soccer? Growing up I played basketball, football, and soccer. I even tried baseball for a year but the ball was too small.
- Give us one fact about Adrian Correa that would surprise fans. I am slowly but surely workin' my way to being 6’ tall.
- If you had the choice of the ability to fly or be invisible, what would you choose and why? I would choose invisibility because I don’t wanna be that high up in the air.
- What is your favorite on-field memory with the Stars? My most memorable memory is my first year in the league I slid to block a shot against Kansas City and Danny Waltman picked me up from behind so high because of how excited he was.
- What is your favorite road venue to play in? My favorite road venue to play in is Kansas City (Cable Dahmer Arena).
- What is one piece of advice you would tell a youth player looking to play at the elite level? One piece of advice I would tell younger players is “Hard work beats talent went talent fails to work hard”