Gomez relishes working under Vieira

 Defender Shannon Gomez who completed a one-year loan move to MLS club New York City from DirecTV W Connection earlier this month has described his opportunity to work with some legendary names as a dream come true.
Gomez was signed by New York head coach Patrick Vieira after impressing during a trial.


Working with coach Patrick Vieira is an experience any young player would dream of. He is a very good coach who gives his players the confidence and privilege to play and express themselves while carrying out their respective roles & functions simultaneously,” Gomez said.

Former French star and New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira.
Former French star and New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira.

“This is helping me to give my best each session. So far I’m enjoying and learning new things from him as he was a former great player back in his time as a footballer, which makes it even more exciting for me.

“Being coached by one of the best to ever play the game in coach Patrick Vieira and playing alongside some of the very best and popular names in football in Frank Lampard,Andrea Pirlo and David Villa is an absolute privilege,” the 19-year-old Gomez added.