Q&A With Maximiliano Urruti

Newly acquired striker answers a quick questionnaire with Mike Ulmer.

Just 22, Maximiliano Urruti is the young striker Toronto FC has long coveted. A native of Argentina, Urruti arrived in Toronto after a stint with that country’s Newell’s Old Boys team. We asked Max Urruti to take the Proust Questionnaire.


Q&A In English:

1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
“Playing soccer.”

2. What is your greatest fear?
“Horror movies.”

3. Which historical or living figure do you most identify with?
“My father, Juan Jose.”

4. Which living person do you most admire?
“My grandfather.”

5. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
“I tend to sleep too much.”

6. What is the trait you most deplore in others?
“People whose personality is too strong.”

7. What is your greatest extravagance?
“Ice cream.”

8. On what occasions do you lie?
“In school I lied a lot. I would always go home and my parents would ask how school was going. I would say great and it really wasn’t going great.”

9. What do you dislike most about your appearance?
“My hairy legs.”

10. When and where were you happiest?
“When my Mom had liver surgery and everything went well.”

11. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
“I would be able to hit the ball with both feet.”

12. If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
“I would have liked if they had relocated to England so I could have learned to speak English.”

13. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
“Winning the championship with Newell’s.”

14. If you died and came back as a person or thing, what would it be?
“A bird. I’d be everywhere.”

15. What is your most treasured possession?
“I collect watches.”

16. What do you regard as your lowest depth of misery?
“A career-ending injury.”

17. Who are your heroes in real life?
“Superman.”

18. What is it that you most dislike?
“Cucumber.”

19. How would you like to die?
“Of old age.”

20. What is your motto?
“Play for the emblem on your chest and people will remember the name on your back.”
 


Q&A In Spanish:

1. Cual es su idea de la felicidad perfecta?
Jugando al futbol.

2. Cual es su mayor miedo?
Peliculas de terror.

3. Con qué figura histórica o viva usted se identificaria mas?
Mi papa Juan Jose.

4. Que figura viva mas admiras?
Mi abuelo Antonio.

5. Que rasgo deplora mas en usted?
Que duermo mucho.

6. Que rasgo deplora mas en otra gente?
Gente con carácter fuerte.

7. Cual es su mayor roche?
El helado.

8. En que occasion mentis.
En la escuela. Mis padres me preguntaban si me fue bien y yo les decia que si! Pero no me iba bien.

9. Qué es lo que no te gusta de tu apariencia?
Los pelos de la pierna.

10. Cuando y adonde estuviste mas feliz?
Cuando a mi mama le operaron del higado y salio todo bien.

11. Si pudieras cambiar algo de ti mismo lo que sería?
Poder pegarle con las dos piernas.

12. Si pudieras cambiar algo sobre tu familia, lo que seria?
Poder vivir en Inglaterra para que pueda aprender el idioma Ingles.

13. Cuál es su mayor logro?
Saliendo campeon con Newell’s.

14. Si usted muriera y podría regresar como una persona o cosa, ¿qué sería?
Un pajaro, porque estaria por todos los lados.

15. Cuál es su posesión más preciada?
Los relojes.

16. Qué consideras lo más profundo de la miseria?
Una lecion grave.

17. Quiénes son sus héroes?
Superman.

18. Qué es lo que menos te gusta?
El pepino.

19. Cómo le gustaría morir?
De grande, de Viejo.

20. Cuál es su lema?
Juga por el escudo de adelante pues se acordaran del nombre atras.