Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Boys Soccer winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of July 8 is 12-year-old Mario Convers from Cartagena, Colombia.
How long have you been playing soccer for?
I've been playing soccer ever since I was little. I started playing with friends on the beach.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
My favorite thing about IMG Academy is the fields because I enjoy playing soccer.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Radamel Falcao inspires me the most because he's really good and he's from my nation.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I like to celebrate.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
What motivates me to push through a tough practice is knowing that I want to be a professional soccer player.