Jonathan Bornstein, American who led Honduras to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, will play in the National League

2023-01-11

The Club Life He has hit another bombshell in the Honduran soccer transfer market. after the mexican Gullit Rock In 2022, DIEZ has learned for the first time that the red club has signed the American defender Jonathan Bornstein.

The North American defender arrives at Honduran football to blend in with the coconut red colors of the Life for all of 2023.

Bornstein’s negotiations with the Ceiba team began last week and everything happened over the course of days. Jonathan’s wish was to play in the National League.

So much was the player’s desire to come to the Life that the ground that he perceived in the Chicago Fire from MLShis last club before signing for the Honduran institution.

Jonathan Bornstein38 years old, and who was a World Cup player with United States in South Africa 2010will enhance the catracho team and the National League for all that the footballer means in the region of concacaf.

The gringo defender’s career began in 2006 with the Chivas USAwhere he was until 2010 when he was signed by the tigers from Mexico. Then he went through the Atlas y Queretaro.

After that he went to European football to spend a season with the Maccabi Netanya from Israel until 2019 when he came back to the MLS to sign with the Chicago Fire with whom he played his last game in November 2022 for the regular season.

– Helped Honduras qualify for South Africa 2010 –

Jonathan Bornstein in remembered in Honduras not only for his time in the selection of USAbut because it was also important in an indifferent way in the classification of Honduras al World Cup in South Africa 2010.

In the last qualifying date of that process, Honduras needed to beat The Savior and that Costa Rica will not succeed; the ticos were winning but at the last minute of this game against USABornstein, in a corner kick, joined the attack and with a header put the tie 2-2 that classified Honduras to the World Cup.

“Digicel corner kick, the goalkeeper stays… goal, goal, goal, goal goal, goal, United States goal, United States goal…”, is perhaps one of the most iconic goal narrations for the Honduran football starring two actors, the narrator Gonzalo Carias and the American defenseman Jonathan Bornstein who will now play soccer Honduras.

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