Lythe feet, a healthy recklessness between the posts and leadership: Sparta Prague’s Pedro Rodriguez named Best Goalkeeper of the CEE Cup 2023

04.08.2023 14:00

Braids, an olive complexion, broad shoulders, and a fixed gaze towards the green rectangle of play. Of few words when off the pitch, before transforming when he takes his place between the goal posts of Sparta Prague. It is no coincidence that the club decided to pick him up at a young age from Bohemians 1905, where Pedro Antonio Rodriguez Cuesta took his first steps on a pitch and discovered his vocation for the role of goalkeeper.

Dolicek, the Bohemka stadium, was also the venue where the goalie of Cuban origin, but born and raised in Prague, raised the award for best goalkeeper of the CEE Cup to the sky. Two performances of the highest level against West Ham and Flamengo were enough to show all the qualities of a player who, at only 17 years of age, represents the present and the future of Priske's team.

His talent has not escaped the Danish coach, the one who last season managed to bring the title back to Letna. Pedro Antonio Rodriguez Cuesta has already, in fact, carried out some training with the first team, as well as being aggregated to the B team formation.

On the occasion of the 11th edition of the CEE Cup, which ended on August 1, 2023 with the fourth triumph in a row for Palmeiras, the goalkeeper, born in 2006, showed all his talent: the great personality that allows him to guide his teammates, the resourcefulness between the posts and the healthy recklessness of a great goalkeeper, the ability to play the ball with his feet, fearlessly, covering the role of assistant director.

An all-round number 1, destined to rise in Sparta Prague and in the Czech national team. One of the many jewels that blossomed in Strahov and exploded with the Sparta jersey.
Tagy: 2023    best goalkeeper    Pedro Antonio Rodriguez Cuesta    sparta   

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