Founder, James Ortega, born in Quito, Ecuador. A Soccer Celebrity with his charming smile and cool sun glasses. He will light up any event on the Mic or with his talented soccer skills he has developed over the past 30yrs. He was raised in Meriden, Connecticut with his family, where soccer was a part of their everyday life. When he moved to Los Angeles, 30yrs ago, James had the vision to entertain the soccer world with more than just playing soccer. He recognized and cultivated his talent off the field to intrigue people by juggling a soccer ball, in a unique way. He has performed in over 20 soccer commercials and 4 movies. He was also was head of entertainment for the LA Galaxy during the David Beckham era for more than 5yrs. In 2008 he mastered the secrets of juggling and produced his own instructional video "Extreme Soccer Skills", selling nation wide. He performs at over 200 events nationwide, which range from school assemblies to private parties, to major corporate events. James biggest accomplishment was marching on the New Year’s Day 2014 Rose Parade on behalf of AYSO with over 77 million viewers.
James passion is not only entertaining but to teach what he loves most. He has created a one of a kind Soccer Camp / Clinics based on his DVD, concentrating on juggling, freestyling, soccer tricks and small soccer games.
James and his Futboleros continue to keep their fan base entertained. They look forward to the upcoming events and are thankful for all the support.