FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) — As we proceed to have a good time Hispanic Heritage, we’re shining the sunshine on the person affectionately referred to as the Spanish Voice of the Dallas Cowboys.
Victor Villalba, was born in Colombia however grew up in Monterrey, Mexico.
He’s recognized to the legions of Dallas Cowboys followers as one of the crucial colourful and electrifying play-by-play announcers and broadcasters ever.
In a latest sit-down interview with Villalba, the announcer mentioned he did not initially set out for a profession in a broadcast sales space.
Actually, he labored a company job for a very long time earlier than he determined to pursue his dream of being a play-by-play announcer.
Villalba mentioned, “Sooner or later I spotted I wished to get into broadcasting, as a result of I felt this want to make use of this means to begin talking with out figuring out what I’m going to say.”
His play calling is taken into account by the golden commonplace within the NFL.
He provides connecting with followers who know him from calling video games is one in every of his favourite components of the job.
He mentioned, “After I do hear that it is a type of issues that you just say that is why we’re doing this…that is why.”
Villalba is closely concerned in a latest effort by the Dallas Cowboys to increase advertising and marketing and broadcasting presence in Mexico the place numerous Cowboys followers root for America’s workforce.
It wasn’t till just lately that the NFL allowed the Cowboys to be one in every of 9 groups to formally have permission to market their model internationally.
It is one thing Villalba says speaks to the ability of the Hispanic fan base of the Cowboys.
Villalba mentioned, “It is a very distinctive, very ahead considering relationship with TelevisaUnivison which is a behemoth in Mexico…There isn’t a doubt that in Mexico the Cowboys are nonetheless primary.”
Villalba spoke about honoring his Hispanic roots saying, “It is a duty to replicate and display that I’m in Hispanic. I stay on this nation and I’m actually pleased with it. I believe that proper there to me encapsulates what Hispanic Heritage is. It is a second of appreciation for my tradition for our tradition.”