Ashkanov 'Ash' Apollon

Midfielder

ASHKANOV APOLLON

Pronounced: Ash-ka-nove
From: Boston, MA
Birthday: April 3, 1991
Age: 27 years old
Height: 6'
Weight: 170

Background

YearTeamPositionNumber
2016 Seattle Sounders U23 Midfielder


Q & A

What is your favorite animal?
Dog
Do you prefer playing on turf or grass?
Grass for sure. Turf is hard on my knees.
What other teams have you played for, and when?
Union NAC Haiti 2008-2009, Peninsula College 2012-2014, Puget Sound Gunners 2014, Grackutabfrah Thailand 2014-2015, Kitsap Pumas 2015
What is your pre-game ritual?
Not really but I really like to juggle the ball so I can relax and stay comfortable.
Who is your soccer role model?
My two all time idols and role models are Ronaldinho and Ronaldo de Assis Moreira. I also really like Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, I play like Sturridge.
What is your favorite team besides the Sounders?
Barcelona
What is your favorite movie or TV show?
"Prison Break" and "Lie to Me" are my favorites. "Coming to America" and "Rush Hour 2", but there are so many others.
If you had a movie made about you, what actor would you want to portray you?
Wil Smith
What is your favorite kind of cookie?
Oreo
At what moment id you realize that you wanted to play soccer?
When I started playing competitively in 2008, I fell in love with it.
Do you ever freak-out when you see a fellow Sounder? If so, who and why?
No, because I'm with them all the time.
Who is your best friend on the team?
None yet, I'm getting to know them all.
If you weren't playing soccer, what would you do?
I'd pursue basketball, billiards or be a pilot.
Do you have any hobbies outside of soccer?
I am a man of many talents. I love playing piano, pool, ping pong, tennis, basketball, soccer volley, hang out with friends, eat, watch TV and read.

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