Azkals go romantic for Valentine’s

Barry Viloria on Feb 14, 2015 06:02 PM
Azkals go romantic for Valentine’s
"I'd like to think of myself as a boyfriend who shows a bit of everyone." - Phil Younghusband

MANILA, Philippines – They maybe rough on the pitch, but trust that the Philippine Azkals can also wax poetic when it comes to wooing their special someone. This Valentine’s, three of the team’s hotshots reveal their romantic side by sharing their secrets to a memorable date! Ladies—and gentlemen, too—better read on!

Phil Younghusband

Age:27

Zodiac sign: Leo

Status: Single

What kind of woman’s man are you?

I'd like to think of myself as a boyfriend who shows a bit of everyone. It's important to have balance. But I enjoy making a girl feel kilig by being as sweet and as generous as possible.

What are three things that you look for in a girl?

I look for a nice smile, someone who is kind and polite, and a person who is driven and has goals as well as having confidence in what she does.

What’s your idea of a romantic date?

It’s defined by whom you are with, how you treat that person, and how you feel about that someone. You could do anything and be anywhere!

What are your plans this Valentine’s?

A one-day trip to Palawan eating, getting messages, and exploring the place!

What’s the sweetest thing a girl can do for you?

Write me a letter or a card.

What’s your motto on love?

“Love has no rules.”


Anton del Rosario

Age: 33

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Status: Engaged to Samantha Richelle (of the Kingdom of Brunei)

What kind of woman’s man are you?

Sam says I'm the generous romantic type so, yes hahaha (she's reading over my shoulder as I'm answering this). I wouldn't call myself silent, I'd say spontaneous.

What are three things that you look for in a girl?

I look for a nice smile, someone who is kind and polite, and a person who is driven and has goals as well as having confidence in what she does.

What’s your idea of a romantic date?

Of course, there are times for candle-lit dinners, but that’s more for show for the ladies. I believe any time you enjoy each other’s company is a romantic date!

What are your plans this Valentine’s?

I’m spending the whole day with my beautiful fiancée. Lets just say there are a few things planned involving wine candles, roses, dinner, and whatever else happens!

What’s the sweetest thing a girl can do for you?

For the lady to ride with me aboard a helicopter that’s complete with a personal chef butler and a suite as long as the lady would be willing. Ha ha!

What’s your motto on love?

“Don't go out finding Love, it will find you.”


Aly Borromeo

Age: 31

Zodiac sign: Cancer

Status: Single

What kind of woman’s man are you?

Very generous, compassionate, and understanding. As long as my woman’s happy, I’m happy.

What are three things that you look for in a girl?

Just a good sense of humor, probably same lifestyle as mine—into an active lifestyle, into sports and fitness—and one who knows how to look after herself like a go-getter!

What’s your idea of a romantic date?

Me getting my girl out of the city and going to the closest beach—probably at my mom’s beach house in Batangas.

What are your plans this Valentine’s?

To watch the 50 Shades of Gray with my cousins who are all single! Ha ha! Pig out in our favorite sweets—go barhopping except that it’s dessert houses we’re going to.

What’s the sweetest thing a girl can do for you?

Just being understanding about my lifestyle, being supportive with my career in soccer, watching my games, and all.

What’s your motto on love?

“Love is life, if you cant find true love then you can’t enjoy life.”

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