Player of the week: Diego Melendez

Diego Melendez has been a big name in the Durham Saints this season. We fired some questions at the man from Mexico City…

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Name: Diego Melendez

Age: 23

Hometown: Mexico City

Sport: American Football.

College: St. Mary’s

Degree: MSc Management (International Business)


Best memory with the Saints?: Loads of great things to remember about this team, but definitely being part of an unprecedented winning season beating all the negative forecasts is going to accompany all my life. So as the feeling of going into the battle every Sunday with my brothers.

Lloyds or Shack?: Lloyds

You have to have a threesome with people in Durham – pick your lucky couple: On my quest to find two Scandinavian hot girls.

Are you a hot Scandinavian girl?

Greatest achievement in American Football?: two-times National Champion in Mexico’s College League.

Funniest moment on a Saints social?: Blurred memories, but beating the acting/disgusting performance of the “Mangina” while dancing with Ham’s girlfriend in a Saints X-factor contest was a hilarious moment.

Top on your Durham bucket list?: National Championship! Is there something else?