Father's Day Special feature - 2 minutes with Rogdrigo Vargas

Here at Sack Me! we have a whooping 5% male subscribers (we love all 5% of you!) and this post is especially for all you amazing men, dad's, grandad's, brothers and father figures out there celebrating Father's Day today! We're so privileged to have the opportunity to share an interview with an amazing husband and father; Rodrigo "Roddy" Vargas. Roddy has had an outstanding football (soccer) career and is mostly known for his time at Melbourne Victory and at Melbourne Knights, where he was club captain. His career has spanned over 20 years and he is currently working at a school running a football program. More importantly, Roddy is a dotting dad to Luella Love (age 5) and newborn Lilah Amor. We came to know Roddy through his Mrs.' beautiful instagram account @yvettevargas (gotta love instagram for it's ability to connect people and build friendships) and from the little snippets that Yvette shares about her wonderful husband here, here and here we are so privileged to be able to find out a bit more about him ourselves.

Here's our candid interview with Roddy :
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I was born in Melbourne to Chilean parents and raised in Elwood. I've been lucky enough to have played football (soccer) and call it my job for over 20 years. I also work at a school, running a football program.
during the friendly match between the Melbourne Victory and LA Galaxy at Etihad Stadium on December 6, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.
Vargas and Beckham during the friendly match between the Melbourne Victory and LA Galaxy at Etihad Stadium on December 6, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.


Roddy vs. Beckham - tell us what it was like playing against David?
Like the rest of my team I thought it was amazing to be playing against him. I also couldn't resist the op to get a selfie with him. Hahaha!

Well, we're glad you did Roddy, It would be criminal not to!


When it comes to parenting in your home, what's the one thing dad can do better than mum?
Let my 5 year old daughter Luella get away with stuff!
Your favourite lullaby is ...
A Spanish one the basically says " sleepy, sleepy baby, who isn't very tired"
What would your ideal gift be this Father's Day?
I'd love some quality 1 on 1 time with my wife.
Please help us complete this sentence: Fatherhood to me is ....
A privilege, exhausting and everything in between.
My dad taught me to ...
Be respectful and responsible.
What's the best advice you have ever been given?
Don't ever compare yourself to anyone else.
Secrets to a strong marriage after kids are ...
Remembering that you owe her BIG TIME!!!
What are you most looking forward to?
A holiday with my 3 beautiful girls.
pop and tot
Vargas with eldest daughter Luella. Picture credit @yvettevargas



Roddy in a flash :


Tea or coffee
Early bird or night owl
Exhausted pigeon
Tennis or rugby
Hair up or hair down
Man bun (up)
Tidy or messy
Currently reading :
This email
Procrastinate by :
Saying not now far too often( drives my wife mad)
Dream travel destination:
Vegemite or Peanut Butter
Elsa or Anna
Dory or Nemo
Dory ( it's my nickname at home coz I have a terrible memory)
To find out more about Roddy's career and journey, be sure to follow his instagram @rodrigo_vargas_ . Wishing all the men out there the most amazing Father's Day. We salute you!

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