Emilio Izaguirre 'excited' about 2014 World Cup

Emilio Izaguirre says that the whole of Honduras is excited about the 2014 World Cup.

Emilio Izaguirre has admitted that the whole of Honduras is eagerly anticipating the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

The defender is preparing for next year's tournament after helping Los Catrachos qualify with a 2-2 draw against Jamaica in October.

"The most exciting thing about the World Cup is just qualifying for it as it made people all over Honduras so happy," he is quoted as saying on Sky Sports News.

"We have been striving for this for four years since the last World Cup in South Africa, and we are all very happy in Honduras, whether it's the fans, our families or everyone in the country.

"It's very exciting and I have to thank God for this moment as going back to the World Cup is fantastic."

Izaguirre was part of the Honduras team that played at the 2010 World Cup.

A generic shot of the FIFA World Cup taken on October 20, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland
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