Anton Del Rosario
- Kaya F.C. 2006 - present
Born Anton Edward Quimson del Rosario on December 23, 1981, del Rosaro is a Filipino-American footballer who plays center back or right back for the Philipine national football team. He stared playing football at the age of six, infuluenced by his brothers and parents. He played for a local team in California before playing for Burlingame High School for four years. He was a member of the high school varsity soccer team which became the first CCS Champion team in his school. The team was later inducted into the Burlingame High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
He played college football for two years, spending two years at Skyline College before moving to Notre Dame de Namur University, where he played for another two years. Del Rosario tried out for the Philippine team while he was a teenager and was accepted in 2000. He played his first game in 2004 in the team’s match against Myanmar in the Tiger Cup, and this was the start of Del Rosario’s role as one of the main players of the national team. He scored his first goal in the match against Brunei in 2007 at the ASEAN Football Championship qualifiers. He was also with the Azkals when they faced off against Timor-Leste in Laos for the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup Qualifiers. The 27 year-old also plays for Kaya,which is his current club. He is the younger brother of Arman Del Rosario, who also played for the Philippine team.