Wilson Palacios, the Honduran midfielder did have his share of his struggles in the past, but it did not change his passion for football. Palacios brother was kidnapped in Honduras and he had decided to quit the game soon after the incident took place. However, he realized that his brother always wanted him to become a renowned footballer which made him continue to play. Palacios always loved football and as a family, he took a decision that he should continue. When he returned to England with the hope to play football again, Alex McLeish was already appointed as a manager in Birmingham. In spite of seeing only a few glimpses of Palacios performances, Scot did find a way in 2008 and offered him an opportunity of a reunion at Wigan with Bruce. The contract for three and a half year was signed by Palacios.
Bruce said he was happy with the performances shown by Wilson and the outcome was that they managed to make a few best contacts in Honduras. The performances of Palacios did make him earn £13million movement to Tottenham as he helped him to qualify in the Champions League quarterfinals. Thus, Wilson has always been passionate about football and has given his best performances so far.