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Tag: Rafa Marquez

Soccer Star Rafael Marquez Among 22 Sanctioned for Alleged Drug Ties


August 12, 2017 

Legendary Mexican soccer player Rafa Marquez and a well-known band leader are among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization. The sanctions are the result of a multi-year investigation of the drug trafficking organization headed by Raul Flores Hernandez. Also included in the sanction was a professional soccer team and 43….

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F.C. Barcelona vs Club León


August 18, 2014 

The Back to Back Liga MX champions, Club León will take on FC Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Cup match on Monday August 18th. This is Barcelona’s traditional curtain-raiser to the start of the season. Club León will have their hands full with Barcelona’s star studded lineup which includes Lionel Messi, Neymar and the cannibal,….

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Mexican Player Raul Jimenez to Atletico Madrid


August 15, 2014 

The Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have signed the 23 year old Mexican striker Raul Jimenez from Club America, for 6 seasons and a reported fee of $14 million. The European teams, club Porto and Valencia have been interested in Jimenez but Club America refused to sell because of the low bid. The Hidalgo native will….

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Rafa Marquez Leaves Club León F.C.


August 05, 2014 

Rafa Marquez, who won back-to-back Liga MX titles with Club León F.C. as club captain, had a standout performance in the 2014 World Cup. There had been rumors swirling that Marquez would be leaving Club León F.C., and club president Jesus Martinez Jr. confirmed the news. Marquez joined Monaco in Ligue 1 from Club Atlas….

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Day 12, Brazil and Mexico Advance


June 23, 2014 

Mexico scores a trio of goals by El Capitan, Rafa Marquez, Andres Guardado and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez and beat Croatia 3 – 1. El Tri will now clash against the Netherlands in the round of 16! Croatia now joins the list of teams heading home. Brazil in its 100th FIFA World Cup match, easily beat….

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