Blanco has first practice with new club
Cuauhtemoc Blanco trained for the first time with his new club –
the Tiburones Rojos of Veracruz – on Thursday, completing an
unusual move to a second-division team for the Mexico superstar.
Under the terms of his new deal, Blanco will be with the club
until March. After that he will join Mexico at a training camp to
prepare for the World Cup in South Africa. Many view Blanco as El
Tri’s key player.
Blanco practiced with another new team member, forward
Reynaldo Navia of Chile.
Blanco finished his three-year contract with the Chicago Fire
by leading the team to last month’s Major League Soccer final. Keen
to return home, he rejoined Veracruz, for which he last played in