He was the first Mexican player to join Manchester United and has also played for Real Madrid on loan. He’s currently playing in America where his contract will keep him until 2020 with an MLS team (LA Galaxy).
June 1, 1988
33 years old
He began his professional youth career at the age of 15 with C.D., competing in Mexico’s top league for four years before coming abroad to play College soccer where he would go on win two national championships and three conference titles while still enrolled as an undergraduate!
His international success continued with him being named MVP at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and he made his debut for Mexico in 2009. He currently leads all-time leading scorers for his country with 14 goals!
His father was a Mexican international striker who married Sarah Kohan in March 2019 and on Father’s Day they welcomed their first child. The proud dad left us this message to share his excitement about being an American citizen with all of you: “I would like my son or daughter (or any future children)to grow up in a country where they can be themselves without worrying about what people think because there are no walls that will keep them apart.”
Wayne Rooney had to step down from his position as captain for Manchester United, and David Moyes was named the new permanent Captain. He made an impressive Premier League debut against Newcastle U in 2010 when he took over for one match; however, it is uncertain if this will be enough time before we see more of him on our screens!