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Cuauhtémoc Blanco

Cuauhtemoc Blanco
Blanco with Veracruz in 2010.
Personal information
Full nameCuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo
Date of birthJanuary 17, 1973(age 44)
Place of birthMexico City, Mexico
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9.5 in)
Playing positionAttacking Midfielder
Club information
Current clubIrapuato

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Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo (-eskwauˈtemok ˈblaŋko; born January 17, 1973) is a Mexican professional footballer currently signed for Irapuato in the Mexican Liga de Ascenso.

Known for his aggressive yet charismatic personality on the field, playing most of his career as a deep-lying forward and his last years as an attacking midfielder. He is widely considered one of the greatest and most talented Mexican players in the last two decades.

Blanco is the only Mexican football player with an award in a major international FIFA competition, as he won the Silver Ball and the Silver Shoe awards in the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup. He has been awarded the MVP of the Mexican First League Division five times.

He is tied with Ronaldinho as the leading Confederations Cup goalscorer. Blanco is the second leading goal scorer for the Mexican national football team and his debut team Club América; he is also Mexico's second top scorer in both the FIFA World Cup and the Copa Libertadores tournament. Blanco is currently doing a Mexican Telenovela, Triunfo del Amor

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