Pop quiz, hot shot: Of the leading professional sports teams in Chicago, which is headed to the playoffs next month? (Hint: It’s the only franchise named after a natural disaster.)
To help you bandwagon-fans get excited about the playoffs, and familiar with the team, we’re profiling 5 players—official particulars, important questions…
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight: 150 lbs.
Birth Date: July 26, 1976
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
How many miles do you run in an average soccer game?
“Well, I don’t know in miles, but I want to say in kilometers, because that’s what it was in Mexico and also in Germany, so around 13*.”
In one sentence describe playing a game at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen a fan do there?
“Well, when I was with Club America a fan came to training camp and asked the players to sign his car. His car had all the colors from the logo of Club America. Everything was Club America yellow and blue. Logos on the front and the inside was all the colors of Club America.”
What’s your favorite Chicago sports team that isn’t the Fire and why?
“Well, of course the Chicago Bulls because of Michael Jordan.”