While waiting for there to be an outcome in the matter of Orbelín Pineda with Chivas, the Flock can presume that the “Maguito” would not be the first Mexican soccer player that they bring back from the old continent.
Although the club’s finances have not been the best in recent years, when Guadalajara prepares to repatriate a footballer it usually has good results, and to show this toHere we will list five players who returned from the old continent to wear the rojiblanca in the last 15 years.
January 2009 was the time when Aarón Galindo returned to Mexican soccer to play with the Flock. The defender arrived from Frankfurt in Germany, and it was Néstor de la Torre, then vice president of the team, who announced this signing by the club from Guadalajara.
After it went through Atlas, Veracruz, Bravos de Juárez or Tigres In Mexico, “Pollo” Briseño had a short adventure in Portuguese soccer in which he revalued his career for his good performances, this to the extent that in 2019 he became the star reinforcement of the Flock.
Although he had Iker Casillas as a teacher at Porto, Raúl Gudiño could not make a career in the old continent, and after passing through leagues such as the Portuguese or Cyprus, he returned to the Flock in 2018 with the label of being the first Mexican goalkeeper in history to play in the Champions League.
After his eventful departure from Tigres and his time in Greek football at clubs like Olympiacos, Alan Pulido He arrived at Chivas in 2016 to become their star striker. In the end, the titles he won with El Rebaño and his scoring championship endorsed him as one of the best reinforcements in the history of Guadalajara.
Jose Juan Macias
This is a slightly different case, since José Juan Macías never stopped belonging to the Flock during his short adventure with Getafe in Spain. “JJ” didn’t even last a season, and at final returned to Chivas to play Clausura 2022 of Liga MX.
To know: before all these players, in 1987 the Flock repatriated Javier Aguirre, who returned to our country after a short stint at Osasuna in Spain.
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