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Live490
Texas
Post #1
Sunday March 6, 2016 12:16am

Joined Mar 2013
Total Posts: 1,175
Legend getting his final game at the Azteca. 42-43 years old and still has more talent than most in the US and Mexican pool. Hit a shot off the crossbar. One of the bests players I've ever seen. Unforgettable goal vs Real Madrid via free-kick. Goodbye another legend.

admsghs27
Post #2
Sunday March 6, 2016 12:34am

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 6,060
Wow even at his age he is still better than many of our players. Simply amazing!!

Live490
Texas
Post #3
Sunday March 6, 2016 12:43am

Joined Mar 2013
Total Posts: 1,175
Saw that bro? That was amazing. Should have had one goal.

skangles
DC
Post #4
Sunday March 6, 2016 4:20pm

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 5,448
Not bad from the current mayor of Cuernavaca.

hamsamwich
Post #5
Sunday March 6, 2016 4:29pm

Joined Oct 2013
Total Posts: 3,441
Some of the best skills ive seen in person at soccer games came from Blanco. Man I hated his Mexican ass until he played for the Fire. (Basically Dennis rodman joining the Bulls in another context). Especially considering the severe decline of the club since his departure, his status only grows in Chicago soccer. He's up there with Novak, Klopas, Armas and Gutierrez now. Stoichkov was a fun watch, Sebastian Grazzini as well, but there was always something about Blanco. Only thing better was beating Mexico in '02 when he was supposed to crush us (nice save in that match by Friedel on Blanco) and seeing him and his cronies walk off with their tails between their legs.

***on a personal note, at age 25 I altered my lifelong PK routine to mimic Blanco's, because to me it's flawless.

Live490
Texas
Post #6
Monday March 7, 2016 2:59am

Joined Mar 2013
Total Posts: 1,175
No look passes. Control with the glutes. Passes off his back. One of the most creative players I've seen that is not Brazilian. His pk kick style and free kick are pretty badass. The long distance run up with a nice soft touch finish.


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