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What’s the only Liga MX team that Michael Jordan respects?

Back in the 90's he got to meet a Mexican player that made him follow this Liga MX team.

He played an exhibition game in Mexico City.
He played an exhibition game in Mexico City.

Michael Jordan might be the best basketball playerin history, not only because he won six rings with Chicago Bulls during the 90’s, but because he was a fundamental piece in the popularization of NBA in the last decades of the XX century.

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But back when he was still playing, he got to know, respect and even became a fan of one Liga MX team, and now he considers it the best Mexican team. The reason behind it has to do with a player that he got to meet back then.

During the 90’s, Jorge Campos, who is a Pumas UNAM legend, was one of Mexico’s most known players, something that even Michael Jordan said after meeting him during a basketball exhibition game they both played in Mexico City realized by the brand that sponsored both.

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Jorge Campos’ career as a soccer player

The 55-year-old former goalkeeper and forward had a long and successful career, playing for 26 years. Most of his career he played for Pumas, but he also had a stint in MLS, where he played for both LA Galaxy and Chicago Fire. He retired in 2004 after playing for 2 years for Club Puebla.

Jorge Castro Amézquita

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