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Wanchope Signs With Chicago

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Former Derby County and Man City attacker Paulo Wanchope who has scored in the past two World Cups for Costa Rica has signed with the Chicago Fire of MLS. Wanchope joins former City First Team Coach Juan Carlos Osorio who now is the Fire’s manager at Toyota Park. Wanchope actually went to high school in Los Angeles and was recruited to play Basketball by several top American College programs before returning to Costa Rica and then eventually moving to the EPL to pursue a footballing career.

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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC. View all posts by Kartik Krishnaiyer →

2 Responses to Wanchope Signs With Chicago

  1. Eplnfl says:

    Well more good news for the Windy City. I for one think Wanchope may have a bigger impact in the long term than Blanco.

    Combined with the Chicago cup starting today, the Gold Cup Finals, Blanco and Wanchope, the Celtic visit, not a bad summer for Soccer in Chicago.

    By the way the Bears opened training camp today.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Great signing!

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