The captain of Mexico’s Rafael Marquez is included in the list of people the U.S. Treasury Department suspects of involvement in drug shipments from Mexico to the United States, the BBC reports.
Country club frozen in the United States, and his visa cancelled.
The player gave a statement to the office of the attorney General of Mexico. The content of this document is not disclosed.
In the list of 21 people and 42 organizations suspected of links with drug dealer Raul Flores Hernandez.
The list also got the famous singer Julio Cesar Alvarez.
Rafael Marquez, known as «Rafa» and «Kaiser of Michoacán», can play on the positions of Central defender and defensive midfielder.
He played for clubs «Atlas», «Monaco» (champion of France in 2000, champion of France 2003), Barcelona (four-time champion Spain, two-time winner of the Champions League), «new York Red Bulls» (winner of the Eastern conference of MLS), «Leon» (the double champion of Mexico), «Verona».
In the national team of Mexico — winner of the confederations Cup 1999, two-time winner of the Gold Cup CONCACAF, Rafael Marquez captained team Mexico at four world Championships.