C.D. Veracruz

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Club Deportivo Veracruz, commonly known as Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, is a Mexican professional football club based in the city of Veracruz.wikipedia
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Club Puebla

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Among other records the club holds is most relegations (four times) including being relegated in 2008 by its hated rival Puebla who had just been promoted the year before.
Veracruz gave Puebla their first lost in the professional era beating them 5–1.

Luis Hernández (footballer)

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Years later Veracruz acquired famous players such as René Higuita, Braulio Luna, Adolfo Ríos, Luis Hernández, Fernando Arce, Alfredo Tena and others.
In Mexico, Hernández played with a number of clubs, including Querétaro F.C., Cruz Azul, C.F. Monterrey, Necaxa, Club América, UANL Tigres, CD Veracruz, and Chiapas, and was twice named Mexico's Player of the Year in 1997 and 1998.

Cuauhtémoc Blanco

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The Apertura 2004 season had been one of the best for Veracruz as they finished 1st place thanks to new signings such as Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Christian Giménez, Kléber Boas and others.
Blanco started his career with América in 1992, where he won various awards, both team-based and individual, and had various loan stints with Necaxa, Spanish club Real Valladolid, and Veracruz.

Liga MX

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El Aston was founded in 1943, and plays in the Liga MX of Mexico. The club was founded around April 1943 under the name of Club Deportivo Veracruz after two clubs from the city state of Veracruz, Iberia de Córdoba and Veracruz Sporting Club, merged in order to join the Mexican First Division.

Fernando Arce

Years later Veracruz acquired famous players such as René Higuita, Braulio Luna, Adolfo Ríos, Luis Hernández, Fernando Arce, Alfredo Tena and others.
Prior to the Primera División de México Clausura 2002, Arce was transferred to Veracruz, where he remained until the following year.

René Higuita

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Years later Veracruz acquired famous players such as René Higuita, Braulio Luna, Adolfo Ríos, Luis Hernández, Fernando Arce, Alfredo Tena and others.
He then left to Mexico to play for Veracruz before coming back to the Colombian league to play for Atletico's city rivals, Independiente Medellín.

Club América

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The worst season came in the 1951–52 tournament after a long relegation fight that came down to the end against Club América; they lost and were relegated for the first time in history to the newly created Segunda División de México.
The 1951–1952 season saw América finish in 11th place out of 12, with a 3-point-advantage over Veracruz, who were relegated.

Christian Giménez (footballer, born 1981)

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The Apertura 2004 season had been one of the best for Veracruz as they finished 1st place thanks to new signings such as Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Christian Giménez, Kléber Boas and others.
Then Giménez migrated to Mexico, as he was transferred to Veracruz.

Kléber Pereira

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The Apertura 2004 season had been one of the best for Veracruz as they finished 1st place thanks to new signings such as Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Christian Giménez, Kléber Boas and others.
Following the Clausura 2004 season, he was transferred to Veracruz, where he enjoyed limited success, scoring twice.

Atlante F.C.

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The club played its first game in the 1943–44 Copa México tournament against Atlante who beat them 5–1.
After paying a 5 million dollar fee, Atlante was allowed to play a promotion-series' matches against the Primera A's runner-up, which turned out to be Veracruz.

C.D. Guadalajara

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The final was played against Guadalajara with a final score of 3–1 under the management of the Spaniard Joaquin Urquiaga.
In the Apertura 2006 season, Las Chivas placed eighth in the league table and qualified for the knock-out round (the "Liguilla") by defeating Veracruz 2–1 in Veracruz and 4–0 in the Estadio Jalisco in a wild card series.

Campeón de Campeones

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That same year the club went on to lose the Campeón de Campeones title against Atlas.

Ascenso MX

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The club has played in the Liga de Ascenso ever since, coming close to promotion a couple of times but falling short each time.

Irapuato F.C.

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The club came close that year to winning the 1994–95 Copa México title after beating Irapuato, Estudiantes Tecos and Santos Laguna in that order facing Necaxa in the final match that took place in neutral ground in the Estadio Cuauhtémoc in the city of Puebla where the club fell 2–0.
The series was played against Torreón, Atlético Español, and Veracruz.

Iberia de Córdoba S.C.

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The club was founded around April 1943 under the name of Club Deportivo Veracruz after two clubs from the city state of Veracruz, Iberia de Córdoba and Veracruz Sporting Club, merged in order to join the Mexican First Division.
It merged with cross town rivals Veracruz Sporting Club and formed Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz.

Luis de la Fuente

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Luis de la Fuente was considered the club's best player because of his unique playing style.
He played for Atlético Corrales for over a year and then signed for Vélez Sarsfield of Argentina before returning to Mexico to play for Marte and, finally, in 1943 sign for his native state team Tiburones Rojos of CD Veracruz.

Petroleros de Ciudad Madero

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That year, the worst first division club, Nacional de Guadalajara, played a promotional playoff tournament against Segunda División de México Petroleros de Ciudad Madero.
Clubs that took part of the tournament were Nacional de Guadalajara, Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, Ciudad Madero and Poza Rica.

Iván Valenciano

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In the 1996–97 the new owners signed José Mari Bakero who had just finished a long career with Spanish giant Barcelona along with key players from the Colombian national team Leonel Álvarez, Iván Valenciano, Alexis Mendoza mating important players and fan favorite goalkeeper Adolfo Ríos.
Valenciano was signed for Mexican club Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz.

Primera División de México Clausura 2008

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In the Primera División de México Clausura 2008 the club once again had a bad year with a record of 4 wins, 5 draws and losing 8 for a total of 17 points finishing 16 in the league.
Veracruz and Morelia inaugurated the season, with Morelia winning 1-0.

Veracruz Sporting Club

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The club was founded around April 1943 under the name of Club Deportivo Veracruz after two clubs from the city state of Veracruz, Iberia de Córdoba and Veracruz Sporting Club, merged in order to join the Mexican First Division.
In 1942-43 the club merge with cross town rival Iberia de Córdoba and formed Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz in order to take part of the 1943 Primera División de México tournament and so came an end to a great club who from 1908 to 1943 played many memorable games and managed to win 12 domestic titles and various friendly matches.

Eduardo Rergis

Players such as Davidovich, José Luís Marroquín, Castañon, Salcedo, Pascual Ramírez, Jardon Eduardo Rergis, Eduardo Moses, Omar Palma, and Jorge Comas stood out.
Rergis played as a central defender for Club América, Atlante, Oaxtepec, Tampico Madero, Tigres and Veracruz.

Parque Deportivo Veracruzano

In their first year the club played in Parque Deportivo Veracruzano sharing the field with baseball club Rojos del Águila de Veracruz.
It was initially used as the stadium of Rojos del Águila de Veracruz and Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz matches.

José Mari Bakero

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In the 1996–97 the new owners signed José Mari Bakero who had just finished a long career with Spanish giant Barcelona along with key players from the Colombian national team Leonel Álvarez, Iván Valenciano, Alexis Mendoza mating important players and fan favorite goalkeeper Adolfo Ríos.
Having appeared scarcely during 1996–97, his last game coming on 18 November 1996 in a 6–1 home thrashing of Real Valladolid in which he scored, Bakero retired later that campaign after a small abroad stint with Mexico's Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz.

Leonel Álvarez (footballer, born 1965)

Leonel Álvarez
In the 1996–97 the new owners signed José Mari Bakero who had just finished a long career with Spanish giant Barcelona along with key players from the Colombian national team Leonel Álvarez, Iván Valenciano, Alexis Mendoza mating important players and fan favorite goalkeeper Adolfo Ríos.
He has also played for Veracruz of Mexico and Real Valladolid of Spain.

Braulio Luna

Years later Veracruz acquired famous players such as René Higuita, Braulio Luna, Adolfo Ríos, Luis Hernández, Fernando Arce, Alfredo Tena and others.