45-year-old Cuauhtemoc Blanco continues to show why he is one of the greatest of all time in Mexican fútbol. On Saturday, the newly elected governor of the state of Morelos took some time off his busy schedule to participate in a legends game between Cruz Azul and Club América. The game also served as a farewell match for the Estadio Azul.
The encounter ultimately ended in a 3-1 win for the Águilas, but it was Cuauhtemoc Blanco’s goal that captured all the headlines. In the 77th minute, Cuauh found himself in space on a breakaway before performing cheeky chip over the goalkeeper.
The goal essentially sealed the match in favor of América, and even prompted Blanco to do his trademark celebration.
Earlier in the year, Blanco was elected governor of the state of Morelos in overwhelming fashion, winning 35% more of the vote than his closest rival.
You can see highlights of América’s win below, including Blanco’s golazo: