WORLD CUP: Mexico 2, France 0

POLOKWANE, South Africa, June 17 (UPI) -- Javier Hernandez scored on a breakaway Thursday, lifting Mexico to a 2-0 victory over France on World Cup Group A play in South Africa.

MLS: Chicago 3, Colorado 2

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Goals in the final 18 minutes by Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Mike Banner and Dasan Robinson Sunday pushed the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Colorado.

MLS: Chicago 1, Real SaltLake 0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Forward Patrick Nyarko scored the game's only goal in the 76th minute Saturday, giving the Chicago Fire a 1-0 Major League Soccer win over Real Salt Lake.

MLS: Chicago 2, San Jose 0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 19 (UPI) -- Cuauhtemoc Blanco set up a key goal Saturday, helping the Chicago Fire record a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory against San Jose Earthquakes.

MLS: Chicago 3, Chivas USA 2

CARSON, Calif., May 29 (UPI) -- Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored on his second penalty kick of the game in stoppage time Thursday, giving the Chicago Fire a 3-2 MLS victory over Chivas USA.

MLS: New England 1, Chicago 1 (tie)

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., May 9 (UPI) -- Wilman Conde scored for Chicago and Shalrie Joseph scored for New England Saturday when the Fire and the Revolution played to a 1-1 tie.

MLS: Chicago 3, FC Dallas 1

FRISCO, Texas, March 21 (UPI) -- Justin Mapp, Brian McBride and Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored goals for the Chicago Fire Saturday in a 3-1 win over FC Dallas.

MLS: Kansas City 1, Chicago 1 (tie)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Chicago Fire and Kansas City Wizards battled to a 1-1 tie Sunday in Major League Soccer.

MLS: Houston 2, Chicago 1

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Dwayne De Rosario and Brian Mullan scored for Houston Sunday in a 2-1 Major League Soccer win over the Chicago Fire.

MLS: MLS All-Stars 3, West Ham United 2

TORONTO, July 24 (UPI) -- Dwayne De Rosario scored on a penalty kick in the 69th minute Thursday, giving Major League Soccer a 3-2, All-Star Game victory over West Ham United.

Chicago's Thorrington MLS Player of Week

NEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) -- Chicago Fire midfielder John Thorrington was voted Major League Soccer's Player of the Week Monday.

MLS: Chicago 2, Columbus 2 (tie)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 5 (UPI) -- Chris Rolfe scored to end a long Chicago scoreless streak Saturday but the Fire wound up with a 2-2 tie with Columbus in Major League Soccer play.

MLS: D.C. United 2, Chicago 1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., June 7 (UPI) -- Major League Soccer MVP Luciano Emilio broke a tie in the second half Saturday to give D.C. United a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire.

MLS: Chicago 5, New York 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 25 (UPI) -- Chad Barrett scored twice for the Chicago Fire Sunday in a 5-1 Major League Soccer win over the New York Red Bulls.

MLS: Houston 2, Chicago 1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., May 17 (UPI) -- Ricardo Clark and Bobby Boswell scored goals Saturday to lead the Houston Dynamo past Chicago 2-1 and into second place in the MLS Western Conference.
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Cuauhtemoc Blanco
Mexico's Ricardo Osorio (L) battles with Guadeloupe's Cuauhtemoc Blanco for the ball during the first half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal match at Soldier Field in Chicago on June 21, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Sommers II)

† Appearances (Goals).

Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo (born January 17, 1973) is a Mexican professional footballer currently signed for Veracruz in the Mexican Liga de Ascenso.

Known for his aggressive yet charismatic personality on the field, playing most of his career as a deep-lying forward and his last years as an attacking midfielder. He is widely considered one of the greatest and most talented Mexican players in the last two decades.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cuauhtemoc Blanco."
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