Latest Sports Scores

Scoreboard

  • ALL
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • NCAAB
  • NBA
  • Live
    SA41
    LAL26
  • Live
    PHO27
    MIL30
  • 2/26 5:00 PM EST
    MEM0
    DEN0
  • 2/26 5:00 PM EST
    UTA0
    WAS0
  • 2/26 6:00 PM EST
    BOS0
    DET0
  • 2/26 6:00 PM EST
    POR0
    TOR0
  • 2/26 7:00 PM EST
    NO0
    OKC0
  • 2/26 9:30 PM EST
    CHA0
    LAC0
  • NHL
  • Final
    BOS6
    DAL3
  • Live
    CGY1
    CAR1
  • 2/26 5:00 PM EST
    EDM0
    NSH0
  • 2/26 5:00 PM EST
    CBJ0
    NYR0
  • 2/26 7:30 PM EST
    STL0
    CHI0
  • 2/26 7:30 PM EST
    OTT0
    FLA0
  • 2/26 8:30 PM EST
    BUF0
    ARI0
  • CBK
  • Final
    SYR68
    LOU88
  • Live
    CIN27
    UCF30
  • Live
    BUTLER38
    XAVIER37
  • Live
    WISC5
    MSU2
  • 2/26 6:30 PM EST
    GATECH0
    ND0
  • 2/26 6:30 PM EST
    USC0
    ARIST0

Mexico's Pulido, striker for Olympiakos, rescued after kidnap

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico


MEXICO CITY, May 30 (Reuters) - Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido has been rescued a day after the striker for the Greek soccer team Olympiakos was kidnapped in the restive northeastern state of Tamaulipas, the state government said early on Monday.

The 25-year-old Mexico national team player disappeared in his hometown of Ciudad Victoria on Saturday night, when he was intercepted by armed people after leaving a party.

"The most important thing is that is he is here with us," Tamaulipas Governor Egidio Torre Cantu told reporters in footage broadcast on local television, flanked by Pulido.

The player was wearing a multicolored t-shirt and shorts and had a bandage wrapped around his right hand. The Tamaulipas government said on its Twitter page that Pulido was undergoing a medical examination.

Tamaulipas, which abuts the U.S. state of Texas, is an especially violent part of Mexico, which is grappling with grisly drug gang violence.

Pulido was a member of the Mexican national team that went to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

He has also played for the Greek team Levadiakos and the Mexican club Tigres.


Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners