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Blanco's caps go missing
December 12th, 2008 7AM



[MEXICO] Mexican star Cuauhtemoc Blanco, who plays for MLS's Chicago Fire, retired from his national team on Sept. 7 after making a cameo against Canada and celebrating his 100th cap - but now FIFA says he falls short of the century mark.

Shortly after the "100th national team" appearance, estimates on Blanco's caps ranged from 99 to 105, and FIFA said it would investigate. This week FIFA said Blanco "currently stands at 97 caps."

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