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Puebla Signs Veteran Borgetti

  • SI.com , Wednesday, June 17, 2009 2:45 PM
On Tuesday, Puebla introduced its newest player, veteran Mexican striker Jared Borgetti, who said he came for one reason. "I came to play," Borgetti said in a press conference. "That's the proposition and that's what drives, try to do the best job possible and try to help the team gain its objectives."

Borgetti had a washout season with Chivas this past year. During the Clausura 2009 season, he had one start and played in seven total games. He logged 220 minutes and did not score a goal, marking the first Mexican league season since his debut in 1993-94 with Atlas - in which he played a total of 38 minutes - that he did not score a goal.

The once-feared striker said he still has plenty to offer. "I want to be part of a good group, contribute the experience I have to offer and try and lead the team far," he said.

 

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