Mexico football legend Blanco sworn in as mayor

Cuauhtemoc Blanco, pictured celebrating after scoring for Puebla on September 12, 2014, retired from football in April before diving into politicsMexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco was sworn in as mayor in the crime-plagued city of Cuernavaca on Wednesday, with the playmaker tackling tough political opposition before kicking off his tenure. The player who dribbled past defenders in his heyday in Mexico, Spain and the United States faces challenges in the political and criminal fronts.

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