Mexico captain leaves club

Marquez released by Barcelona

July 31, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Mexico defender Rafael Marquez is leaving Barcelona on a free transfer, after the reigning La Liga champions agreed to release him from his contract.

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Marquez's contract had been due to expire in 2012 but, as happened Thierry Henry a couple of weeks ago, the captain of Mexico's World Cup team was allowed to leave earlier.

Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls are favourite to land Marquez, with MLS ...

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