Monday, May 29, 2023

Cruz Azul was barred from playing in the United States for an exhibition match

A case of breach of contract shut him down Blue Crossl one of his main incomes: holding an exhibition in the United States of America. The provision would not prevent ‘La Máquina’ from playing in the League Cup next summer.

The club is holding a “cement” lawsuit in the United States after the courts, in 2022, was obtained by a supporter for breach of contract. whom La Máquina had then prevented from returning to his country, to treat him in a friendly manner.

AS México has had access to information about the lawsuit filed by the World Soccer Association against Cruz Azul Fútbol Club AC. in which the expense of a “cement” block of millions was required to pay the contract that he had signed for the match show, which took place in McAllen, Texas, last year.

The case against Cruz Azul was filed in the 14th Judicial District Court in Dallas, Texas, by Judge Eric Moye. by attorneys Jason M. Hopkins and Taylor Reed, sponsors of the World Partnerships initiative.

Representing Cruz Azul in this lawsuit are Mark Donnelly and Charles Parker.

After various appearances; The judge ruled that Cruz Azul broke the contract, which the plaintiff alleges, for which he must compensate.

Cruz Azul filed an appeal, which was denied by the judge.

After the judge ruled in favor of World Enterprise Soccer, A temporary restraining order was issued, which prohibits Cruz Azul from playing in the United States until an agreement on compensation is reached with the plaintiff.


It should be noted that the restriction for Cruz Azul to play in the United States is only for exhibition matches, that they involve a direct return to the coffers, so their participation in the League Cup is not at risk.

‘La Máquina’ was located inside the South Zone, Sector 3, League Cup, where Inter Miami and Atlanta United will meet.

This tournament, which pits teams from Liga MX against those from MLS, will take place in the United States of America from August 21 to 19, 2023

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