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Chicago Fire Copa Connections: Cuauhtémoc Blanco

Cuauhtemoc Blanco

With the start of the much-anticipated Copa America Centenario just days away, is taking a look at former Chicago Fire players who have been fortunate enough to compete in one of the previous 44 Copa America tournaments.

The second in the series is Mexican great Cuauhtémoc Blanco, who starred for the Fire from 2007-09. Check out the highlights of Blanco's Copa America experience in the Instagram video below and keep an eye out for more Chicago Fire Copa Connections in the days leading up to kickoff of this year's landmark tournament. 

More Copa Connections: Frank Klopas
Make plans to attend the Chicago Fire's Copa America kickoff watch party Friday at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch when the U.S Men's National Team faces Colombia. The party starts at 7 p.m. with kickoff slated for 8:30 p.m.