Phoenix Rising Football Club announced it signed C.D. Chivas Guadalajara and Mexican National Team soccer legend Omar Bravo. Bravo’s 132 goals with Chivas, makes him the all-time leading scorer in the club’s history. Bravo also made 65 appearances for the Mexican National Team, tallying 15 goals.
“Our ownership group promised to build a championship-caliber team,” said Phoenix Rising FC governor Berke Bakay. “A player as experienced as Omar Bravo, with his over 300 appearances for one of Mexico’s most storied clubs and the national team, will help solidify an already strong lineup assembled by our celebrated head coach Frank Yallop. Please help us give Bravo a warm, Arizona welcome.”
“I am attracted to the energy and excitement surrounding this organization and committed to helping the team succeed,” Bravo said. “I also want to help inspire the thousands of youth soccer players in Arizona and ignite their passion for our beautiful game.”