Serie A - Mexico captain Marquez joins Verona

Mexican side Club Leon have announced defender Rafa Marquez has joined Andrea Mandorlini's Verona.

Serie A - Mexico captain Marquez joins Verona

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Mexico's Rafael Marquez celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Croatia during their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife June 23, 2014 (Reuters)

The Mexico captain, who led his country at the recent World Cup in Brazil, has also had a spell playing for Barcelona during his career.

Now, however, the vastly experienced veteran has opted to move to Italy, where he will join one of Serie A’s biggest surprise packages of last season.

“Our club wishes the player the best of success in the shirt of Hellas Verona,” a statement on Club Leon’s website reads.

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