Former Mexico Star Cuauhtemoc Blanco Used Wikipedia Page to Run for Mayor

Tom Webb@@tomwebby92UK Staff WriterSeptember 10, 2015

Cuauhtémoc Blanco of Mexico points to his new jersey after being introduced as the newest member of the Chicago Fire soccer team at a news conference in Chicago on Tuesday, April 3, 2007. Blanco will join the Fire after he finishes the season with his current team, Club America. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)
Brian Kersey/Associated Press

A former forward for the Mexico national team copied and pasted his Wikipedia page and used it as a CV when running for mayor of the Mexican town of Cuernavaca—and won.

Former Real Valladolid and Chicago Fire forward Cuauhtemoc Blanco won the election in June and starts his new role in January.

According to sports website Medio Tiempo (link in Spanish), the profile includes no relevant work experience and instead focuses on career achievements, including the 39 goals he scored for the Mexican national team.

Well, wouldn't you?

[h/t Fusion.net]

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