• Mexican footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped with girlfriend (photo)

    Mexican footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped with girlfriend (photo)

    A Mexican international footballer was kidnapped last night in his hometown, triggering a massive manhunt in territory that has been a battleground of warring drug cartels.

    Alan Pulido, 25, was abducted after leaving a party late on Saturday night. The kidnapping happened near Pulido’s hometown of Ciudad Victoria, 200 miles south of the Texas border, according to family and state government officials.

    Pulido’s brother Armando told the sports publication Medio Tiempo that his brother had attended the party with his girlfriend and […]