Francisco Palencia

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Birthday
28, 1973
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

Mexican former soccer player who played as a striker for clubs like Cruz Azul, with whom he won multiple titles in the late 90's and early 2000's. He represented his native Mexico at many tournaments, including the FIFA World Cup, Olympic Games and FIFA Confederations Cup.

Before Fame

He was born in Mexico City and was named Rookie of the Year in his first season in Primera Division de Mexico.

Trivia

He led Mexico to its first-ever FIFA Confederations Cup title in 1999.

Family Life

He married Lourdes Palencia in 2004.

Associated With

He played alongside Mexican captain Rafael Marquez at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.