A Mexican will have a team in spain and it is none other than businessman Jeff Luhnow, known for his time in the Houston Astrosa franchise that under his command as general manager changed completely, leaving behind a gray past to become a contender and winning team.
His contact with elite sport began with a position in the organization of the St. Louis Cardinals from Major League Baseball (Major League Baseball), where his work with statistical analysis caught the attention of Astros.
Unfortunately for Luhnowhad an untimely exit from the MLB After being singled out in the scandal of the sign theft of the Astroslike the then manager Alex Cora.
But who is Jeff Luhnow?
Son of American parents, Jeff Luhnow was born in Mexico City on December 29 1966, growing up in the Mexican capital due to the work of his parents and thus completing the first years of his academic training.
Growing up, he moved to USA to study in high school and later in college. University of Pennsylvaniawhere he completed a bachelor’s degree and an engineering degree.
Later he established his great company, the Blue Crow Sports Groupwhich has been acquired by Leganes from the hands of Victoria Pavon y Felipe Monteroprevious owners.
Jeff Luhnow in Liga MX?
A couple of years ago, the name of Jeff Luhnow was close to reaching League MXbut everything was an unfulfilled wish.
The Athletic medium came to report that the engineer was associated with a group close to the creators of the popular series ‘Ravens Club‘, and it was hoped that they would bring the fictional club to reality, but the purchase came to nothing.
Faced with the refusal, he had to ‘settle’ for acquiring the Cancún FC from Expansion Leaguebut given the impossibility of ascending, they have had to remain in the silver category of Mexican soccer.