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He is Tirso Martínez Sánchez “El Futbolista”, the second witness in the trial against García Luna – .

Sold out the participation of Sergio Villarreal BarraganThe big one“as an incriminating witness in the trial against garcia moonprosecutors today presented a second declarant: Tirso Martinez SanchezFootball player”.

It is a middling operator of the Sinaloa cartel in the United States that operated in the mid-1990s and early 2000s, so his testimony in its first part was irrelevant to the case since it focused on times prior to the formal accusation of García Luna, which dates back to 2001. to 2019.

In fact, the Judge Brian Cogan He said that he will decide in the next few hours if what he says “Football player“is important or irrelevant to the case because of the ambiguity of his accusations against garcia moonso a small temporary victory for the defense is not ruled out.

Tirso talked for almost an hour and a half how he moved cocaine on trains from the Mexico City toward Chicago, Los Angeles and New Yorkbut everything would have happened between 1997 and 2001, that is, in a period unrelated to that of García Luna.

The testimony of “Football player” will continue tomorrow, however, the defense made a motion for the testimony to be dismissed as irrelevant to the case. Judge Cogan asked prosecutors to consider whether it is worth keeping the questioning tomorrow and, if so, to prepare it well.

Tirso Martínez Sánchez, was arrested by the Federal Police on February 9, 2014 in León, Guanajuato. The United States authorities offered five million dollars for his capture.

He was a friend of Beloved Carrillo FuentesThe Lord of the heavens” Y Arturo Beltran LeyvaThe Beardswas linked to the Juarez carteland the Colombian drug traffickers Victor and Miguel Mejia Munera. He was also linked to money laundering in soccer teams. Queretaro, irapuato Y celaya.

“El Futbolista” had been wanted by the United States Department of State since 2000. In 2004, this character owned Irapuato together with the jeweler Kleber Mayer.

Martínez Sánchez ran an independent organization, worked for various criminal groups in Mexico and abroad, and had outstanding arrest warrants in Mexico and the United States for crimes against health.

In December 2015 “Football player” was extradited to the United States to face charges for allegedly having distributed “tens of thousands” of kilograms of cocaine between 2000 and 2003 to the United States.

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