Ciudad Victoria — Mexican authorities say soccer player Alan
Pulido, a forward with Olympiacos in the Greek league, has been rescued safe
and sound after an hours-long kidnapping in the northeast border state of
The Tamaulipas security coordination group for Mexico's
security forces says in a statement early Monday that the rescue occurred
shortly before midnight.
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The statement says Pulido is being medically assessed.
The 25-year-old was kidnapped Saturday night outside his
hometown of Ciudad Victoria as he left a party.For
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