World Cup Madness with Mexican Soccer Great: RAMÓN RAMÍREZ

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International soccer icon and former Mexican national team midfielder, Ramón Ramírez, stopped by the Verizon Wireless store in Astoria this week to promote the latest feature on Verizon Wireless V CAST that brings live streaming of all the Spanish-language broadcasts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer matches to mobile devices. Ramirez signed autographs for fans and demonstrated how Verizon customers can follow the games live and view highlights on V CAST.

Verizon Wireless customers can have the 2010 FIFA World Cup in the palm of their hands with exclusive live streaming of matches, past match highlights, memorable goals, commentary, and more. Media will receive a demo phone with Verizon Wireless V CAST Video to view World Cup games and features for the duration of the tournament. 



Quick Facts:

Ramón Ramírez

Born in Mexico on December 12, 1969

Former Mexican soccer player and mid-fielder, Ramón Ramírez made his debut in Mexico’s Santos Laguna team in 1988.

Known for his great technique, Ramirez is considered one of the best players of Club Deportivo Guadalajara. However, he also played in other Mexican teams such as: America, Tigres and Chivas U.S.A.

He was a regular member of Mexico’s National Team, where he participated in 2 consecutive World Cups: 1994 FIFA World Cup U.S.A. and 1998 FIFA World Cup France. He is also the second Mexican soccer player with more played games with his National team, adding up to a total of 106 matches.

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