Mexican international footballer, Alan Pulido is freed today.
He was kidnapped on Saturday in Tamaulipas state near Ciudad Victoria. The footballer who is currently with Olympiakos in Greece has also played for Mexico numerous times. The abduction that took place in Tamaulipas was a pre-planned attack. Alan Pulido was returning after a party along with his girlfriend when the kidnappers who were in a group of 6 took him away from his car, while leaving his girlfriend unharmed.
Image source: cdn Alan Pulido
The player told reporters after his return that he is well by the grace of God. He said “thanks God I am safe”. The rescue operations were jointly conducted by the federal and local officials. Alan Pulido has played for Mexico in the last world cup 2014 in Brazil.