State Governor, Mayor Of Guanajuato City Considering New Stadium For Liga MX León
Mexican state of Guanajuato Governor Miguel Márquez Márquez said that "he is already considering building a new stadium" for Liga MX side León, which recently won the Liga MX championship, according to NOTIMEX. León's "success has opened the possibility of a new stadium." Márquez said that "a decision will not be made" until '14. Márquez said, "Congratulations and I hope that this [championship] will also be compensated. We have to talk with [Mexican billionaire and León owner Carlos] Slim and see what projects could happen for the team, and above all, for the fans. We will be talking next year." After saying that he "considers himself a León fan, Márquez said that he will recognize the efforts of all 22 players." Guanajuato City Mayor Bárbara Botello Santibáñez indicated that "the possibility of a new stadium will have to be considered to avoid fans being left out" (NOTIMEX, 12/17).