By FRANCO PANIZO
After spending the last 15 years playing for clubs in the United States and around the world, Juan Pablo Angel is heading back to the place where it all began.
Angel has re-joined Colombian club Atletico Nacional, signing a deal with the team where he started his storied career in 1993 and scored 45 goals in 147 league appearance. The 37-year-old striker agreed to a one-year deal with the club, and could finish his career there.
Angel returns to the Atletico Nacional after having spent the past six years plying his trade in MLS for the New York Red Bulls, LA Galaxy and Chivas USA. In his time in MLS, Angel scored 72 league goals and helped the Red Bulls reach the MLS Cup final in 2008. He finished his time in New York as the Red Bulls’ career leader in goals scored with 58 goals.
Here’s a video Atletico Nacional released regarding Angel’s return:
What do you think of Angel returning to Atletico Nacional? How do you look back on his time with the Red Bulls, Chivas USA and LA Galaxy? What is your most fond memory of Angel in MLS?
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