Jorge Campos: the unpublished photos of his lesser-known facet

Jorge Campos was a Mexican soccer figure of the 1990s (Photo: ALLSPORT / David Leah)

In the nineties Jorge Campos He became one of the most relevant figures in Mexican soccer. The youth squad Pumas shone on the court for his ability to play as goalkeeper and how Forward, two different positions on the court but in both he knew how to exploit his talent.

The followers of Brody knew the origin of that soccer player, a native of Acapulco Guerrero, but few knew of one of his hobbies that he practiced during his youth. Like any resident of the coast of Guerrero, as a child he learned to play on the beach and there he got involved with another sport, surfing.

Away from the courts and the ball, the Immortal Campos learned to surf and whenever he could he went to the shores of Acapulco to squander his talent on the waves. recently charles the warrior Guerrero, commentator for TV Azteca, revealed some unpublished photographs by Jorge Campos.

Jorge Campos is currently a sports commentator for TV Azteca (Photo: Instagram/@carloslguerrero)
Jorge Campos is currently a sports commentator for TV Azteca (Photo: Instagram/@carloslguerrero)

Through his official Twitter account, the sports commentator shared the images with all the users of the social network. Without further explanation, the warrior He accompanied his publication with the phrase: “Jorge Campos, a few yesterdays ago. #Immortal”.

In them you can see the Brody during his youth, in the first image you can see how Campos is mounted on a surf table while sliding down a small wave. In the second photograph you can see the footballer profile along with his surfboard and with a smile on his face.

Although the origin or date of those images is unknown, due to the appearance of the former national team they correspond when he was already a professional player.

Campos practiced different sports activities during his childhood and youth (Photo: Twitter/@HEstadodeMex)
Campos practiced different sports activities during his childhood and youth (Photo: Twitter/@HEstadodeMex)

Immediately, different fans of the former soccer player reacted to the photographs because little was known about the activities of Jorge Campos outside of football. Between jokes and recognition, Internet users magnified the legacy of the Brody.

Campos practiced different sports activities during his childhood and youth, from volleyball to surfing were some of the hobbies that the university club youth had. But in the end he decided on football.

In his native Acapulco he began to enlist in basic forces teams, all under the idea of ​​becoming a professional player. One of the first clubs that opened a space for him to prove himself as a striker and goalkeeper was the set of The Dolphins, belonging to the third division of Mexican soccer.

Far from the courts and the ball, the Immortal Campos learned to surf (Photo: Twitter/@CARLOSLGUERRERO)
Far from the courts and the ball, the Immortal Campos learned to surf (Photo: Twitter/@CARLOSLGUERRERO)

From there he tried Blue Cross, but due to his young age he did not have the opportunity to climb to the First Division and returned to Acapulco to continue with Los Delfines. in the documentary Jorge Campos, the king of the bow from Clio He told how he got to professional soccer in the Mexican league.

In the year 1983 Jorge Campos caught the attention of Pumas and of Miguel Mejia Baron to start your career in a professional team. In a preseason game of the felines, the Dolphins lent themselves to play a preparation match against the capital and it was there that the Acapulcan surprised the team from Doctor Mejia Baron.

Little was known about Jorge Campos' activities outside of football (Photo: Twitter/@CARLOSLGUERRERO)
Little was known about Jorge Campos’ activities outside of football (Photo: Twitter/@CARLOSLGUERRERO)

In that duel Campos played as a goalkeeper and his saves attracted the attention of Mejía Barón. Even though he had the proposal to go to the Mexican capital To join the basic forces of the club, he did not leave his family quickly because his father asked him to study.

When he made the decision to go to Mexico City, he undertook a preparation that catapulted him to become a national sports figure. With 15 years of professional career He left a legacy in the history of Mexican soccer. It is currently sports commentator from TV Azteca and together with Luis Garcia and Christian Martinoli joined the team of Aztec Sports.

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