Jesus “Tecatito” Corona Rejoining Liga MX’s Monterrey Club

Jesus “Tecatito” Corona is coming home

The 30-year-old Mexican soccer player has left LaLiga‘s Sevilla FC and ended his 10-year run in Europe after rejoining Liga MX‘s Monterrey, both clubs have confirmed.

Jesus "Tecatito" CoronaAccording to EFE, the deal for Corona is a three-year contract with Monterrey, who paid around €3.5 million to Sevilla for the ‘El Tri‘ player.

After time abroad with Sevilla, FC Porto and FC Twente since 2013, Corona has returned to a Monterrey side that provided him with his professional debut in 2010.

As part of a Rayados squad that claimed a Liga MX championship in the 2010 Apertura and three consecutive CONCACAF Champions League titles in 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13, the pacey winger quickly made a name for himself and shortly was called to the Mexico national team.

In the Old Continent, Corona earned: Best XI selection for the 2014-2015 Eredivisie season, three Primeira Liga titles, two Taça de Portugal championships, two Portuguese Super Cups, MVP selection for the 2019-2020 season, and a Europa League trophy in 2022.

During his time with Sevilla, Corona suffered a lengthy injury last summer after fracturing his fibula, thereby ruling him out of the 2022 World Cup for Mexico. The winger eventually returned to play for his club in May of 2023.

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