Marcelino Garcia Paniagua, the Mexican soccer federation president, has told Jorge to wear a shirt provided by the team's suppliers. 'Campos has broken the rules and he could be thrown out of the national team,' Paniagua pronounced. Until now Jorge, a former surfer born in Acapulco, has worn his own kit, predominantly coloured a dazzling, fluorescent pink. Bright blue, yellow and luminous green also feature in the design.
Jorge's controversial costume caused a row after a recent friendly against Brazil. 'It has so many colours,' Carlos Alberto Parreira, the Brazilian coach, complained'that he blends into the crowd behind him.' If only David Seaman had taken a leaf out of Jorge's book and adopted more colourful tactics against the Dutch . . .Reuse content