Aquivaldo Mosquera has officially returned to Mexico as the Colombian defender is Club America's newest player.
Mosquera, who played a key role in Pachuca's Clausura 2006 and '07 championships, said he was looking forward to the move.
"I have a lot of desire to begin this new phase of my career," Mosquera told Mexican daily Reforma.
Mosquera is expected to help bring defensive stability to America, something that could translate to a playoff spot. The last time America was in the playoffs was in the Clausura '07 season when Mosquera helped los Tuzos beat las Aguilas in a memorable final before leaving for Sevilla.
But Mosquera was also a part of Pachuca's Copa Sudamericana '06 title-winning side as well as the '07 CONCACAF Champions' Cup-winning Tuzos squad as well.
America faithful seemingly have already placed high expectations on the incoming defender because of his past accomplishments, but Mosquera said he will not rely on his previous accomplishments for success now.
"Truth is, you need to show it on the field," he said. "There are a lot of expectations but I need to show why America wanted me and keep growing as a footballer and more so with an institution like America." --Goal.com