Nery Castillo is the most expensive Mexican player in soccer history with $27.5 million changing hands for Shakhtar Donetsk to claim him as their own in July 2007.
At just 26 years of age, Castillo joins the Chicago Fire as a DP in his prime. But how does he compare to the Mexican stars that preceded him? Luis Hernández, Hugo Sánchez, Jorge Campos and Claudio Suárez are just some of the legends that have graced MLS stadiums.
But is Nery the best Mexican ever to join an MLS club?