America De Cali, Colombian Soccer Team, Removed From U.S. Treasury's SDN List

04/04/2013 12:49 pm ET
  • Fox News Latino

Lance Armstrong and Barry Bonds have got nothing on Colombia’s America de Cali soccer team.

EPO and human growth hormones are child’s play compared to the Cali squad, which has been on the United State’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) since 1999, after the U.S. claimed the team was under the ownership of Cali drug cartel leaders Miguel and Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela.

While Toronto Blue Jays’ outfielder Melky Cabrera’s suspension and redemption only lasted 50 games, America de Cali had to wait 14 seasons for their chance, as the U.S. Treasury Department finally removed Wednesday the team from SDN list.

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