Mario Rangel

The NEW 
President of Racing Los Angeles FC


Left: Morris Pagniello | Center: Carlos “Gullit” Peña | Right: Mario Rangel


We are thrilled to announce that Mario Rangel, a distinguished Mexican businessman, has joined us as a new member and will be serving as the President of Club Racing Los Angeles FC. His visionary leadership and dynamic business acumen are set to propel our club to new heights.

In his first act as president, Mario Rangel made headlines worldwide by signing the renowned football star Carlos “Gullit” Peña. This monumental move has garnered attention from major media outlets, including the LA Times, ESPN, Marca, and more. The future looks bright for Racing Los Angeles FC under Rangel’s leadership!

Carlos Peña, affectionately known as “Gullit,” is a celebrated Mexican footballer renowned for his exceptional skill and dynamic playing style. His illustrious career includes playing for top clubs in Mexico and abroad, with significant achievements such as:

•National Team: Valuable asset to the Mexican national team, participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

•International Clubs: Scottish club Rangers FC and other international teams.

Carlos “Gullit” Peña’s addition to Racing Los Angeles FC is more than just a signing; it’s a statement of ambition and excellence. With his vast experience and outstanding talent, Peña is poised to make a significant impact on the team’s performance and inspire fans and players alike.

Racing City Group Announces Exciting New Expansion with the Launch of Racing Los Angeles FC

LOS ANGELES, CA — Racing City Group, a global leader in sports-related businesses, is thrilled to announce the addition of a new franchise to its ever-growing roster of football clubs — Racing Los Angeles FC.

Racing Los Angeles FC is set to compete in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL), joining the ranks of dedicated athletes and teams in the pursuit of football excellence. This move marks a significant milestone in the group’s strategy of expanding their footprint in various markets around the world.

The launch of Racing Los Angeles FC represents a commitment to the growth and development of football not just in the City of Angels but across the United States. Our participation in the UPSL signals our dedication to foster local talent and contribute to the vibrant football scene in Los Angeles and beyond.

This expansion underlines Racing City Group’s ongoing mission to improve the quality of sports in various countries. The group, recognized for its prominent football academies, player management, and entertainment and tour companies, has a proven track record of nurturing talent and fostering sporting success.

In the coming months, Racing Los Angeles FC will be revealing more about their strategic vision, team roster, and engagement plans with the local community.

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