- Cuban international Maykel Reyes made history Saturday playing for Cruz Azul Premier
- Reyes first Cuban professional in half-century to play football with backing of his government
- Players previously done so without blessing of Cuba's football association
- Signing professional sports contract was outlawed in Cuba in 1961
(CNN)The obscurity of Mexican football's third division is not exactly the place to start a revolution but Cuban football fans are hoping one began there on Saturday.