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My Cerveza is Half-Full


“Mexico crashes out of the World Cup”

“¡Fracaso para Mexico”

“Round of 16 Curse Continues”

All headlines I’ve seen since Mexico lost to Brazil. This doesn’t include all the memes on social media. I’ve kind of grown numb to the over reactions around El Tri. It’s hard not to. EVERYTHING gets blown out of proportion with this team. Continue reading

Si Se Pudo

I’m writing this the day after the game and I still can’t believe Mexico pulled it off. They executed a perfect game plan and stuck to it for all 90 minutes. So how did Mexico pull off the upset and become the first CONCACAF nation to beat Germany at a World Cup? I try to dig a little deeper.

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Mexico’s World Cup Kits

The 2018 World Cup is here and what better time than now to look back at Mexico’s previous World Cup kits. I recap El Tri’s kits since the 1994 World Cup and give you my favorite memory at each World Cup. I do try to avoid the traumatic ones but no promises.

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Reports: Roma Interested In Herrera

It’s the summer which means transfer rumor season is here. As is tradition, Hector Herrera is rumored to leave Porto this summer. Another tradition involves Herrera transfer rumors sending him to Serie A. This year is no different.

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Reports: Sevilla Exercising Buy Option On Layun

Ojogo is reporting that Sevilla will be using their €6mil option on Miguel Layun, Their loan deal with Porto was structured so there was 2 buy options. If exercised by 4/30, the option was €5mil if used afterwards, the cost will be around €6mil. This would end an up and down season for Layun on a high note.

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So, Your Team Didn’t Make The World Cup

With the US Men’s National Team heading to a summer off, what will their media partners cover?

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El Tri Stays Steady In FIFA Rankings

 

For the second straight month, Mexico have remained at 15 in FIFA’s Rankings. Many have pointed out how FIFA rankings are pointless but they do play a role in seeding for the World Cup and other FIFA tournaments.

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Carlos Salcedo Signs 4yr Deal With Eintracht Frankfurt

Salcedo was on loan with the German side with an option to buy from Chivas. Apparently, the Germans liked what they saw from him and put a ring on it by purchasing his rights and signing him to a 4yr deal.

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Mexico FIFA 18 World Cup Ratings Revealed

FIFA18 will be releasing their free World Cup 2018 update in the next few weeks. Allowing players to play as every country in the cup and try to qualify in case your country couldn’t make the cut. With that, EA Sports is updating player ratings and debuting a new player card style. Here are Mexico’s player ratings.

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Herrera Regains Form and League Title

Porto has wrapped up another league championship with 1 game to spare in the season. Many did not think Herrera would be there by season’s end but he has proved many doubters wrong this season.

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