Category Archives: Soccer

Mexico Beats Korea 2-1 on Second World Cup Match –and Mexican Twitter Does it’s Thing

Mexico claimed their second win of the World Cup as they beat Korea on Saturday. Carlos Vela and Javier Hernández (aka Chicharito) put the goals that made an entire nation sing El Cielito Lindo in tandem. There were, of course, tons … Continue reading

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Attention Gringos: Landon Donovan Wants you to Root for Mexico

It’s not me saying it, is this other gringo… The tournament is here! USA fans, our team may not be in Russia, but our neighbors to the south are. So join me and their proud #sponsor @WellsFargo to cheer on … Continue reading

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Mexico 2026 Flag Spotted in Russia, Because Mexicou! 🇲🇽

Mexico hasn’t even played its first match in Russia 2018, but Mexicans are already sporting their Mexico 2026 flag, because we might never make it to the fifth match, but ¡Viva México, cabrones! Oh, and BTW. How can anyone NOT … Continue reading

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La Tigresa de Oriente’s Awesome World Cup Video is Here!

This blogger’s favorite Peruvian artist is back on the scene, this time with a video filmed in Iquitos, Peru cheering for Peru’s National Soccer team and –for the most part– thanking coach Ricardo Gareca for taking the team to a … Continue reading

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Mexican Daily Jumps on the ‘White Supremacy’ Bandwagon, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Not Photoshop. Not an Internet meme. This is the actual front page of today’s sports section of Reforma, one of Mexico’s largest daily newspapers. In case you were wondering, the “white supremacy” (in this instance) is that of the Real … Continue reading

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Mexico Tied 2-2 with Portugal and Mexican Twitter Didn’t Disappoint

European champions Portugal made their entrance at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 against Mexico on Sunday, a match that ended in an almost unbelievable 2-2 tie and many amazing Mexican memes — of course. Here are some of this … Continue reading

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After Orlando, Should Mexicans Keep Chanting ‘Ehhhhhh, Puto!’ at Soccer Matches?

Don’t go on reading if you think I have the answer to the above question, but it’s one that is being asked more and more these days, especially after a deranged individual stormed a gay bar in Orlando, Florida, killing … Continue reading

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