Category Archives: World Cup

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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Donald Trump Will Build Wall on U.S.-Mexico Border with all the Money Mexicans Took from Him -Or Something

Donald Trump’s latest Mexico rant is too stupid funny to be ignored. “Mexico will not be taking advantage of us. They will not be having open borders. And the greatest builder is me. And I would build the greatest all … Continue reading

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It Only Takes a World Cup to Bring Out the Conquistador in You…

Spanish industrial conglomerate CEPSA couldn´t find a better excuse time to gloat on Spain´s not-so-glorious past. (For the monolingual crowd: The ad states: The World is Ours…Once Again) Ad published 7/12 in El País

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The ‘Waka Waka Gate’ Heats Up. Vargas Says Shakira Plagiarized a Song He Took from Someone Else

[ UPDATED: Wilfrido Vargas this week came forward to deny reports of a potential lawsuit against Shakira.] The Waka Waka Gate -which I am proud to have partly initiated– is about to become more interesting. Turns out Dominican composer Wilfrido … Continue reading

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Hip-Shaking Liberian Kid Outdoes Shakira AND Las Chicas del Can in Waka Waka Rendition

Thanks to some loyal followers of this blog, I was able to find this jewel in the depths of YouTube. Turns out Waka Waka is not only not exclusive of Shakira, nor Las Chicas del Can, but apparently it’s as … Continue reading

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