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Mexico World Cup

This 'Giolazo' Really Gave Mexico's Coach Something To Celebrate

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

Giovani Dos Santos did the impossible at the World Cup: He scored a goal for Mexico every bit as impressive as the sideline celebration of the team's ...

El Tri, Gay Slurs and 'Good Intentions'

Monica Trasandes | Posted 08.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Monica Trasandes

In many countries the use of racist words were once also defended as "cultural." But people of different ethnicities and religions said "no more." With the World Cup in effect, now is the time to act.

Mexican Coach Allegedly Defends Use of Homophobic Slur; FIFA Investigates

Monica Trasandes | Posted 08.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Monica Trasandes

Over the years, I've heard a lot of explanations from people who want to defend the use of this word beginning with 'gringos don't understand -- it's cultural.'

HIGHLIGHTS: Mexico Erupts For Late Goals To Advance At World Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

The stakes were clear and so was the result. Both Mexico and Croatia took the field at Arena Pernambuco in Recife on Monday knowing that a win wou...

Why 'Puto' Must Go

Holly R. Cashman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Holly R. Cashman

The current controversy over 'puto' boils down to two simple questions: (1) is it a homophobic slur?, and if so, (2) should its use be banned by FIFA?

HIGHLIGHTS: Mexico Overcomes Cameroon And Refs To Win World Cup Opener

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports

Mexico had a more difficult time getting a goal past the officials than Cameroon in a tense World Cup matchup that included some dubious offside decis...

WATCH: Refs Rob Mexico Of Goals?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports

Early on, the 2014 World Cup is being dominated by the officials. One day after a controversial penalty kick helped Brazil top Croatia in the open...

World Cup Preview: Eto'o, Oscar Among Group A Players to Watch

Eight by Eight | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

Capable of turning on a sixpence and with flair in abundance, Oscar, 22, is one of an exciting crop of players who helped Brazil lift the Confederations Cup on home soil in 2013.

5 Mexico Players To Watch At The 2014 World Cup

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With few big names in its squad, Mexico could find it hard to make it out of its World Cup group. The Mexicans were drawn into G...

Mexico Matched With Brazil In World Cup Draw

Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

By Tom Marshall, Goal.com Only Mexico, Germany and Brazil have reached the Round of 16 in each of the last five World Cups, and El Tri was given a ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Mexico Clinch World Cup Spot, Finally

Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

By Mike Slane, Goal.com Mexico may have taken the long road, but the CONCACAF nation has officially qualified for the World Cup. After a qualify...

Mexico's World Cup Hopes Kept Alive ... By U.S. Rivals

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Mexico will play New Zealand for a spot in next year's World Cup despite losing 2-1 at Costa Rica on Tuesday night. ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Stunning U.S. Rally Stuns Panama, Saves Mexico

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Panama was about 90 seconds from beating the United States and advancing to a playoff against New Zealand for a World Cup berth. The fa...

This Unbelievable Goal May Have Saved Mexico's World Cup Hopes

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

-- Raul Jimenez scored a spectacular goal to remember, perhaps saving Mexico's World Cup hopes. Jimenez's 16-yard bicycle kick in the 85th minute ga...

South Africa Draws With Mexico In World Cup Opener

AP | ROBERT MILLWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — A joyous day for South Africa. A not quite perfect result. South Africa gave up the lead on a goal by Mexico's Rafael Marquez in...

Uruguay Beats Mexico, Both Teams Advance At World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Maybe Uruguay is the best example of how strong South American nations have been in the first round of the World Cup....

Uruguay Faces Mexico In World Cup Showdown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mexico and Uruguay face off in a World Cup match Tuesday at 10:00 AM ET. Each country can advance with a win, and both nations will make it to the kno...

PHOTOS: World Cup Fever Hits LA As Mexico Defeats France 2-0

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Angelenos gathered at Guelaguetza, a traditional Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown, to watch the world cup match between Mexico and France. It was stand...

WATCH: Mexico Takes Down France With Pair Of Goals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) POLOKWANE, South Africa — Substitutes Javier Hernandez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco each scored in Mexico's 2-0 win over France at the World Cup o...

WATCH: Mexico Lands First Blow Against France

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

France and Mexico played a scoreless first half in South Africa on Thursday, and nothing changed during the first 17 minutes of the second half. But i...