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What They're Saying
May 17th, 2010 3:24AM

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TAGS:  men's national team, mexico, world cup


"Let’s be honest — you’re only allowed four or five foreigners per club, so if I was a foreigner, there’s no chance. And I was cheap compared to what others make, so they offered me a six-month deal and if it pans out, it pans out. But I don’t think they ever expected anything like this to happen."

-- Herculez Gomez, well aware of the irony that his Mexican passport earned him an opportunity with Puebla that led to his breakout season and a call into the U.S, national team camp. (New York Times)



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