"It was that I grew up with my mother my whole life. I just wanted to have her last name, because she was the one who raised me."
-- Chivas USA's 22-year-old midfielder Jorge Villafana, who has legally changed his surname from Flores. Villafana, whose parents divorced when he was a toddler and who's had minimal communication with his father, was named to the U.S. U-23 national team roster for a December camp in preparation for Olympic qualifying in March. (ESPNLA)