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What They're Saying
January 24th, 2014 5:26PM

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TAGS:  mexico, u.s. under-18 men's national team


“He told me that some of the players speak Spanish, that Tab [Ramos] speaks Spanish and that I’d learn English with time. He just told me to go and do my thing and that I’d be fine.”

-- Santos midfielder Herbert Robinson, who despite his very American-sounding name does not speak English, on the advice he got from Santos teammate Benji Joya on his first U.S. under-20 national team camp. Robinson, 17, is Mexican, but his father's family hails from Texas. He is in the process of getting U.S. citizenship after playing with Joya on Santos' championship team in Mexico's Apertura sub-20 competition. (MLSSoccer.com


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