"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)