"I still remember the day I left. I was 14, about to turn 15 and my parents were really nervous. I really wanted to go and they were between should we let him go, should we not. But we sat down, had a family talk and we thought it was probably the best for me."
-- Jonathan Gonzalez, who left his family in Santa Rosa, California, to join Mexico's Monterrey and has at the age of
18 broken into first-place Rayados' starting lineup as a vital link in their midfield. (ESPN FC)