"In the Olympic Games, it was a hard decision. I was born in the U.S., and I have lived in Mexico for five years now. My career, I made it in Mexico, but I talked it over with my family, and
they told me whatever decision I make, they have my back."
-- Jose Francisco Torres
, a 20-year-old Texas native whose father is a Mexican immigrant, on
accepting a call-up from the U.S. national team after declining an invitation from the U.S. U-23 team while being courted by Mexico, where he plays for Pachuca. (Dallas Morning News)