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Is Marquez heading Mexican player revolt?

  • AP, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:07 PM

Three weeks after Mexican soccer federation (FMF) officials fined and suspended players for staging a post-game party, word comes out of Mexico that 13 players, including Red Bulls midfielder Rafael Marquez, have asked not be selected for the national team until there's a change of attitude within the FMF.

National team director Nestor De La Torre announced fines and suspensions days after the Sept. 7 friendly against Colombia in Monterrey. As of Tuesday afternoon the FMF had not confirmed any action from the players.

In its Tuesday edition the Mexican newspaper Record released a letter purportedly written by a group of players, citing they obeyed instructions from FMF not to leave the team hotel, which is where the party took place.

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1 comment about "Is Marquez heading Mexican player revolt?".
  1. G Benjamin Hernandez, September 29, 2010 at 1:49 p.m.

    Suppose they should have added that there are to be no trannies, in addition to not leaving the hotel. :)

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