[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julio Cesar Morales, who moved from San Jose to Chivas de Guadalajara in 2011, scored a hat trick to
lead Mexico's under-20 national team to a 9-0 win over a Riverside County all-star team in Riverside, Calif. Uvaldo Luna, a Houston product in the Tigres youth
system, had the eighth goal for the Tri.
Morales played for Santa Clara Sporting and was the San Jose Mercury News Boys Soccer Player of the Year for two years in a row at Willow Glen High School.
FC Dallas goalie Richard Sanchez was also a member of the touring U-20s, who completed their trip with two wins (5-0 and 3-1) over the USL Los Angeles Blues.
A nucleus of Mexico's U-20s played on Mexico's 2011 U-17 World Cup championship championship team.