"To play for a country where my family is from is such an honor. Seeing the way my grandparents' faces light up every time they ask me about how camp went or how the team is doing is really special.
When I was given the opportunity at such a young age, I jumped right on it. I didn't think twice."
-- Bianca Sierra
, a 22-year-old defender from
Livermore, California, who is one of 12 Mexican national team players who were born or raised in the United States. (Los Angeles