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Mexico goes global with makeup of national soccer team
Mexico goes global with makeup of national soccer team

When Miguel Herrera was on the Mexican national soccer team, only two of his teammates played for clubs outside Mexico. Twenty years later, Herrera coaches the national team, only now the team is Mexican in name only. The roster Herrera called up for Saturday's friendly with Ecuador and Tuesday's game with Paraguay features players from 16 clubs in five countries, with nearly half coming from European teams. That's a major shift for a Mexican soccer program once considered among the most insular in the world. "I think it's really good for Mexico," Herrera said. "Mexican players can be seen as reliable players and be starters on [European] teams."...

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