Mexico has endured more World Cup heartbreak than any other nation, yet every four years it resurges with dreams of grandeur. Why? The answer may lie in the chance of escapeThe Mexican novelist Juan Villoro said that if a World Cup of fans existed, the most likely final would be Mexico v Scotland. “Neither country has ever done well on the international stage,” wrote Villoro in his book God is Round, “and, perhaps because of that, each has opted for the compensatory pleasure of filling stadiums instead.” Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jun/13/how-el-tri-help-mexicans-escape-from-harsh-realities

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