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Chickengate

In 2011 Mexico were preparing for the Gold Cup, the biennial CONCAF Championship featuring countries from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. However, on the eve of the tournament, five players, including first-choice goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and defender Francisco Rodriguez, tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol an anabolic agent commonly used by bodybuilders and celebrities to help them ...

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Everton linked with Mexican World Cup hero

Mexico Hirving Lozano who scored the only goal in his country’s surprise win over Germany in their opening World Cup Group game, is being linked with a move to Everton. The winger currently plays for Dutch side PSV Eindhoven and made a telling contribution as his team lifted the Eredivisie title last season, scoring 17 goals and providing 8 assists. ...

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The greatest football game ever played

In Spanish the game is known as Partido del Siglo; the Italians call it Partita del Secolo, while the Germans have termed it Jahrhundertspiel. It all means the same “Game of the Century.” It was the second semi-final of the 1970 World Cup, played at the historic Azteca Stadium in Mexico between Italy and West Germany and at the end ...

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