The reasons are simple: Mexicans on both sides of the border like winners (how American of us, right?), and Mexico has historically dominated the U.S. in soccer. And this World Cup, Mexico is in and the U.S. isn't -- for the first time since 1986.
Notes, quotes, links, stories, photos and observations by Gustavo Arellano, a Mexican with glasses con su pluma en su mano who writes pure DESMADRE about everything and is based in Orange County, California. Por favor sign up, gentle cabrones!