• ‘Mexicans can forget bad times’ – Marquez elated with win over USA in wake of Trump election

    ‘Mexicans can forget bad times’ – Marquez elated with win over USA in wake of Trump election

    Donald Trump’s election and incendiary rhetoric about Mexicans cast a shadow over Friday’s game, but a win for El Tri in the World Cup qualifier restored optimism.

    Mexico captain Rafael Marquez hopes his last-gasp winner against the United States will help to lift his compatriots at a “time of intolerance”.

    Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Columbus was played out against the backdrop of Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential elections.

    The controversial Republican candidate used incendiary rhetoric against Mexican immigrants to the […]