...The Americans didn't want to play soccer, they contend, the gringos were content to defend and 'got lucky' with their two goals. When will Mexicans figure out that just because the Americans don't want to play the game the way the Mexicans do doesn't make the U.S. team inferior. Should the Americans apologize for fielding a team of superior athletes and for playing to their strengths, rather than knocking the ball around and playing the possession game preferred by Mexico?
"I just hate all the talking, all the blah blah they always talk," Donovan told Mexican reporters. "(Mexicans) think they're the best, even though we've beaten them over and over. Hopefully this shuts them up."Fortunately, it won't shut anyone up. And that's what a good rivalry is about anyway...bragging rights. Hopefully, the US media will catch up by the next go around in 4 years. Until then, we still get to claim bragging rights for now. Hah! :)