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Mexico's Lozano seals Napoli transfer

With Hirving 'Chucky' Lozano close to joining Napoli from PSV, ESPN FC's Ale Moreno goes to his highlight reel to show what he'll bring to Serie A.

Mexico international Hirving Lozano has joined Napoli on a permanent deal from PSV Eindhoven and becomes the Serie A side's ninth signing of the summer.

The 24-year-old winger joins after months of speculation regarding his future, with Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti publicly acknowledging his interest in the Mexico City native last May.

Lozano arrived in Italy earlier this week to undergo medical tests and has been present at Napoli's training facilities. 

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Angry Veracruz fans hack president's Twitter

Veracruz club president Fidel Kuri Grajales has seen his Twitter account hacked by a group of supporters.

Mexican side Veracruz have confirmed the Twitter account of club president Fidel Kuri Grajales was hacked by a group of angry supporters on Tuesday.

The account was hacked by "true fans" who attacked the players and the club hierarchy after Veracruz failed to win in 31 matches in all competitions.

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Under the president's account, the supporters posted: "We want the players to feel the shirt, the poor management of the club has been a cancer in this institution.


H2No! Azteca vendors caught watering down beer

Vendors at the famous Estadio Azteca were caught watering down beers on Saturday.

MEXICO CITY -- Estadio Azteca owners are set to take legal action against vendors who were caught watering down beers at the famous stadium by filling part of the cup with liquid from the ice-filled bath the beers are stored in.

A video purporting to show a beer seller employing the practice during Club America's 1-0 victory over Morelia last Saturday went viral in Mexico, where it is normal for vendors to wander around the stands during the game to sell food and beer.

"Estadio Azteca doesn't accept...

Argentina omit Aguero, Di Maria as Messi starts ban

Gabriel Jesus said Lionel Messi was wrong to question the authorities following Argentina's semifinal defeat to Brazil in Copa America.

Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria have been left out of Argentina's squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Chile and Mexico as Lionel Messi begins his international suspension.

Argentina captain Messi is unavailable for selection as he serves a three-month ban from international football for criticising South America's football governing body CONMEBOL during the Copa America. Messi missed Barcelona's La Liga opener, a 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao on Friday, with a calf injury.


Martino: 'Not easy' for Mexico to join world's elite

Brian McBride reflects on the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and examines the tournament's impact on the U.S. and Mexico.
Herculez Gomez and Shaka Hislop weigh the pros and cons of CONCACAF's qualifying format for the 2022 World Cup, which emphasizes the FIFA rankings.

Mexico head coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino is hoping to shape El Tri into a side that can become one of the world's elite national teams, but admits it's a tough challenge that few have accomplished.

Mexico won the Gold Cup in July and will face Argentina and the United States in September in friendly games, before the CONCACAF Nations League begins in October.

"Mexico is one of the prominent nationals teams on the second level [of world football]," said Martino on Tuesday in a news conference in...