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Mexico youth player in jail after deadly car crash

Mexico youth international Joao Maleck was involved in a car accident that resulted in the deaths of a married couple on Sunday morning in the Guadalajara metropolitan area, with the 20-year-old being held without bail while he awaits the court date.

Judge Juan Jose Rodriguez determined Tuesday that Maleck would be incarcerated for six months to guarantee that he remains in Mexico during his trial on a homicide charge.

The investigation carried out by the Jalisco state forensic science institute...

Maradona denies he has Alzheimer's disease

Dorados coach Diego Maradona
Maradona posted a video on Instagram in which he hit out at the reports.

Diego Maradona has denied reports that he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. 

Earlier this month, it was announced that Argentina legend Maradona would not stay on as coach of Mexican side Dorados de Sinaloa in order to focus on his health.

The 58-year-old, who will have operations on his shoulder and knee, was in charge for nine months.

Maradona, a World Cup winner in 1986, posted a video on Instagram in which he said: "They lie. They speak of Alzheimer and don't know what that word is,...

Jonathan dos Santos backs Gio's America move

Mexico's Raul Jimenez sits down with ESPN FC to discuss the pressure on El Tri to win the Gold Cup and whether playing in CONCACAF is good for them.

DENVER -- Jonathan dos Santos said he would be delighted to see his brother Giovani play for Liga MX giant Club America, with reports suggesting the Mexico City club is interested in the former LA Galaxy forward.

Giovani dos Santos is currently looking for a new club after the Galaxy exercised their option to buy out the contract of the Mexico international on March 1.

The 30-year-old's father had a successful career at Club America and Jonathan believes it would be an ideal move for his brother,...

Sources: Cruz Azul's Fierro in talks to join Quakes

Carlos Fierro was once considered a hot prospect in Mexico.

Mexican winger Carlos Fierro is in talks to sign for MLS club San Jose Earthquakes, where he could link up again with his former Chivas coach Matias Almeyda, sources have told ESPN FC.

Fierro won the Under-17 World Cup with Mexico in 2011 and was a regular in Almeyda's 2017 Clausura championship-winning team at Chivas, featuring in all the playoff games en route to the title.

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Fierro is currently under contract with...

Peralta: Kidnapping threat led to Chivas move

Oribe Peralta made a high-profile move to Chivas from Liga MX rivals Club America.

Oribe Peralta's controversial move to Chivas from bitter Liga MX rivals Club America was partially caused by a kidnapping threat towards his family, the striker revealed on Wednesday.

Peralta's transfer from Mexico City club America to Guadalajara's Chivas was the first high profile deal between the clubs -- which battle it out in Liga MX's Clasico Nacional -- in more than 10 years.

"There was a personal situation that also made me move, it was serious, honestly, but I think a lot of people...