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Rafa Marquez blasts ending pro/rel in Liga MX

Herculez Gomez explains why he thinks MLS is the more attractive destination for foreign talent than Liga MX.
Ale Moreno breaks down whether James Rodriguez or Gareth Bale is the better option for Inter Miami.

Mexico legend Rafa Marquez is vehemently against bringing an end to promotion and relegation in Liga MX and has warned that MLS will soon overtake Mexico's first division.

The relegation system has been under review in Liga MX, with some club owners leaning towards closing up the league at 20 teams, at least temporarily, and making the second division a developmental league to give opportunities for younger Mexican players.

But Marquez believes it would be a backwards step.

"I say that no [it isn't...

America's Dos Santos, Tigres' Guzman headline eLiga MX FIFA tourney

Herculez Gomez explains why he thinks MLS is the more attractive destination for foreign talent than Liga MX.

MEXICO CITY -- Club America's Giovani dos Santos and Tigres' Nahuel Guzman will be taking control of their teams in the Mexican first division's eLiga MX tournament on FIFA 20.

All 18 Liga MX teams have selected three current players to represent them in a tournament that will mirror the currently suspended 2020 Clausura, with a full regular season followed by a playoff to decide the champion.

The games will be televised in the United States and Mexico and the season will kick off on Friday with...

How Chicharito's Manchester United move shocked Mexican soccer

San Jose Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski explains the challenges of scoring goals in MLS.
Former LA Galaxy players Alan Gordon and Mike Magee join Taylor Twellman to assess the state of the current side.
Herculez Gomez counts down the top five biggest players to ever bring their talents to Major League Soccer.
Herc Gomez gives his No. 3 pick of MLS's biggest stars. For the full segment watch on ESPN FC's YouTube channel.
Herculez Gomez explains why Chicharito and LA Galaxy are under the most pressure of any club in MLS.

A beaming Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, holding a Manchester United shirt, appeared on the front of Guadalajara newspaper El Informador on the morning of April 8, 2010. Ten years on, it's difficult to convey how much of a shock the photo was, even more so given recent LA Galaxy addition Hernandez would go on to become the standard bearer for Mexican football in Europe during the 2010s, forging a club career that arguably only trails El Tri legends Hugo Sanchez and Rafa Marquez.

It wasn't Dia de...

Former Mexico boss Herrera sends food to delivery driver amid coronavirus outbreak

Herc Gomez and Ale Moreno debate who is the best current Mexican national team player.

With many Mexicans staying inside due to the coronavirus outbreak, Club America manager Miguel Herrera has followed Inter Miami forward Rodolfo Pizarro's lead and donated food to a delivery driver.

Herrera ordered food over an app on Monday night and when the driver confirmed he was on his way, told him that there was no need to follow through with the delivery.

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Chicharito: Mental strength was key to my success with Manchester United, Real Madrid

Former LA Galaxy players Alan Gordon and Mike Magee join Taylor Twellman to assess the state of the current side.
Herc Gomez gives his No. 3 pick of MLS's biggest stars. For the full segment watch on ESPN FC's YouTube channel.

LA Galaxy striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is convinced that his mental attributes propelled him to his success in Europe with giants like Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The 31-year-old admitted he doesn't possess the raw talent of Zinedine Zidane or Mexico legend Rafa Marquez, but that he's been able to make more of his career than many others because of his mentality.

"There were millions [of players] with footballing talent, but not with mentality," said Hernandez in an Instagram Live...