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Mexico coach's reactions are priceless



By Dan Mennella

Mexico is enjoying a fine World Cup so far, having advanced beyond the opening round with a convincing win over Croatia on Monday. But their charismatic manager, Miguel Herrera, may be having the finest World Cup of all.

Herrera, known for his animated sideline demeanor and portly stature, set the Internet ablaze Monday with a series of championship-caliber expressions during Mexico's 3-1 victory, a performance that has been conveniently immortalized in a series of captivating photographs (see above). Especially notable was his absurdly over-the-top embrace with goalie Ochoa.

Herrera's histrionics are a sight to behold, but we'd be remiss if we didn't give credit where it's due. That Mexico is even in the World Cup -- let alone playing well -- is a minor miracle considering the disarray the program was in only a year ago. Herrera, hired in October, has helped to turn around the team, and his engaging, outsized persona has made him a hit with fans.

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blo2thehead June 24 2014 at 1:36 AM

Discussion? Knowing English might help.
And stop waving the Mexican flag in America.

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ejoe9321 June 24 2014 at 1:21 PM

If you are offended by this..... then you might be a redneck.

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dan_crabtree June 24 2014 at 12:46 PM

Oh but wait i just seen him at a texas detention center..either him or his twin that is...so maybe he is nearing retirement age and wants to come to america for that ss benefit that jimmy carter and his merry band of demos passed in the seventies anyone that turns 65 on american soil..gets s.s benefits..

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gapgymboree2 dan_crabtree June 24 2014 at 3:20 PM

why the offensive comments? he make millions compare to you so i dont think he really care about your stupid comments anyway.

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GOPUDDLES June 24 2014 at 10:44 AM

OK the country is broke but they play soccer! Fix your country.

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ejoe9321 GOPUDDLES June 24 2014 at 1:38 PM

It's not broke you dumb ass, it's a growing economy that is projected to rank in the top 15 economies by 2040. It exports oil, construction material (cement) Cemex is a global giant and a Mexican company. Have you heard of Carlos Slim?

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gapgymboree2 GOPUDDLES June 24 2014 at 3:28 PM

broke? LOL funny because USA dollar drop in 2008 and unemployment rate has increase since them until now, like really is funny how many smart people make comments about the economy of other country's while USA economy sucks big. dude get real get a life and take your hate to the correspondent website, you just sound " stu*id" with your ignorant comments

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Tom June 24 2014 at 11:15 AM

"Mexico coach's reactions are priceless"
One more over rated non-stories by HP/AOL and their grade school writers.
If they want to act like a news source, there is plenty of REAL news if they would start reporting Obamas lies and shady moves.

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clwgeorgetownlaw Tom June 24 2014 at 1:52 PM

trailer trash

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Rob June 24 2014 at 12:25 PM

He needs to cut back on the burritos.

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vstlvlvaccaro June 24 2014 at 10:11 AM

.....Sir.. check your shorts .. you soiled yourself.

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grgrytckr June 24 2014 at 1:13 PM

Its Speedy Gonzales and his cousin Slow Poke Rodriguez dancing around their Sombrero.

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grgrytckr June 24 2014 at 1:16 PM

His reaction is also the same in the game of Dominoes, Bag mitten and Pin the Tail on the Donkey.

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microflight5 June 24 2014 at 7:46 AM

this news Guy is BORING
is not light FM you broadcasting!
is football!

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blo2thehead microflight5 June 24 2014 at 8:03 AM

See?

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