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There Aren’t Many Iconic Latinos in Video Games, but This Guy is One of Them

Ever wonder who the greatest Latino video game character of all time is?


And no, those cholos from GTA and Saints Row aren’t the greatest.

The answer is easy: EDDY GORDO from Tekken.


Who can forget this Brazilian bruiser?

Let’s be honest, if not for Eddy Gordo, lots of us wouldn’t have learned about the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.


You know you thought he was breakdancing at first.

Not only did he have cool dreadlocks and an eyebrow ring…


He also had sick moves, like this helicopter headstand thingy:


He was proud of his Brazilian heritage, so he wore the colors of Brazil’s flag.

Credit: Namco

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His alternate outfit probably inspired the hundreds of Brooklyn hipsters…


And his victory celebration was always fun to watch.


And his shades never fell of during all those spins.

But you’ve got to admit, the best part about Eddy Gordo was that THIS is all you had to do to wreck your opponents…


And the result was something like this:


You randomly mash buttons, Eddy motherfuckin’ Gordo takes care of the rest.

So whenever you picked him, your friend probably made this face:


Here’s to you, Eddy Gordo, for being the GOAT Latino video game character of all time.


Here’s The Trailer For The New Los Tigres del Norte Documentary, ‘Jefe De Jefes’


Here’s The Trailer For The New Los Tigres del Norte Documentary, ‘Jefe De Jefes’

Credit: Amateur Films / YouTube

“They like to tell stories about the people. That’s what makes them different.”

For decades, Los Tigres del Norte have been one of Mexico’s most popular and respected Norteño bands. Los Tigres, led by Jorge Hernandez, built a loyal following by writing songs about love, the struggles of immigration, and the U.S.-Mexico drug trade. They’ve won countless Grammys, appeared in movies, and collaborated with some of the most recognized names in music. But it almost never happened.

In a trailer for the documentary “Jefe de Jefes,” Hernandez says that as a kid, he dreamed of a much different career path. “I didn’t want to become a musician. I wanted to study,” says Hernandez. Directed by Olallo Rubio, the documentary features musicians, actors and academics breaking down what makes Los Tigres a once-in-a-generation band.

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