The hardest decision for a Mexican-American to make — besides flour or corn tortillas — is rooting for El Tri or the Yanks. With the U.S. and Mexico battling each other at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Latinos in a Stars and Stripes jersey will hear the same jokes from Mexican faithfuls. Here’s how you can respond…
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Tell that to the nopal on my forehead.
You’re Not Proud of Your Culture
I was in three quinceañeras and performed in a Mexican folk dance in first grade. Back off.
Your Family is Ashamed of You
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Actually no, they’re not. They get I’m proud of both my ethnicities.
What’s Wrong with You, Don’t You Like Tacos?
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WTF? Don’t bring tacos into this. I love tacos… low blow.
You’re a Bandwagon Fan
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Yup, the Women’s National Team made me make the switch.
You Don’t Know Anything About Soccer
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I know enough to tell you that last time Mexico played US, US won 2-0.
You’re Probably Voting for Trump
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Why are you brining politics into this?
If they continue talking crap, remind them que sí fue penal.
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That’ll shut them up.