These Comebacks Will Put an End to All the Sh*t You Get for Rooting for USA and Not Mexico

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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…

You’re Whitewashed

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Tell that to the nopal on my forehead.

You’re Not Proud of Your Culture

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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.


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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?


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If they continue talking crap, remind them que sí fue penal.

#MexicoFansBeLike

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That’ll shut them up.

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