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Remember The Controversial ’P••o’ Chant? These Mexican Players Are Speaking Out

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“Para mi, toda persona es digna de respeto.”

If you watch Mexican soccer, you’re familiar with the “Ehhhhhh p**o” chant that has become ubiquitous during Liga MX matches and Mexican national team matches. Some have criticized the chant’s homophobic roots, others says it has been blown out of proportion. After several years of criticism – and a recent fine from FIFA – the Mexican soccer federation has launched a campaign to end the chant.

Named “Abrazados Por El Fútbol” (Hugged By Fútbol), the campaign is described as a “collective effort that includes the family of Mexican soccer to boost respect towards others and to reject physical and verbal violence.”

Although the campaign materials don’t directly refer to the chant, it’s clear that the mission is to phase out the “p**” chant from games. Mexico’s soccer federation also released a video featuring several players, including Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez and Rafael Marquez, asking fans to respect each other.

READ: Will Mexican Fans Ever Stop The ‘P**o’ Chant At Soccer Games?

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From Shakira To Miss Universe: Colombian Women Who Slay The Fashion Game


From Shakira To Miss Universe: Colombian Women Who Slay The Fashion Game

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These 6 Colombianas will make you wish you were them… Or at least able to borrow their outfits.

Ariadna Gutierrez

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Miss Colombia 2014’s style isn’t all just sashes and gowns. Plaids, belts and hats are also staples of her wardrobe..


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The singer sports a signature style all her own: chic, edgy, and always comfortable enough to perform those hip shaking routines! And, let’s not forget her best accessory, her “sunshine,” Gerard Piqué.

Alexa PenaVega

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This former “Spy Kid” is now a modern-day fashionista…and she shows us it’s not that hard. Something as simple as a headwrap can elevate a plain black bikini to a yacht-worthy look.

Paulina Vega

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Live a little. Go bold, go red…just like Miss Universe 2014 did in this recent snap.

Zulay Henao

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Henao proves our fav classic — dark denim, of course — can look damn sophisticated when paired with an embellished blouse…the coat, hat and suede booties are also clutch.

Sofia Vergara

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This “Modern Family” star wears figure-hugging dresses to accentuate those flawless curves.  And she ALWAYS smiles in her pictures — another flawless curve.

READ: Stereotypes Colombians Can’t Stand Hearing

Can you think of another Colombian star with iconic fashion?  Let us know and leave a comment below.

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