Tag Archives: Major League Soccer

On the Mark: Why It’s Called ‘Soccer’ in the United States

By MARK LORENZANA There has been a lot of soccer news lately. Two columns ago, I wrote about a particularly bad stretch for Mexican soccer: how the Mexican Women’s National Soccer Team went winless in the recently concluded CONCACAF W championship despite hosting the tournament here in Mexico, about how Mexico’s U-20 National Men’s Soccer Team suffered a shocking defeat

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On the Mark: Mexico’s U-20 Team Eliminated by Guatemala

By MARK LORENZANA The United States, Honduras, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala will be the four representatives at the 2023 Under-20 World Cup of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) in Indonesia. Mexico’s U-20 team will be left off that list after it suffered a shocking defeat to underdog Guatemala on Thursday, June 30, at

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