FC Dallas youth team player Nicolas Carrera has decided to represent the United States over Mexico, having been involved in camps.
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Israel Luna scored in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the U.S. 2-1 in extra time to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship.
LA Galaxy prospect Efrain Alvarez says he could still decide to play for the United States despite his switch to Mexico's youth system.
Iran set up a quarterfinal clash with Spain with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Mexico in the round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Goa on Tuesday.
With the group stages over, here's how the round of 16 matchups -- including France vs. Spain -- look like.
Mexico played out a goalless draw against Chile in a high-intensity game that was enough for Mexico to reach the knockout stages of the U17 World Cup.
One is 6ft of muscle, full of pace and creativity. The other is 5ft5in, but just as skillful. Meet England's Jadon Sancho, and Mexico's Diego Lainez.
England managed to stave off a late comeback from two-time champions Mexico to book a spot in the pre-quarterfinals of the U-17 World Cup.
Ahead of their do-or-die match, Mexico coach Mario Artegea said England were a tough team but his side would plan to complicate things for them.
South American champions Mexico were held to a 1-1 draw by Iraq in their opening group match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata on Sunday.
ESPN presents 10 players from England and Mexico to keep an eye out for during the Under-17 World Cup.