Mexico Olympic Soccer Team: 5 Reasons They Can Stun Brazil & Team GB to Win Gold

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Mexico Olympic Soccer Team: 5 Reasons They Can Stun Brazil & Team GB to Win Gold
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Mexico enter the Olympic soccer tournament as darkhorses to claim gold.

They are not being mentioned as immediate favourites, with El Tricolor ranked fifth favourite behind Brazil, Spain, Uruguay and Great Britain.

La Verde are a fascinating side who can provide a great deal of entertainment in England over the coming weeks and while they may not be expected to take a medal by the bookmakers, Luis Fernando Tena will know that expectations at home are to the contrary.

I think El Tri should be considered stronger candidates for the gold medal than they are and I'll explain why in the following slides.

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