MMexico is one of the countries that have great fans of American football, but soccer is also known to be the most popular sport in that country. In the United States, this popularity is increasing with MLS In addition, both countries will host World Cup 2026 along with Canada.
And take advantage of 2023 NFL DraftOne of the greatest figures of Mexican football was present, Louis Hernandezand was even responsible for providing the fourth round selection Dallas Cowboys And he did it in a strange way.
he Matador HernandezThe fourth-highest scorer in Tricolor history, he was delighted to be invited by the Cowboys and even shouted “Viva México cabr***!” When he was on stage it was announced William Fyoko Jr. , tight end from San Jose State, with the 27th overall pick in the fourth round, 129th overall in the 2023 NFL Draft.
How did it feel to be submitted in the NFL Draft?
“There, behind the scenes, we were a little nervous. As if we were going to take a penalty. But, happy with this new experience, and even more so here in a country where the World Cup will be held, also on the 26th,” he said. Matador Hernandez In an interview with ESPN.
Having been a celebrity in the draft, as it happens in every one, the former Mexican player was thrilled.
“It is an opportunity to bring these two great sports closer together, to have the opportunity to live with the fans of Americans. I am happy, it is a source of pride and motivation that the organization Dallas Cowboys Make me take part in this wonderful event, enjoy it and touch me. Look at the intensity and madness of this passion.”