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Trump’s Border Wall Sidelined by Major League Sports

The NBA and NFL Woo Mexico's Newly Affluent Fans, While FIFA Dreams of a Joint U.S.-Mexico World Cup Bid

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2005, file photo, performers are shown prior to the start of a regular season NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico. Eleven years after the network telecast an NFL game from Mexico City, it will do so again when the Raiders "host" the Texans on Monday night. (AP Photo/Marco Ugargte, File)

Last week I asked Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, whether he fears that a Trump presidency will revive the anti-Americanism that was once a staple of Mexican life but receded to negligible levels over the past two decades.

Surprisingly, his answer was all about a Monday Night Football game played less than two weeks after the election. Namely, the first-ever regular season Monday night game played outside the United States, in Mexico City’s iconic Estadio Azteca. The Oakland Raiders beat the Houston Texans before a sellout crowd of nearly …

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