I wonder if the Trumpster has tickets for this one?
In the wonderful world of irony, not three days after Trump wins the election the USA play Mexico in a football world cup qualifier (that's proper football for all you yanks out there).
The last game between the two teams was a qualifying game for the chance to represent the CONCACAF in the 2017 Confederations cup tournament in Russia next year. This tournament is a pre-cursor to the World Cup in Russia in 2018. Mexico won it 3-2.
The game back in October had a bit of an edge to it in light of the then upcoming election. It was noted that in jest, some of the Mexican contingent had Trump pinatas hooked up among their pre-match, tailgate party BBQ's.
There's usually no love lost between the two sides on the football field either.
With Trump now (nearly) in the hot seat, this game might have even more spice to it as his rhetoric on Mexico is closer to becoming a possibility. The game will be played on US soil in Columbus and no doubt we'll see a wall or two (football term for a defensive line of players defending a freekick) from both sides.
It's a game I might check out in the early hours of Saturday morning, if I'm not drowning my sorrows later. The Scots are down in London en masse to play England in a WC qualifier at Wembley later. Now that's a game to see some fireworks.
I wonder if these boys will be doing the anthems again tonight ;-)