A New Frontier

As the U.S. and Mexican cultures and economies have grown closer, so has the competitiveness of the countries’ soccer rivalry.

Fresh Stars and Old Curses

The U.S. stunned Mexico at the 2002 World Cup, and the rivalry reached a fever pitch over the next decade.

A Rivalry Is Born

Mexico dominated the U.S. in soccer for decades, but it became a real rivalry in the 1990s.