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Mexico vs. USA: Clear eyes, full hearts

In the Azteca den, we turn to America's greatest coach.

You listen to me. You listen to me closer than you have ever listened to me before. Listen to yourself.

You got heart, charisma and a lot of skill. You should feel real proud. I believe you can do anything you put your mind to.

You can't beat yourself up because you're taking a chance on things. Every man, at some point in his life, is going to lose a battle. You're dealing with it. You're doing what you're supposed to do. You're being a man about it.

This is all yours for the taking. Depends on how much you want it.

You've earned this. The right to win. You put that in your head. It's time for you to give the best you got.

Let me tell you something. There's a joy to this game, is there not? This is a game we are gonna win. This is the game people are gonna talk about for years.

Now I am asking you. Right here. Right now.

You got a job to do. Nothing else. This is within your reach. Now I can promise you I won't stop until you get there. You deserve this, do you understand? Do you best.

Let me just as you one question: Can you play like champions?

How much are you willing to sacrifice out on this field because I promise you, they're going to come at you with everything they've got. And this is our time. This is your time.

I want you to know I'm proud to take the field with you. I have never been more proud of a team than I am right now. You be proud of yourselves because, gentlemen, you are champions.

Take that with you, carry it, and we're gonna build on it.


There's not a single person in this room that is ever gonna be the same.