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Sin City
08-24-2009, 05:14 PM
I noticed that rather then cheer for the home player or team, some latinos in america will root for their parents home lands before rooting for the USA.
I usually stay neutral when a sporting event is taking place between the two, however, I back up the American for the most part all the way.

I love my heritage and am proud to be what I am but I feel like I identify to this place more. USA has after all given us a good life & I love the country too much to turn my back on it.

Anyway, just wanted to know your opinions on this and what you identified yourself as before anything.

supRa
08-24-2009, 05:46 PM
I noticed that rather then cheer for the home player or team, some latinos in america will root for their parents home lands before rooting for the USA.
I usually stay neutral when a sporting event is taking place between the two, however, I back up the American for the most part all the way.

I love my heritage and am proud to be what I am but I feel like I identify to this place more. USA has after all given us a good life & I love the country too much to turn my back on it.

Anyway, just wanted to know your opinions on this and what you identified yourself as before anything.

i agree with u... i was born in america.. my parents are mexican.....
but u know... its all about pride when it comes to sports like in boxing..

the other day.. when mexico beat usa 5 - 0.. i walked from mexico to us.. and u know ask 4 id.. i show them my passport... and first think u know the U.S. custom (who was mexican american) steers at my shirt (mexico soccer shirt) he says 'why are u wearin that shirt?!, ur american' and am jhst like... r u serious.. lol... i was talkin in spanish but when he asked that i responded ' just.. i like the shirt, dont u' then he just smirks at me and hands my passport back...
lol...
crazyy ****tttttttttttt

wat race r u btw... mexican?? pr??

Eric Holder
08-24-2009, 07:59 PM
I root for Mexico, but then again I've lived in both countires and have dual citizenship

Sox8055
08-25-2009, 01:32 AM
USA all the way doggie!

I love Mex and it's my second home to me.

But US has gave me and my parents so many opportunity's that coulnt have happened in MExico.

NAPO
08-25-2009, 01:23 PM
I can't disagree with the thread starter.


But that's not my position, so i can't really talk about this topic.

Sin City
08-25-2009, 02:41 PM
i agree with u... i was born in america.. my parents are mexican.....
but u know... its all about pride when it comes to sports like in boxing..

the other day.. when mexico beat usa 5 - 0.. i walked from mexico to us.. and u know ask 4 id.. i show them my passport... and first think u know the U.S. custom (who was mexican american) steers at my shirt (mexico soccer shirt) he says 'why are u wearin that shirt?!, ur american' and am jhst like... r u serious.. lol... i was talkin in spanish but when he asked that i responded ' just.. i like the shirt, dont u' then he just smirks at me and hands my passport back...
lol...
crazyy ****tttttttttttt

wat race r u btw... mexican?? pr??
My dad is Guatemalan and my mom is Guatemalan and Honduran.

Shambleton
08-25-2009, 02:43 PM
If you are half spanish and half yank, does that make you a 'Spank'?

:nutkick:

Cleto_Reyes
08-25-2009, 03:55 PM
If you are half spanish and half yank, does that make you a 'Spank'?

:nutkick:

If you're half german and hlaf mexican does that make you a B3anerSchnitzel?

Cleto_Reyes
08-25-2009, 04:06 PM
I am Mexican by blood!!! american citizen!!!!

supRa
08-25-2009, 04:14 PM
I am Mexican by blood!!! american citizen!!!!

hmm.. so ur all into that 'vato loco' talk right/???!?!

Cleto_Reyes
08-25-2009, 04:41 PM
hmm.. so ur all into that 'vato loco' talk right/???!?!

Cien por ciento mexicano no vato loco ey

supRa
08-25-2009, 05:15 PM
lol calm down...that talk is lame dude....

Shambleton
08-25-2009, 05:19 PM
If you're half german and hlaf mexican does that make you a B3anerSchnitzel?

Mine was much funnier, that doesn't even make sense. WTF is a B3aner?

Cleto_Reyes
08-25-2009, 05:49 PM
lol calm down...that talk is lame dude....

To you orgullo mexicano. Dude talk is lame

Cleto_Reyes
08-25-2009, 05:52 PM
Mine was much funnier, that doesn't even make sense. WTF is a B3aner?


Someone who eats beans., but it didn't let me type the word

Boxer1590
08-25-2009, 11:18 PM
being Puerto Rican, Brazilian, and Mexican is very annoying to have to explain lol. Which I have to do a lot. My last name used to be a Spanish last name when I was younger (Suarez) then it was changed to Souza-Suarez and now it is just Souza that i go by. Souza is a Brazilian/Portuguese last name. Although my legal last name is still Souza-Suarez. My mothers name is Tracia Souza and my fathers name was Roberto Arturo Suarez. I don't want my fathers last name so I just go by Souza. My mother is also dating a Cuban! lol *****s crazy I got all kings of latin flavor around me.

But i'll usually just identify myself as Puerto Rican which is the only culture I really know and live by, or just Latino. I'm mistaken for being white all the time too, a lot of people say I look Italian.

..El Chacal..
08-25-2009, 11:59 PM
I rep Mexico and being Mexican..when Mexico plays USA I go for Mexico..but..I also don't deny that I'm born and raised in the US when someone asks..

Although I'm ALWAYS being called Puerto Rican..they say I don't look or talk like a Mexican..what ever that means..

supRa
08-26-2009, 12:03 AM
To you orgullo mexicano. Dude talk is lame

'orale vato, lets go holler at some haynas'


how bout that huh?!??!

so 'dude', cant b used if ur mexican?

supRa
08-26-2009, 12:06 AM
I rep Mexico and being Mexican..when Mexico plays USA I go for Mexico..but..I also don't deny that I'm born and raised in the US when someone asks..

Although I'm ALWAYS being called Puerto Rican..they say I don't look or talk like a Mexican..what ever that means..

oyoo...
ive gotten that **** too.. i let my hair grow a lil since it got kinda curly and several people asked me if i was.. then that dude used to call me 'boricua' lol..
got the margarito faux hawk and bammm :ninja:
it worked
hahaaaaa

..El Chacal..
08-26-2009, 01:35 AM
oyoo...
ive gotten that **** too.. i let my hair grow a lil since it got kinda curly and several people asked me if i was.. then that dude used to call me 'boricua' lol..
got the margarito faux hawk and bammm :ninja:
it worked
hahaaaaa

Not you TOO!??

I hate that faux hawk movement more then SKINNY JEANS!..:twak:

me I think mainly it's because of my haircut...it's a regular fade..

http://haircutsformen.org/buzz/haircuts/buzz131.jpg

and cuz I get my eyebrows cleaned up..so I guess that also makes me "less mexican"..lmao!..

Cleto_Reyes
08-26-2009, 12:48 PM
'orale vato, lets go holler at some haynas'


how bout that huh?!??!

so 'dude', cant b used if ur mexican?


Naw i don't like that talk i just mess around sometimes on here


Yeah but not frequently in my opini.n

Sin City
08-26-2009, 01:59 PM
If you are half spanish and half yank, does that make you a 'Spank'?

:nutkick:

If you're half german and hlaf mexican does that make you a B3anerSchnitzel?

:lol1: funny!!

Sin City
08-26-2009, 02:02 PM
I rep Mexico and being Mexican..when Mexico plays USA I go for Mexico..but..I also don't deny that I'm born and raised in the US when someone asks..

Although I'm ALWAYS being called Puerto Rican..they say I don't look or talk like a Mexican..what ever that means..
traitor :nonono: back to Oaxaca you mexican! :D


I always tell my Mexican American friends that root for Mexico that.

supRa
08-26-2009, 03:53 PM
Not you TOO!??

I hate that faux hawk movement more then SKINNY JEANS!..:twak:

me I think mainly it's because of my haircut...it's a regular fade..

http://haircutsformen.org/buzz/haircuts/buzz131.jpg

and cuz I get my eyebrows cleaned up..so I guess that also makes me "less mexican"..lmao!..

lol... ive been rockin the faux 1 years now...i like it.. haha then let it grow out then back to the faux lol...
shiiit i used cut my hair like that... i used to do # 2 all over then just edged it up.. kinda like lloyd banks has it.. all around.. i thinkin of rockin that **** agian soon... hmm..
lol... that prob. why u get that.. cause of ur eyebrows... just like cotto
:ninja:
haha...

the reason i grew outta that edged up cut was cause every1 here in my city had that ****... it was gettin retarted... ima b honest every 1 had the fades.. i was the 1 that started 2 all over lol... then peeps followed.. so i said fck it.. now it seems they followed :ninja: haha..

Sin City
08-26-2009, 03:56 PM
lol... ive been rockin the faux 1 years now...i like it.. haha then let it grow out then back to the faux lol...
shiiit i used cut my hair like that... i used to do # 2 all over then just edged it up.. kinda like lloyd banks has it.. all around.. i thinkin of rockin that **** agian soon... hmm..
lol... that prob. why u get that.. cause of ur eyebrows... just like cotto
:ninja:
haha...

the reason i grew outta that edged up cut was cause every1 here in my city had that ****... it was gettin retarted... ima b honest every 1 had the fades.. i was the 1 that started 2 all over lol... then peeps followed.. so i said fck it.. now it seems they followed :ninja: haha..
I don't like to comb my hair.. sometimes I don't have time and I hate walking around looking like a hobo. I keep my **** short. 2 on top, 1 on the side with a low fade.

It's funny too cus over here it's the exact opposite.. everyone rocking a faux hawk, mohawk or a Gatti boy guido cut.

I had a Mohawk and next thing you know everyone at work had one so I took it off..

supRa
08-26-2009, 04:03 PM
I don't like to comb my hair.. sometimes I don't have time and I hate walking around looking like a hobo. I keep my **** short. 2 on top, 1 on the side with a low fade.

It's funny too cus over here it's the exact opposite.. everyone rocking a faux hawk, mohawk or a Gatti boy guido cut.

I had a Mohawk and next thing you know everyone at work had one so I took it off..

lol ' i hate walkin like a hobo' but really i mean... 2 on top wat can u comb.. lol

yea man i got som friends to let there **** grow and rock the faux...

ima b honest u get better lookin girls with this type of cut... there not ghetto.. i dont know how to explain it.. dont know wat term to define them
:banana:

The Underboss
08-26-2009, 05:14 PM
I still love my homeland, but the US comes first,
after all, it has provided me with everything,
something my homeland never did,
and i'm greatful to this country.

supRa
08-26-2009, 06:20 PM
I still love my homeland, but the US comes first,
after all, it has provided me with everything,
something my homeland never did,
and i'm greatful to this country.

so wats ur homeland?!?!
mexico?

Eric Holder
08-26-2009, 07:04 PM
being Puerto Rican, Brazilian, and Mexican is very annoying to have to explain lol. Which I have to do a lot. My last name used to be a Spanish last name when I was younger (Suarez) then it was changed to Souza-Suarez and now it is just Souza that i go by. Souza is a Brazilian/Portuguese last name. Although my legal last name is still Souza-Suarez. My mothers name is Tracia Souza and my fathers name was Roberto Arturo Suarez. I don't want my fathers last name so I just go by Souza. My mother is also dating a Cuban! lol *****s crazy I got all kings of latin flavor around me.

But i'll usually just identify myself as Puerto Rican which is the only culture I really know and live by, or just Latino. I'm mistaken for being white all the time too, a lot of people say I look Italian.

I get mistaken for all sorts of random ethnicities, I'm amazed that so many people think it's impossible for a Mexican to have green eyes :lol1:

..El Chacal..
08-27-2009, 12:14 AM
traitor :nonono: back to Oaxaca you mexican! :D


I always tell my Mexican American friends that root for Mexico that.

Get it right..It's "back to Durango" homie!..lol..

but it's just that only in Soccer..cuz I can't stand USA's National team..they're ****y as ****..and not really that good..as Mexico proved..lol..

but in Boxing I could give 2 ****s where they're from..

But also like I said..if someone asks..I will never say.."I'm Mexican-American" that sounds too "Fresa" lmao..I just say "I'm Mexican"..then if they get specific and ask where I was born..I say Chicago..but all in all..I say I'm Mexican before I say American..

*Edit*

ps..I have lived in Mexico and actually studied over there for 2yrs..7th and 8th grade..

..El Chacal..
08-27-2009, 12:22 AM
lol ' i hate walkin like a hobo' but really i mean... 2 on top wat can u comb.. lol

yea man i got som friends to let there **** grow and rock the faux...

ima b honest u get better lookin girls with this type of cut... there not ghetto.. i dont know how to explain it.. dont know wat term to define them
:banana:

NO!!

LMAO!..you get lil ass white-wanna-be preppy girls...

I'm a lil older (23) so I'd look pretty silly rocking the Faux..unless I'm Cristiano Ronaldo of course...

http://www.topnews.in/files/cristiano_2.jpg

Dudes a BEAST!..

But I feel cleaner and more.."well groomed" with a fade..it just looks CRISP!..and I can pull ALL kinds of girls..although I've never been with a white girl..cuz..well I'm not really attracted to them..especially blondes..:puke:

Cleto_Reyes
08-27-2009, 10:12 AM
Get it right..It's "back to Durango" homie!..lol..

but it's just that only in Soccer..cuz I can't stand USA's National team..they're ****y as ****..and not really that good..as Mexico proved..lol..

but in Boxing I could give 2 ****s where they're from..

But also like I said..if someone asks..I will never say.."I'm Mexican-American" that sounds too "Fresa" lmao..I just say "I'm Mexican"..then if they get specific and ask where I was born..I say Chicago..but all in all..I say I'm Mexican before I say American..

*Edit*

ps..I have lived in Mexico and actually studied over there for 2yrs..7th and 8th grade..

So you're from durango sweet. Do you like the music down there durangense?

Boxer1590
08-27-2009, 10:22 AM
I get mistaken for all sorts of random ethnicities, I'm amazed that so many people think it's impossible for a Mexican to have green eyes :lol1:

Yea man some people are so ignorant. If your not 4 feet tall and don't look like an Indian than your not Latino lol.

A lot of people tell me I look Italian and another one I get a lot is they think I'm Lebanese. The place I work at, everyone that works there is Lebanese...except me lol. But because of my light tan skin and my features I kind of look like everyone else that works there. So everybody that comes there assumes that I'm Lebanese or Arabic. I have dudes coming up to me speaking Arabic/Lebanese all the time over there.

Cleto_Reyes
08-27-2009, 11:57 AM
Yea man some people are so ignorant. If your not 4 feet tall and don't look like an Indian than your not Latino lol.

A lot of people tell me I look Italian and another one I get a lot is they think I'm Lebanese. The place I work at, everyone that works there is Lebanese...except me lol. But because of my light tan skin and my features I kind of look like everyone else that works there. So everybody that comes there assumes that I'm Lebanese or Arabic. I have dudes coming up to me speaking Arabic/Lebanese all the time over there.


what crazy is that there are alot of lebanese people in mexico and born in mexico

Boxer1590
08-27-2009, 12:05 PM
what crazy is that there are alot of lebanese people in mexico and born in mexico

hmm I didn't know that.

I'm never really mistaken for Lebanese outside of work, at least I don't think. It's just when I'm around all of them, I kinda look like them, so everybody assumes I'm one of them. Cracks me up I got these guys coming up to me speaking Lebanese (I have learned a few words but I'm faaaaaaar from understanding it) and I have no clue what's going on. They say aren't you Lebanese? Then I'm like naaah man then they just look puzzled lol.

Sin City
08-27-2009, 05:28 PM
Get it right..It's "back to Durango" homie!..lol..

but it's just that only in Soccer..cuz I can't stand USA's National team..they're ****y as ****..and not really that good..as Mexico proved..lol..

but in Boxing I could give 2 ****s where they're from..

But also like I said..if someone asks..I will never say.."I'm Mexican-American" that sounds too "Fresa" lmao..I just say "I'm Mexican"..then if they get specific and ask where I was born..I say Chicago..but all in all..I say I'm Mexican before I say American..

*Edit*

ps..I have lived in Mexico and actually studied over there for 2yrs..7th and 8th grade..
what are you talking about "not good"?? If anyone is ****y it's Mexico.
I remember for the Olympics the coach came out and said that it was a waste of time playing the carribean and central america. that they were above that..
what happened? No Olympics for Mexico.
Also, every since the U.S.A got the MLS they've beat Mexico 13 times, Lost 8 times and tied 6 times.

Landon Donovan got and played with the swin flue as well.. in Estadio Azteca which is one of the most unbarable places to play to outsiders because of the conditions they aren't used to.

Cuauhtémoc1520
08-28-2009, 04:41 PM
I am first generation Mexican/American. The reason I identify with Mexico more than the U.S is because my parents always took us to Mexico to see what life is like there. I have half of my family there, that was born there. I have spent a lot of time in Mexico and lived there for a few years.

I am appreciative of the U.S but I also realize what the U.S has done, not only to Mexico but the rest of the world to get where it's at. I can't ignore that and I tend to be the type of person that roots for the underdog, the little man.

Mexicans that come to this country for the most part work hard and contribute with their hard labor. White Americans for the most part haven't treated Mexican immigrants very well and that **** doesn't sit well with me.

I am lucky to be an American citizen but don't "OWE" this country ****. My uncle served in Vietnam and came back all fuked up in the head. I have 4 homeboys that went to Iraq and aren't right in the head because of that. Fighting wars with people that have never done **** to us as a people.

I have countless homeboys that have served time in prison as a product of the system and a cycle that has continued over and over in our communities.

Mexican's and Mexican/American's have paid their debt to this country in full and then some. They continue to do so every day when I see them stand on the street corner waiting to work for crumbs off the table. People laugh at those people and call them "indios" and "nacos" but those are the people that built this country and in that I take a lot of pride and have dedicated a lot of my time and money to help those people when I can.

Dice
08-28-2009, 06:22 PM
I was born in New Jersey, my mom is Dominican and my dad is Nicaraguense.

Like my view or not, it is my belief that Native Americans are the REAL Americans of the United States.

I always identify myself as Dominican first, I didnt grow up with my father and have never been to Nicaragua but was raised by my Dominican family, have visited and seen the culture and have a house over there.

I always mention my Nicaraguen roots because its in my blood regardless of whether I kno the culture or not and I always mention my "American" roots whenever I'm speaking to Latinos who where actually born in their native lands.

I also support the ideology that the only race on earth is the human race and that we are all equal