Mexico coach drills with NFL ball

Updated: June 14, 2010, 11:06 AM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Bad bounces plaguing the goalkeepers? Try an NFL ball.

That's part of Mexico's solution for the unpredictable way the Jabulani ball has acted early in the World Cup.

At Monday's practice, Mexico goalkeeping coach Alberto Aguilar used NFL footballs in a drill to better prepare his players for, well, that which you can never really prepare for.

Numerous World Cup players, especially keepers, have complained about the official ball, saying its flight is difficult ...

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