Red, white and blew it (again)

Updated: June 27, 2011, 6:57 PM ET
By David Hirshey | Special to ESPN.com

Gone are the days when the U.S. would come off the field against Mexico and be pelted with rocks, batteries and bags of urine by the hostile fans. And that wasn't even in Azteca Stadium, but rather in Los Angeles Coliseum -- or, as I like to think of it, the home of the brave and the land of El Tri.

The Mexican fans were incensed that these rich, self-satisfied Americans, whom they claimed didn't even play "futbol de verdad" (true soccer), had defeated them five times in the past ...

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