Mexico Manager Exchanges Blows With Journalist

Mexico manager Miguel Herrera reportedly punched a journalist just hours after his team beat Jamaica 3-1 in the Gold Cup final. According to AS Mexico (h/t Seth Vertelney of Goal), the victim of the assault was Christian Martinoli of TV Azteca, and the incident occurred at Philadelphia airport on Monday, just a day after their triumph. ESPN Tom Marshall of ESPN confirmed the incidence on twitter. Apparently Mr Martinolli had criticized the display of the mexican team in the  games leading to the Gold Cup finals. Tensions were raised when the two men bumped into each other at the airport.


Sources say Martinoli had told AS Mexico that, “Herrera punched him in the neck, then challenged him to a fight outside.” Another source from AS Mexico quotes Herrera as shouting that the pair should head out of the terminal to “fix this like it should be fixed.”

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