DENVER -- Everything was in place: a beautiful day, passionate fans, a lead.
Everything in place, but ultimately a loss for Mexico and its fans, 2-0, to the Netherlands in the latest round of World Cup play. Netherlands now advances to the Quarterfinals.
Over at Zocalo Bar, at 11th & Broadway, the place was packed with people sporting red, white…and green.
Carmen Alvarez brought her 3 kids, decked out in red, Mexican Team T-shirts. While her team lost, she feels worldwide, soccer, itself is winning over new fans.
The U.S. plays Belgium, Tuesday afternoon.AlertMe