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US and Mexico face off in World Cup qualification

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The United States soccer team take on Mexico, Friday in a a crucial World Cup qualifying match in Ohio. 

The teams have one of the longest-running rivalries in sports, going back over eighty years.

The two nation's political relationship has sometimes intensified that rivalry for both players and fans. And now with Donald Trump's presidential win, some wonder what that tension will look like going forward?

For more on the match, Take Two's A Martinez spoke with Andrea Canales, soccer writer for ESPN. 

To hear the full interview, click the Blue Arrow above.