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From Tamaulipas to Moscow – by school bus

On Monday, April 25, a sextet of soccer fanatics from Durango, who had spent the last four years mindfully saving every penny they earned, bundled themselves and a medium-sized school bus decorated in imitable Mexican style aboard a ship in Altamira, Tamaulipas, arriving in Germany via the Baltic Sea a month later.

Mexican fans urged to be on best behavior in Russia

Around 30,000 Mexican soccer fans are expected to make the long, arduous – and expensive – journey to Russia over the next few weeks to see their national men’s team participate in the World Cup, the most watched international sporting event after the Olympic Games.