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Saturday is for futbol

By Thushan Amarasiriwardena | 2 Comments » January 19th, 2008

If Sundays are for football in the U.S., then in Guatemala, Saturday is for futbol. With Quetzaltenango’s team on the road this week, we too hit the road, heading to San Marcos, a city about 1.5 hours back towards Mexico, to catch their team play. Kick the ball around in today’s photo gallery.

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  2. Gabe R Says:

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