What is the most popular sport in Mexico?


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The most popular sport in the country of Mexico is football, which is known as soccer in the United States. This sport has a following of more fans than any other sport in Mexico.

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There are four divisions in the Mexican football league. As of 2015, 18 teams are active in the league.

In Mexico, boxing is also a celebrated sport with a relatively large fan base. Many world championship boxers are from the country of Mexico.

Wrestling and bullfighting are popular as well. Wrestling is known as Lucha Libre and is well-known for its dramatic costumes and colorful wrestlers.

The people of Mexico also enjoy some American sports, including basketball, golf and baseball.

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