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Villa's Army - Mexico Soccer Podcast

Villa's Army - Mexico Soccer Podcast

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Pancho Villa's Army is The U.S. Based Mexico National Team (MNT) Supporters Group. We discuss everything Mexico Soccer, local, national and foreign.
Our Mission: "To help our members connect with each other through stories and shared experiences."

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Episode 7 - Interview with our good friend and ESPN FC Journalist Tom Marshall

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Episode 45 - Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza (Barrio Cafe PHX)
El Zargento welcomed award-winning Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza from the Barrio Cafe in Phoenix. She shared her career and travel stories. She backpacking through remote indigenous towns to learn traditional recipes. She shared her family lineage and her connection with Carlos Salcido. Finally, we talked about her involvement with the Biden and Kamala 2020 campaign.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/za... and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO     Music by  Klausura Musik
1:10:18
October 28, 2020
Episode 44 Week Review, MX vs USA Future
El Coronel, El Capt. Ivan and El Zargento recapped their week of plenty of action. Ivan shared his COVID-19 World Series experience, and predictions. El Coronel shared his thoughts on the future of MX vs USA and players in Europe. Finally, we had some fun with our new segment "No Mames!".     To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO    Music by  Klausura Musik
1:13:52
October 26, 2020
Episode 43 - Gabe Zaldivar (SI En Fuego)
El Coronel, El Capt. Ivan and El Zargento interviewed Managing Editor for Sports Illustrated En Fuego, Gabe Zaldivar. Gabe talked about his recent PVA article and what made him write it. We talked about sports, journalism, and the DC vs Marvel Universe.   Follow him at https://www.si.com/enfuego/ Twitter: @gabezal   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO  Music by  Klausura Musik
1:05:54
October 20, 2020
Episode 42 - Janelly Farias
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed American-born Mexican footballer Janelly Farias. Janelly plays for both Liga MX Femenil Chivas and the Mexico Women's National Team.We talked about her journey growing up in Santa Ana, CA, and overcoming adversity to become a professional football player. Janelly also shared her experience speaking at Harvard GSAS Latinx Student Association. Finally, we had fun testing her 90's pop culture knowledge and sharing ghost stories.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
58:03
October 12, 2020
Episode 41 - Klausura Musik
El Coronel, El Capitan Ivan and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Klausura. We talked about his new single Para La Raza. He shared his origin story and how he is the King of Trap Corido.    To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO   Watch his music video: https://youtu.be/cItxZWoO0ys  Stream and buy his music:  Amazon - https://music.amazon.com/albums/B08HYW4HC7?ref=dm_sh_15ae-1023-7fdb-4895-d76d9  Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/pa-la-raza-single/1531666623  Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/track/22TPhdipd8cOSV0LBwE1e8?si=m2JsxcaiTWmNmo5nBU8s5w
59:29
September 27, 2020
Episode 40 - Nurse Pulido
El Coronel, El Capitan Ivan and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Luis Pulido Aka "Nurse Pulido". We talked about her passion or La Seleccion and Real Madrid. We also about his experience as a front line working during the COVID crisis. Finally, we paid our respect to Chadwick Boseman "the Black Panther".    To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:05:14
August 31, 2020
Episode 39 - Mayra Guzman PVA Phoenix
El Coronel, and El Zargento interviewed adelita Mayra Guzman from PVA Phoenix. We talked about her passion or La Seleccion and Rafa Marquez. We also talked about the word Ay Ay.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:01:40
August 28, 2020
Episode 38 - Heber Valenzuela - Coors Light Lideres
El Coronel, and El Zargento interviewed a local leader Heber Valenzuela. Haber has done a lot for our community and our youth. We talked about his journey as a soccer player in Necaxa's youth league and his move to the USA. Heber is in the finals for Coors Light Lideres 2002 and needs our support. Vote for him at www.coorslightlideres.com. You can vote up to 10 times per day.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
39:50
August 22, 2020
Episode 37 - Mariachi Loco
El Coronel, Captain Ivan and El Zargento interviewed Dodger and Mexico Super Fan Mariachi Loco from the LA Batallion. We talked about how Mariachi Loco's origin story. We also learned how he got his own bobblehead in the bobblehead hall of fame. Finally, we talked about raffling off a Luís Roberto Alves "Zague". To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:07:59
August 18, 2020
Episode 36 - Season 2 Finale & WC Tickets
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Serg and Phx Batallion Captain Alfonso Martinez. We talked about our Season 2 guests and our memorable stories. Finally, we discussed the exclusive 2022 WC Hospitality ticket packages from PVA. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:05:19
August 4, 2020
Episode 35 - Jose Luis Niño & Alma from L.A. Battalion (Spanish)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Jose Luis Niño and Alma from PVA L.A. We got to know their passion for soccer and how they meet. We also learned about Pepe Niño's love for Cruz Azul. Finally, we talked about the final of La Copa de Mexico (Chivas vs Cruz Azul).  If you want to place an order for the custom scarf DM:    Twitter @guelito71   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:00:10
July 19, 2020
Episode 34 - May & Alicia from Houston
El Coronel, Capitan Ivan, and El Zargento interviewed Adelitas May and Alicia from PVA Houston. We got to know their passion for soccer and how they meet. We also learned about their several adventures and mishaps.    To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:06:40
July 7, 2020
Episode 33 - Introducing Rosa Esponda from Dallas
El Coronel, Capitan Ivan, and El Zargento interviewed Adelita Rosa Esponda from PVA Dallas. We got to know her passion for soccer and how a Peruvian native became a PVA member. We also discussed several Peruvian dishes and her travel stories.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:02:41
June 29, 2020
Episode 32 - Introducing Guillermo Zamarripa
El General Serg, Capitan Ivan, and El Zargento interviewed the founder and CEO of The Marketing Jersey, Guillermo Zamarripa. We got to know his passion for soccer and his mission for helping students and professional athletes. We learned the benefit of playing for the NCAA and the journey of Charlyn Corral and Dayna Castellanos.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:08:49
June 16, 2020
Episode 31 - Introducing Morelia Super Fan Rey Purepecha (Spanish)
El Coronel, and El Zargento interviewed Morelia Super Fan Rey Purepecha from Palo Alto, CA. We got to know his passion for Los Monarcas de Morelia and his personality of El Rey Purepecha. We also talked about some of his memorable Morelia moments. Finally, we talked about the team's move to Mazatlán and the future of his team. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO El Coronel y El Zargento entrevistaron al Super Fan de Morelia Rey Purepecha de Palo Alto, CA. Conocimos su pasión por Los Monarcas de Morelia y su personalidad de El Rey Purepecha. También hablamos sobre algunos de sus momentos memorables de Morelia. Finalmente, hablamos sobre el traslado del equipo a Mazatlán y el futuro de su equipo. Para admitir más contenido como este, visite nuestra página: https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento y use el código de descuento: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
52:53
June 11, 2020
Episode 30 - Introducing PVA Perth Australia Soldado Dan Chapman
El Coronel, Ivan Toribio, and El Zargento interviewed PVA Perth Australia Soldado Dan Chapman. We got to know how a UK native came about loving/following La Selección de fútbol de México and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable soccer jerseys and moments. Finally, we talked about the current state of the world and what folks in Australia think about the USA during this.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:14:14
June 1, 2020
Episode 29 - Introducing PVA Fort Lauderdale Capitana Rubi Torres (Spanish)
El Coronel, Ivan Toribio and El Zargento interviewed PVA Fort Lauderdale Capitana Rubi Torres. We got to know her passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of her memorable soccer game travels. Finally, we talked about the famous Pan de Feria she paid a pretty penny for in NJ  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:00:23
April 28, 2020
Episode 28 - Introducing PVA Kansas City Soldado Jaime Diaz
El Coronel, Ivan Toribio and El Zargento interviewed Kansas City Batallion Soldado Jaime Diaz. We got to know his passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable soccer game travels. Finally, we talked about how he works for the KC Chiefs and the crazy things he has seen.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
1:03:31
April 21, 2020
Episode 27 - Introducing PVA Salisbury Captain Chico Sanchez
El Coronel, Ivan Toribio and El Zargento interviewed Salisbury Batallion Captain Chico Sanchez. We got to know his passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable soccer game travels. Finally, we talked about how hi is surviving without sports, Corona Virus, and his famous skull mask.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
56:46
April 13, 2020
Episode 26 - Introducing PVA Fresno Captain Lalo Iñiguez and Soldado Noe AKA Caguamo
Ivan Toribio and El Zargento interviewed Fresno Batallion Captain, Lalo Iñiguez and Soldado Noe Salmeron AKA Caguamo. We got to know their passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of their memorable soccer game travels. Finally, we talked about how they are surviving without sports, Corona Virus, and Tiger King.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
51:58
April 1, 2020
Episode 25 - Introducing PVA LA's Soldados Abel and Foodie
Ivan Toribio and El Zargento interviewed LA Batallion Soldados, Abel Vasquez and Lewis Yanes (Foodie). We got to know their passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of their memorable soccer game travels. Finally, we talked about how they are surviving without sports, Corona Virus, and the state of sports after the virus.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
55:59
March 26, 2020
Episode 24 - Introducing PVA Dallas Newest Captains
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed the newest Dallas Captains. Manny Ruiz and Hector Valdez. We got to know their passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable travel stories and previewed the upcoming Dallas match. They also gave us the origin story of the Sin Cuello Gang.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
43:09
March 9, 2020
Episode 23 - Interview with Denver Capt. German Macias
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Denver Capt. German Macias. We got to know his passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable travel stories and perspective on MLS. German gave us good tips on how to prepare for game travel.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
41:16
March 2, 2020
Episode 22 - Interview with Luis Bravo from LA
Ivan and El Zargento invited Luis Bravo to discuss his Mexico Soccer origin story. We also talked about Mexico players in MLS, the current state of Mexico players in Europe and what's more important practicing with the best or player in live games. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
46:47
February 17, 2020
Episode 21 - Zargento & El Coronel LA trip with guest Ivan Toribio
El Coronel and El Zargento invited Ivan Toribio to discuss their trip to LA a few weeks ago. We shared our Cinco Punto experience,  Kobe news, Chicharito & Vela update and the Mexican Women's National Football Team lost to the USA. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
55:04
February 10, 2020
Episode 20 - Interview with Amelia Lopez from FutMexNation
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Amelia Lopez. We got to know her Futbol origin story, her passion for the sport, balancing life and soccer, and her coverage of Liga MX Femenil. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
47:21
January 13, 2020
Episode 19 - 2019 Recap with General Serg
El Zargento interviewed El General Serg. They recapped 2019 and their favorite episodes and La Seleccion moments. Serg also gave us this pic for the best 2019 Mexican player and what to expect in 2020. Finally, we talked about the confirmed matches for 2020 and addressed any rumors. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
34:24
January 6, 2020
Episode 18 - Interview with L.A. Co-Capt. Xavy and Adelita Rocio
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed L.A. Co-Captain Xavy Ochoa and Adelita Rocio Armendariz. They shared with us several of their crazy adventures and their living arrangements. Xavy shared his passion and love for Las Chivas and Alan Pulido. Rocio explained how she is now a volleyball coach for her alma mater. Finally, we discussed their favorite Mexico players.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
43:08
November 15, 2019
Episode 17 - Interview with Massachusetts Adelita Gaby Stevenson
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Massachusetts Adelita Gaby Stevenson. She shared her passions for La Seleccion and PVA. We also learned that she is working on her Ph.D. and researching Mexico fandom in the USA. Gaby, also let us know what player she would geek out on if she were to meet him. Finally, we talked about how she admired how PVA has included and supported Adelitas.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
32:36
November 12, 2019
Episode 16 - Interview with Houston Capt. Tony Lopez
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Houston Capt. Tony Lopez. We got to know his passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also and PVA. We also talked about some of his memorable travel stories and perspective on the U17 squad and past talent. Tony gave us good tips on how to develop a relationship with local bars/restaurants for future watch parties.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
33:04
November 8, 2019
Episode 15 - Interview with Reno Capt. Pedro Barajas (Spanish)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Reno Capt. Pedro Barajas. We got to know his passion for not only La Selección de fútbol de México but also PVA and Reno FC. We also talked about the most recent Canelo fight and provided our opinions on the new streaming service. Finally, Pedro talked about what really happened with the Reno FC owners and the two support groups during the recent USL playoffs.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
42:43
November 5, 2019
Episode 14 - Interview with Agustin & Laura (Minnesota)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Agustin and Laura. We talked about their famous "Me Enamore De Un Mexicano Y Me Enamore De Su Equipo" sign and how they meet. We also discussed their passion for la seleccion and the Mexican culture.   To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
31:58
November 1, 2019
Episode 13 - Interview with Super Fan Esteban "El Azteca" Castillo (Spanish)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Super Fan Esteban "EL Azteca" Castillo in Spanish. He shared with us his fandom origin story. He also shared several of his travel and player encounter stories including one with Oswaldo Sánchez. Finally, he gave us his vision of PVA and what it can be.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
30:58
October 29, 2019
Episode 12 - Interview with Adelita Juliet Villegas (L.A.) and Soldado Julio Rivera (P.H.X.)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Adelita Juliet Villegas from LA and Soldado Julio Rivera from Phoenix. We discussed their journey with La Seleccion and PVA. We also got to discuss our parents especially Juliet's dad and how he out parties us. Everyone shared their thoughts on El Trafico's postgame drama with Bob Bradly and Zlatan. Finally, discussed the origins of the new "Fondo Fondo" shirts. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
36:44
October 26, 2019
Episode 11 - Interview with Soldado Claudio from NJ
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Claudio from NJ. We discussed his journey with La Seleccion and PVA. We talked about current events form the Veracruz vs Tigres match and the San Luis brawl in the stands. Finally, we gave our predictions on El Trafico's playoff game. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
34:52
October 22, 2019
Episode 10 - Interview with Soldado Jarith Garcia and his son JoJo from Nashville (Spanish)
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Jarith Garcia and his son JoJo who shared with us their passion for La Seleccion and PVA. They also talked about the games they traveled to. We also got to meet JoJo who is a 10-year-old soccer star. Finally, we talked about The CONCACAF Nationals League and what impact it has on the young players. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
32:13
October 17, 2019
Episode 9 - Interview with Soldado Cesar Delgado from NY
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Soldado Cesar Delgado who shared with us his passion for La Seleccion and NYCFC. He also talked about his predictions for NYCFC's next opponent and the MLS playoff structure. Finally, we talked about The CONCACAF Nationals League and what impact it has on the young players. To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
34:23
October 15, 2019
Episode 8 - Interview with Adelita Lulu Valencia
El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed Adelita Lulu Valencia who shared with us her passion for La Seleccion and film. She also talked about her famous "Busco Novio Para Qatar" sign and her connection with Serg. Finally, she also told us about her film projects and her mission to bring a voice and a new perspective to the Mexican migrants.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
31:17
October 3, 2019
Episode 7 - Interview with our good friend and ESPN FC Journalist Tom Marshall
Both El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed our good friend and ESPN FC journalist, Tom Marshall. We talked about his journey, introduction to PVA, and the crackdown of the PU&@ chant. Finally, we re-capped the weekend games including both clasicos.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
32:38
October 1, 2019
Episode 6 - Super Clasico Edition from CDMX, Interview with PHX PVA Captain Fonso
This was a Special CDMX Edition were both El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed the Phoenix Captain Alfonso Martinez. We discussed his travel and origin story with PVA, the firing of Tomas Boy, what to expect and our predictions of the game.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
30:56
September 27, 2019
Episode 5 - Interview with Captain of El Paso Abraham
Both El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed the El Paso Captain Abraham Jacobo Herndon. We discussed his travel and origin story with PVA, the El Paso Strong Tifo, how the city is healing and our opinions of our favorite Liga MX team (Chivas de Guadalajara). To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
36:44
September 24, 2019
Episode 4 - El Coronel and Zargento interviewed the Tucson Captain "Apache Loco" Ramses
Both El Coronel and El Zargento interviewed the Tucson Captain "Apache Loco" Ramses. We discussed his travel and origin story with PVA, we also recapped the both UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues, and we finally gave our views on the Leagues Cup.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
25:28
September 20, 2019
Episode 3 - Interview with Co-Captain of our LA Battalion Ivan Toribio
Interview with L.A. Battalion Co-Captain Ivan Toribio. We discussed his journey with PVA, his vision, the past friendlies, and the now famous 5 Puntos Taqueria PVA mural.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
36:14
September 17, 2019
Episode 2 -Interview with PVA Founder Serg
Interview with PVA Founder Serg. We discussed the Mexico friendlies, the New York player party and honoring the El Paso victims during the San Antonio match.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
30:18
September 12, 2019
Episode 1 - Kickoff Podcast with El Coronel Rich
Intro episode with El Coronel Rich. Discussed the Mexico friendlies, who is PVA and what's to come on this podcast.  To support more content like this visit our page - https://la-porra-de-mexico.kckb.st/zargento and use discount code: BOOST10-ZARGENTO
10:08
September 9, 2019