Mexico: Sports & Entertainment                                       

Charrería (or charreada) is Mexico's national sport. It is much like a rodeo. The charreada (photos) consists of nine events for men plus one for women, all of which involve horses, cattle or both. Some of the events in the charreada have been criticized by animal advocacy groups and some states in Mexico have banned certain events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Association football (or soccer) is the most popular sport in Mexico.

Boxing is the second must popular sport in Mexico.

Baseball is the most popular sport in the northwest and southeast regions.

Basketball and bullfighting are also well liked.

Lucha libre is a Mexican Spanish term meaning freestyle wrestling.