When New York City FC went to Mexico – in pictures

Earlier, this month, Patrick Vieira’s side travelled to Mexico for a historic game against Necaxa – and the Guardian asked Mikey Lopez, Khiry Shelton and Ethan White to document their trip

Earlier this month, NYC FC took a historic trip to Mexico for a friendly against Club Necaxa at Estadio Victoria in Aguascalientes. Not only was this fixture the team’s first ever game against a Liga MX side, but it was also a great opportunity for both leagues to strengthen their ties by learning more from each other.

First-team players Mikey Lopez, Khiry Shelton and Ethan White decided to chronicle the experience for the Guardian by photographing their trip. The team might have gone down 2-1, but it certainly looked like a fun experience. And some of the pictures aren’t half bad.

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