Mexico made a historic feat on the night of this March 17 by defeating Puerto Rico 5-4 in the World Baseball Classic and going to the semifinals, where they will fight for a place in the final against the ninth team from Japan.
This fact caused various public figures, such as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to send warm congratulations to Mexico, although he was not the only one. Even a Puerto Rican joined in the congratulations for our country: daddy yankee.
On his Instagram account, the reggaeton singer, who was also the ambassador of the tournament for his native country, shared on Instagram that he was watching the game, where his compatriots were winning.
However, Mexico’s good game was present and the Aztecs managed to advance to the next round, a situation that ‘Big Boss’ himself recognized in his stories.
“Congratulations to the Mexico team, really good baseball was played tonight. Puerto Rico and Mexico are fighting cocks so I congratulate the guys. we the boricuas we are gentlemen in victory and also in defeatso we congratulate this great team from Mexico”, the singer is heard saying in his video.
In the same way, he dedicated a few words to the ninth of his country, since he considers that they made a great performance during the 2023 Baseball World Cup.
“Thanks to my people, to the Puerto Rican team for that dignified representation. Thank you for uniting the island through sportWe love you very much and we are proud of you,” he said. These same words she shared through Twitter.
Mexico advanced to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic
The Mexicans made history by surpass the best mark they have had in this tournamentwhen they ranked sixth in 2006. With the pass to the next round, they are placed among the best four of the WBC 2023.
Mexico’s path in the World Baseball Classic continues and its next rival is Japan, with whom it will meet on Monday, March 20 at 5:00 p.m. Central Mexico time.