International branches: Mexico

Miguel Benítez 

Q: What inspired you to support Sunderland?

A: There are a lot of things that inspired me to follow to Sunderland. The team values as unit, hard work and confidence in young people. The heart and courage of the players in all of the matches, even against complicated teams and finally the closer of the team with us, the supporters. 

Q: Have you watched Sunderland ‘til I die on Netflix and what did you think of it?  

A: Absolutely, it's an amazing project that shows us the entrails of the team and how each person into the club put the best of themselves for lead ahead our team. I like the citizens that reflects the importance of the club for us, even who supports from afar.  

Q: What time are the Sunderland matches on in Mexico and do you watch them with any other supporters?

A: The matches are on the morning at 8 or 9 o'clock. I watch them with my roomie who supports the team too. 

Q: What was the first Sunderland match you ever watched? Can you remember the score?

A: The first match that I watched was Sunderland vs Liverpool on 2012, was a hard match but we won 1-0 with Bendtner’s goal. 

Q: How long have you been supporting Sunderland for?

A: Since 2012, almost 7 years of support the team. 

Q: Roughly, how many Sunderland fans are there in Mexico now that you know of?

A: There are a small group of Sunderland's fans in Mexico. 

Q: What are your plans for the Mexico branch? 

A: I would like build a club for join the Mexican fans first for meet us, change experiences and spread the Sunderland's values. Then we would get together to watch the match and organize events in the Sunderland's name like a big family. 

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