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What's next for 'El Tri' after Mexico fires its controversial soccer coach Miguel Herrera

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GLENDALE, AZ - JULY 12: Head coach Miguel Herrera of Mexico during the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup group C match against Guatemala at University of Phoenix Stadium on July 12, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The popular, and controversial, coach was fired this week. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Miguel Herrera, the fiery and colorful coach for Mexico's national soccer team has been fired after an alleged confrontation with a TV commentator at the Philadelphia airport Monday.

His departure follows a rocky tenure, but one where the team, known as El Tri, saw some big successes, including lifting the trophy at the recent Gold Cup.

The firing throws the team into uncertainty just a couple months before an important game against the U.S. in Los Angeles.

For more, Andrea Canales, writer for ESPNFC, joined the show.

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