Mexico World Cup Sports Illustrated cover
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LAFC's Caros Vela graces cover of Sports Illustrated

Does the Sports Illustrated cover jinx include the FIFA World Cup? Mexican national team fans hope not.

The El Tri trio of LAFC’s Carlos Vela, Hirving Lozano and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez grace the magazine’s cover on Wednesday that features the headline “America’s Other Team”

LAFC forward Carlos Vela is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated | Sports Illustrated

It is one of four covers for Sports Illustrated’s World Cup preview. Other covers include Mo Salah from Egypt, England’s Harry Kane and several players from Iceland.