Bornstein endures as hero in Honduras

Updated: January 24, 2010, 1:59 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Honduran boos directed toward the U.S. soccer team quickly turned to cheers every time the ball came to the feet of U.S. defender Jonathan Bornstein.

Whether to cheer or boo should have been an easy blue-and-white decision for Honduras fans, but despite wearing the white jersey of the opposing team, Honduras fans couldn't possibly boo Bornstein.

After all, the 25-year-old native of Torrance, is a national hero in Honduras even if he has stepped foot in the country only once to ...

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