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MLS: Javier Hernandez more than a football signing

While it is often nice to think of sport of some unbridled, pure, clean entity that is not spoiled by corruption, money, power and success, it is foolish to think that that is actually the case.

Sport may often be used as an escape by the everyday person, a vehicle to ignore their own problems and embroil themselves in a team, competition, an entity that is bigger than just their own life. But in reality, the same, infecting elements that impact all of our lives also impact sport.

Not all decisions are made with winning in mind, for instance.