The Chivas de Guadalajara attacker was ecstatic after Mexico's Olympic win over Brazil at Wembley Stadium.LONDON -- With Olympic gold draped around his neck, Mexico midfielder Marco Fabian could barely contain his emotions following the 2-1 win by El Tri over Brazil.
"I can't describe how I feel. We dreamt about this every night. It's unbelievable," said Fabian, holding back tears as he spoke after the game.
With celebration already raging in Mexico over the London 2012 gold medal (Mexico's first in any sport during these games), Fabian offered his thoughts to fans back in the North American country.
"We did this for all of Mexico and I know that this is a day where we can all celebrate," he said.
Mexico's youth ascension in the past decade found an exclamation point with the U-23 championship in London, just one year after El Tri won its second U-17 World Cup as well as placing third in the U-20 World Cup a month later.
Asked if Mexico's Olympic win can place it within the elite of world football, Fabian was clear.
"Mexico is a big team. We're a big team and this proves it," he finished.
Mike Slane provided additional reporting from London.
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