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Published: Nov. 22, 2016 at 02:07 a.m.
Updated: Nov. 22, 2016 at 01:32 p.m.

Photos: Memorable moments from Mexico City

For only the second time in history, an NFL game was played in Mexico. The Oakland Raiders defeated the Houston Texans 27-20 and fans enjoyed a week's celebration of American football.

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    Gregory Bull/Associated Press

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    Houston Texans fans hang out at the Angel of Independence monument.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    Pedestrians walk and stop by the collection of helmet sculptures lining the sidewalk of Paseo de la Reforma on in Mexico City created by local artists.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    Houston Texans cheerleaders and mascot lead a yoga class at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City.

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    Mario Castillo/Associated Press

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    Wall with different signatures of special guests during a dinner with Visit Mexico at Monumento a la Revolucion in Mexico City.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    NFL fans look a Super Bowl rings during NFL Fan Fest in Chapultepec Park.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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    A general view of outside Azteca Stadium hours prior to kickoff.

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    Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press

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    A dressed up Oakland Raiders fan poses for photos as she arrives at Azteca Stadium.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    A fan waves the Mexican flag with the Houston Texans logo on it.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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    Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins's cleats with the Mexican Flag on them sit in his locker.

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    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

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    A general view of Estadio Azteca Stadium during the singing of the Mexican National Anthem.

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    Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press

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    Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform during the halftime.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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    Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork (75) leads the team in the pregame huddle.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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    Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) reaches for a pass during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Mexico City.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller (26) runs the ball against the Oakland Raiders in Mexico City.

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    Ric Tapia/NFL

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    Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) runs the ball against the Houston Texans as quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) and wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) celebrate after Cooper's game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

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    Ben Liebenberg/NFL

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    Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack (52) and quarterback Derek Carr (4) run off the field with large smiles after defeating the Houston Texans.

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