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In Beit Milleit, Layun's northern Lebanese ancestral village, dozens of people gathered in front of a giant TV screen to cheer him on in Mexico's match against the Netherlands, the 26-year-old player's posters hung everywhere.Mexico led until the last few minutes, when the Netherlands scored two quick goals to win.Brazil has the largest number of Lebanese descendants in the world while in Mexico there is a large community of people of Lebanese origin including billionaire Carlos Slim, one of the richest people in the world, and Mexican actor Salma Hayek.The house of Layun's grandfather, Youssef, who emigrated to Mexico looking for opportunities abroad, is still there, deserted.
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