The mexican cup is the biggest soccer championship and is controlled by the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol asociacion. It was started in 1943 and at 2008 they had 18 clubs divide into 3 groups. Every season the league holds two tournaments, the Apetura in the winter and the Clausura in the summer. Through out late 1external image football_fifa_world_cup_trophy_1962_chile_poster.jpg950s and early 1960s, many of the smaller clubs faced obstacles which caused a lack of competition, because of this Deportivo Guadalajara was able to win 8 championships within a short periond of time. Now this is a huge deal and is taken very seriousley for many countries. It is the biggest soccer chamionship. (Primera division de Mexico)