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Mexico
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) El Tri (The Tri)
El Tricolor (The Tricolor)
Association Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF)
Confederation CONCACAF
Head coach Juan Carlos Osorio
Captain Andrés Guardado
Most caps Claudio Suárez (177)
Top scorer Javier Hernández (49)
Home stadium Estadio Azteca
FIFA code MEX
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 15 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (February – June 1998, May – June 2006)
Lowest 40 (July 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 16 Steady (18 April 2018)[1]
Highest (June 2016)
Lowest 47 (February 1979)
First international
 Guatemala 2–3 Mexico Mexico
(Guatemala CityGuatemala; 1 January 1923)
Biggest win
Mexico Mexico 13–0 Bahamas 
(TolucaMexico; 28 April 1987)
Biggest defeat
 England 8–0 Mexico Mexico
(LondonEngland; 10 May 1961)
World Cup
Appearances 16 (first in 1930)
Best result Quarter-finals, 1970 and 1986
CONCACAF Championship
Gold Cup
Appearances 22 (first in 1963)
Best result Champions, 196519711977199319961998200320092011, and 2015
Copa América
Appearances 10 (first in 1993)
Best result Runners-up, 1993 and 2001
Confederations Cup
Appearances 7 (first in 1995)
Best result Champions, 1999

 

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The following 27 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad on 14 May 2018 as well as two friendly matches against Wales and Scotland on 28 May and 2 June, respectively.
Caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2018, after the match against Croatia.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Guillermo Ochoa 13 July 1985 (age 32) 92 0 Belgium Standard Liège
GK José de Jesús Corona 28 January 1981 (age 37) 51 0 Mexico Cruz Azul
GK Alfredo Talavera 18 September 1982 (age 35) 27 0 Mexico Toluca

DF Rafael Márquez 13 February 1979 (age 39) 143 18 Mexico Atlas
DF Héctor Moreno 17 January 1988 (age 30) 91 3 Spain Real Sociedad
DF Miguel Layún 25 June 1988 (age 29) 62 6 Spain Sevilla
DF Diego Reyes 19 September 1992 (age 25) 55 1 Portugal Porto
DF Hugo Ayala 31 March 1987 (age 31) 40 1 Mexico UANL
DF Oswaldo Alanís 18 March 1989 (age 29) 21 2 Spain Getafe
DF Jesús Gallardo 14 August 1994 (age 23) 20 0 Mexico Monterrey
DF Carlos Salcedo 29 September 1993 (age 24) 18 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
DF Edson Álvarez 24 October 1997 (age 20) 10 1 Mexico América

MF Andrés Guardado (Captain) 28 September 1986 (age 31) 144 25 Spain Betis
MF Giovani dos Santos 11 May 1989 (age 29) 102 18 United States LA Galaxy
MF Héctor Herrera 19 April 1990 (age 28) 63 5 Portugal Porto
MF Javier Aquino 11 February 1990 (age 28) 51 0 Mexico UANL
MF Marco Fabián 21 July 1989 (age 28) 36 9 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
MF Jesús Molina 29 March 1988 (age 30) 31 0 Mexico Monterrey
MF Jonathan dos Santos 26 April 1990 (age 28) 29 0 United States LA Galaxy
MF Jürgen Damm 7 November 1992 (age 25) 9 1 Mexico UANL
MF Érick Gutiérrez 17 June 1995 (age 22) 9 0 Mexico Pachuca

FW Javier Hernández 1 June 1988 (age 29) 100 49 England West Ham United
FW Carlos Vela 1 March 1989 (age 29) 67 18 United States Los Angeles
FW Oribe Peralta 12 January 1984 (age 34) 64 26 Mexico América
FW Raúl Jiménez 5 May 1991 (age 27) 62 13 Portugal Benfica
FW Jesús Manuel Corona 6 January 1993 (age 25) 33 7 Portugal Porto
FW Hirving Lozano 30 July 1995 (age 22) 26 7 Netherlands PSV

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Mexico squad within last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Rodolfo Cota 3 July 1987 (age 30) 2 0 Mexico León 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Jonathan Orozco 12 May 1986 (age 32) 6 0 Mexico Santos Laguna v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
GK Gibrán Lajud 25 December 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Mexico Tijuana v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
GK Moisés Muñoz 1 February 1980 (age 38) 19 0 Mexico América 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
GK Miguel Fraga 3 September 1987 (age 30) 0 0 Mexico UNAM 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

DF Néstor Araujo 21 August 1991 (age 26) 27 3 Mexico Santos Laguna 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE / INJ
DF Jair Pereira 7 July 1986 (age 31) 8 0 Mexico Guadalajara 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Luis Rodríguez 21 January 1991 (age 27) 6 0 Mexico UANL v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
DF César Montes 24 February 1997 (age 21) 5 0 Mexico Monterrey v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
DF Raúl López 23 February 1993 (age 25) 7 0 Mexico Pachuca v.  Costa Rica, 5 September 2017
DF Luis Reyes 3 April 1991 (age 27) 9 0 Mexico América 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
DF Hedgardo Marín 21 February 1993 (age 25) 6 1 Mexico Guadalajara 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
DF Alejandro Mayorga 29 May 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Mexico Guadalajara 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
DF Jorge Torres Nilo 16 January 1988 (age 30) 49 1 Mexico UANL 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE
DF Rodrigo Salinas 9 May 1988 (age 30) 0 0 Mexico Toluca 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE
DF Carlos Vargas 14 February 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Mexico América 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE

MF Elías Hernández 29 April 1988 (age 30) 23 4 Mexico Cruz Azul 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Jorge Hernández 10 June 1989 (age 28) 10 0 Mexico Pachuca 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Omar Govea 18 January 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Belgium Mouscron 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Jonathan González 13 April 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Mexico Monterrey 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Rodolfo Pizarro 15 February 1994 (age 24) 15 3 Mexico Guadalajara v.  Croatia, 27 March 2018
MF Orbelín Pineda 24 March 1996 (age 22) 15 1 Mexico Guadalajara v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
MF Víctor Guzmán 3 February 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Mexico Pachuca v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018 INJ
MF Uriel Antuna 21 August 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Netherlands Groningen v.  Poland, 13 November 2017
MF Jesús Dueñas 16 March 1989 (age 29) 23 1 Mexico UANL v.  Panama, 1 September 2017
MF Ángel Sepúlveda 5 February 1991 (age 27) 8 2 Mexico Morelia 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
MF Jesús Isijara 26 September 1989 (age 28) 0 0 Mexico Santos Laguna 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE
MF Eduardo López 17 September 1994 (age 23) 0 0 Mexico Guadalajara 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE
MF Javier Salas 27 August 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Mexico Cruz Azul 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE
MF Gael Sandoval 5 November 1995 (age 22) 0 0 Mexico Guadalajara 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE

FW Alan Pulido 8 March 1991 (age 27) 9 5 Mexico Guadalajara 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Henry Martín 18 November 1992 (age 25) 2 0 Mexico América v.  Bosnia and Herzegovina, 31 January 2018
FW Erick Torres 19 January 1993 (age 25) 7 1 Mexico UNAM 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
FW Martín Barragán 14 July 1991 (age 26) 4 0 Mexico Necaxa 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
FW Ángel Zaldívar 8 February 1994 (age 24) 1 0 Mexico Guadalajara 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup PRE

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
SUS Player is serving a suspension.
WD Player withdrew for personal reasons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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