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World Cup 2022: Mexico’s national football team, coach, FIFA world rankings

WORLD CUP 2022: Mexico's national football team, coach, FIFA world rankings

The Mexican Football Federation oversees Mexico’s national football team, which represents the country in international competition. It is a CONCACAF member country. The names of the players picked to represent Mexico in their national football squad are revealed in this article.

Profile summary

Full names: Mexico national team
Nickname(s): El Tri (The Tricolor)
Association: Federación Mexicana de Fútbol
Confederation: CONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederation: NAFU (North America)
Head coach: Gerardo Martino
Captain: Andrés Guardado
Most caps: Claudio Suárez (177)
Home stadium: Estadio Azteca
FIFA code: MEX
Twitter: @miseleccionmxEN
Website: https://www.mextour.org/
Best ranking: 5th in 1997 and 2005
All-time top scorer: Javier Hernández (52)
Most appearance: Claudio Suárez with 177 caps

Mexico’s national football team: players

The country has some of North America’s greatest players. According to recent reports, their current team consists of the following players…

Goalkeepers

Guillermo Ochoa (America)
Alfredo Talavera (Pumas)
Rodolfo Cota (Leon)
Jonathan Orozco (Tijuana)

Defenders

Johan Vasquez (Genoa)
Nestor Araujo (Celta de Vigo)
Gerardo Arteaga (KRC Genk)
Cesar Montes (Monterrey)
Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy)
Hector Moreno (Monterrey)
Jesus Alberto Angulo (Tigres)
Israel Reyes (Puebla)
Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey)
Jorge Sanchez (America)
Erick Aguirre (Monterrey)

Midfielders

José Andrés Guardado Hernández (Real Betis)
Hector Herrera (Atletico Madrid)
Edson Alvarez (Ajax)
Erick Gutierrez (PSV Eindhoven)
Diego Lainez (Betis)
Carlos Rodriguez (Cruz Azul)
Luis Romo (Monterrey)
Uriel Antuna (Cruz Azul)
Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey)

Forwards

Raul Jimenez (Wolverhampton)
Jesus Corona (Sevilla)
Hirving Lozano (Napoli)
Santiago Gimenez (Cruz Azul)
Henry Martin (America)
Alexis Vega (Chivas)

Did Mexico qualify for Qatar in 2022?

Mexico has qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. They defeated El Salvador 2-0 on the penultimate matchday of CONCACAF’s final qualification round, wrapping up a tumultuous qualifying season on a high note.

Mexico’s national football team: roster

According to sources, the team will play some friendlies, and CONCACAF Nations League matches before the World Cup. Mexico’s national team’s schedule includes games against:

Nigeria on 29th May
Uruguay on 3th June
Ecuador on 6th June
Suriname on 12th June
Jamaica on 15th June
Paraguay on 1st September

Who is Mexico playing in the World Cup 2022?

From November 21 to December 18, Qatar will host the World Cup 2022, with 32 teams participating in eight groups. Group C has been given to the team.

Below is the schedule of their first matches.

Poland on 22nd November
Argentina on 26th November
Saudi Arabia on 30th November

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