Mexico national football team

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Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)El Tricolor
El Tri
La Verde
AssociationMexican Federation of Association Football (FMF)
Head coachMiguel Herrera
CaptainAndres Guardado
Most capsClaudio Suárez (178)
Top scorerJared Borgetti (46)
Home stadiumEstadio Azteca
FIFA ranking16 Increase 1 (18 September 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking4 (February–June 1998, May–June 2006)
Lowest FIFA ranking33 (July 2009)
Elo ranking11 (9 July 2014)
Highest Elo ranking5 (July 2011)
Lowest Elo ranking47 (February 1979)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Guatemala 2–3 Mexico Mexico
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 1 January 1923)
Biggest win
Mexico Mexico 13–0 Bahamas 
(Toluca, Mexico; 28 April 1987)
Biggest defeat
 England 8–0 Mexico Mexico
(London, England; 10 May 1961)
World Cup
Appearances15 (First in 1930)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 1970 and 1986
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances20 (First in 1963)
Best resultChampions, 1965, 1971, 1977, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2011
Copa América
Appearances8 (First in 1993)
Best resultRunners-up, 1993 and 2001
Confederations Cup
Appearances6 (First in 1995)
Best resultChampions, 1999
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This article is about the men's team. For the women's team, see Mexico women's national football team.
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)El Tricolor
El Tri
La Verde
AssociationMexican Federation of Association Football (FMF)
Head coachMiguel Herrera
CaptainAndres Guardado
Most capsClaudio Suárez (178)
Top scorerJared Borgetti (46)
Home stadiumEstadio Azteca
FIFA ranking16 Increase 1 (18 September 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking4 (February–June 1998, May–June 2006)
Lowest FIFA ranking33 (July 2009)
Elo ranking11 (9 July 2014)
Highest Elo ranking5 (July 2011)
Lowest Elo ranking47 (February 1979)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Guatemala 2–3 Mexico Mexico
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 1 January 1923)
Biggest win
Mexico Mexico 13–0 Bahamas 
(Toluca, Mexico; 28 April 1987)
Biggest defeat
 England 8–0 Mexico Mexico
(London, England; 10 May 1961)
World Cup
Appearances15 (First in 1930)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 1970 and 1986
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances20 (First in 1963)
Best resultChampions, 1965, 1971, 1977, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2011
Copa América
Appearances8 (First in 1993)
Best resultRunners-up, 1993 and 2001
Confederations Cup
Appearances6 (First in 1995)
Best resultChampions, 1999

The Mexico national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de México) represents Mexico in association football and is governed by the Mexican Federation of Association Football (FMF), the governing body for football in Mexico. Mexico's home stadium is the Estadio Azteca and their head coach is Miguel Herrera. The team is currently ranked 16th in the FIFA World Rankings[2] and 11th in the World Football Elo Ratings.[3]

Mexico has qualified to fifteen World Cups and has qualified consecutively since 1994, making it one of six countries to do so. The Mexican national team, along with Brazil and Germany, are the only nations to make it out of the group stage over the last six World Cups. Mexico played France in the very first match of the first World Cup on 13 July 1930. Mexico's best progression was reaching the quarter-finals in both the 1970 and 1986 World Cups, both of which were staged on Mexican soil.

Mexico is historically the most successful national team in the CONCACAF region, holding nine CONCACAF championships, including six CONCACAF Gold Cups, one North American Nations Cup and three NAFC Championships. Mexico is the only team from CONCACAF to have won an official FIFA competition, the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup. Although Mexico is under the jurisdiction of CONCACAF, the national football team has been regularly invited to compete in the Copa América since 1993 finishing as runner-up twice and obtaining the third place medal on three occasions.


Early years

Football in Mexico was first organized in the early 20th century by European immigrant groups, notably miners from Cornwall, England, and in later years Spanish exiles fleeing the Spanish Civil War.

Mexico's first match was played against Guatemala, which the Mexican team won 3–2.[4] A series of international friendlies were played against the national representation of Guatemala on December 9, 12, and 16 of 1923. The match on December 9 was played in Parque España which Mexico won 2–1. On December 12, the match ended in a 2–0 win for Mexico, and the final game of the series ended in a 3–3 draw.[5] The manager for this team was Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.[5]

It would be another four years before the national team would be represented in international friendlies. On 19 June 1927, the Mexican squad faced Spain, drawing 3–3. During this series, the squad also played against the Uruguayan club Nacional de Montevideo, losing 1–3.[4]


The Mexican national team before the first ever World Cup game v. France in 1930.

In 1927, the official governing body of the sport of football in Mexico was founded. The 1928 Summer Olympics was Mexico's first international tournament, where Mexico lost to Spain 1-7 in the round-of-16.[6]

Mexico participated in the 1930 FIFA World Cup in Uruguay, grouped with Argentina, Chile, and France. Mexico's first match was a 4–1 loss to France, with Mexico's first World Cup goal by Juan Carreño.[7] In their second match, Mexico fell to Chile 3–0. Mexico's third match, against Argentina, featured the first penalty of the tournament, scored by Mexico's Manuel Rosas.[8]


Mexico did not appear again in a FIFA World Cup tournament until the 1950 FIFA World Cup. Before 1970, Mexico struggled to make much of an impact in the World Cup when competing against European and South American teams. However, goalkeeper Antonio Carbajal has the distinction of being the first player ever to appear in five consecutive World Cups.[9]

In 1965, Mexico won the 1965 CONCACAF Championship to become continental champions for the first time.

In 1970, Mexico hosted the World Cup and kicked off their campaign with a scoreless draw against the Soviet Union. This was followed by a win over El Salvador (4–0). Mexico advanced to the next round with a victory against Belgium. At the quarter-finals stage, Mexico was eliminated by Italy in a 4–1 match.

Mexico failed to qualify for the 1974 FIFA World Cup, but did make it into the 1978 finals. Mexico suffered an early exit after three defeats: 0–6 against West Germany, 1–3 against Tunisia, and 1–3 to Poland. Mexico failed to qualify for the 1982 World Cup.

In 1986, Mexico again hosted the World Cup. Coached by Bora Milutinović, Mexico was placed in Group B where they defeated Belgium 2–1, drew 1–1 with Paraguay, and defeated Iraq 1–0. With this performance, Mexico won the top spot in its group, and advanced to the next round where they defeated Bulgaria 2–0. In the quarter-finals stage, Mexico lost to West Germany 1–4 in a penalty shootout after the match finished 0–0.


Mexico was disqualified from the 1990 FIFA World Cup (and other international competition) after using players over the age limit in the qualifying round for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship, known as the "Cachirules" scandal. The punishment was applied to all Mexican national representatives of all FIFA-sanctioned tournaments.

In the 1990s, after hiring coach César Luis Menotti, Mexican football began experiencing greater international success. In the 1993 Copa América they finished second, losing to Argentina 2–1 in the final.

At the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Mexico won its group on tiebreakers, emerging from a group composed of Italy, Ireland, and Norway. However, Mexico lost in the second round to Bulgaria on penalty kicks.

At the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Mexico was placed in a group with the Netherlands, South Korea and Belgium. Mexico won their opening fixture 3-1 against South Korea. Mexico tied Belgium 2–2, and against the Netherlands earned another 2–2 draw, qualifying for the round-of-16. In the next round, Mexico lost 2-1 to Germany.

In 1999, Mexico became the first host nation to win the FIFA Confederations Cup.[citation needed] Mexico defeated the United States 1–0 in the semi-finals. Mexico won its first official FIFA tournament by beating Brazil 4–3 in the final.

Twenty-first century


Mexico was placed in 2002 FIFA World Cup – Group G alongside Italy, Croatia, and Ecuador. Mexico started with a 1–0 win over Croatia. In the second match, Mexico earned a 2–1 win over Ecuador. Mexico then achieved a 1–1 draw against Italy. In the second round Mexico played rivals United States, losing 2–0.

Mexico v. Argentina at the 2006 World Cup.

Mexico was one of eight seeded teams at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Mexico was in Group D with Iran, Angola and Portugal. Mexico won their opening match 3–1 against Iran. In their second match, Mexico played to a 0–0 draw against Angola. Mexico reached the round-of-16, despite losing to Portugal 2–1. In the second round, Mexico lost to Argentina 2–1.

Mexico's coach Ricardo Lavolpe stepped down after the tournament, and was succeeded by Hugo Sánchez.

After losing the final match of the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup 1–2 against the United States, Mexico successfully rebounded at the 2007 Copa América. Beginning by beating Brazil 2–0, they then defeated Ecuador and tied with Chile to come first in Group B. In the quarter-finals, Mexico beat Paraguay 6–0, but lost in the semi-finals 3–0 to Argentina. Mexico secured third place against Uruguay, winning 3–1.

In July 2009, Mexico won their fifth Gold Cup, and eighth CONCACAF Championship overall, after beating the United States 5–0 in the final.

Mexico vs France at the 2010 World Cup

2010 World Cup

For the 2010 World Cup, Mexico was drawn into Group A along with the host South Africa, France and Uruguay. In the first match, they drew 1–1 against South Africa. The second match they defeated France 2–0. Their last group game Mexico were defeated by Uruguay 1–0, but still advanced to the round-of-16. In the second round, Mexico faced Argentina. As a result of their 1–3 defeat, the Mexican team was eliminated in the round-of-16 for the fifth straight World Cup.

2014 World Cup cycle

The 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup saw Mexico win the group with three wins and no losses. During the tournament, five Mexican players tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol and were suspended.[10] Mexico beat Guatemala in the quarter-finals 2–1, and beat Honduras 2–0. For the third-straight year, the final was against the United States. Mexico won the match 4–2, thus being crowned champions, and earning a spot in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, where they were eliminated at the group stage.

Mexico went 2–1 in the group stages of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, losing to Panama. Mexico then defeated Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 in the quarter-final match, before facing Panama again in the semi-final.[11] Mexico lost the semi-final match, 2-1. The two losses to Panama were the first two times Panama had ever defeated Mexico in a Gold Cup match.[12]

Mexico won only two of ten matches during the fourth round of 2014 World Cup qualifying, but qualified for an intercontinental play-off as the fourth-highest placed team in the CONCACAF region.[13] They defeated New Zealand 9–3 on aggregate to qualify for a sixth consecutive World Cup.[13]

Home stadium

Azteca Stadium is the home to the Mexican national team
Main article: Estadio Azteca

The Estadio Azteca, (Aztec Stadium in English), also known in Spanish as "El Coloso de Santa Úrsula" is a stadium in Mexico City, Mexico built in the 1960s. It is the official home stadium of the Mexico national football team and the Mexican club team Club América. It has a capacity of 105,000 seats,[14] making it the largest association football-specific stadium in the Americas and the third largest stadium in the world for that sport. The stadium has held many important sporting events, including hosting the FIFA World Cup final in 1970 and again in 1986.

Team image

Media coverage

All of Mexico's matches are shown live on over-the-air networks Televisa and TV Azteca in Mexico. In the United States all of Mexico's international friendlies and home World Cup qualifiers are shown on Spanish language network Univision while away World Cup qualifiers are shown on Telemundo.[15][16] On January 30, 2013, English language network ESPN and Univision announced and agreement to telecast the Mexico national team home World Cup qualifiers and international friendly matches in English in the United States.[17]


Mexican fans are infamously known for the chant "¡eeeh puto!," which is typically screamed when an opponent's goalkeeper is about to perform a goalkick. Due to the homophobic meaning of the word puto in Spanish (a vulgar term for a male prostitute), the chant received negative attention in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Amid an investigation conducted on the subject by FIFA authorities, Mexican fans defended the chant by claiming that it was traditionally used in the Liga MX.[18] On June 23, 2014, FIFA dropped the case against Mexico, concluding that the chant "was not considered insulting in the specific context." Nonetheless, Football Against Racism in Europe, a leading anti-discrimination organization, criticized FIFA's ruling as "disappointing."[19]


The Mexican national team utilizes a tricolor system, composed of green, white and red, which originate from the national flag of Mexico, known as the tricolor. Socks are usually red.[20]

The current shirt has two red trims on the shirt near the shoulders; current away colors are all black with red and gold trim. In current kit, the socks are red.[21]

Results and fixtures



Current squad

The following players were selected for the friendly matches against Honduras on October 9 and Panama on October 12, 2014.[25]
Caps and goals updated as of September 9, 2014 after the game against Bolivia.

0#0Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKGuillermo Ochoa(1985-07-13) July 13, 1985 (age 29)640Spain Málaga
1GKAlfredo Talavera(1982-09-18) September 18, 1982 (age 32)140Mexico Toluca
2DFJorge Torres Nilo(1988-01-16) January 16, 1988 (age 26)381Mexico UANL
2DFPaul Aguilar(1986-03-06) March 6, 1986 (age 28)343Mexico América
2DFMiguel Layún(1988-06-25) June 25, 1988 (age 26)203Mexico América
2DFHugo Ayala(1987-03-31) March 31, 1987 (age 27)130Mexico UANL
2DFJulio Domínguez(1987-11-08) November 8, 1987 (age 26)50Mexico Cruz Azul
2DFEnrique Pérez(1988-10-13) October 13, 1988 (age 25)30Mexico Atlas
2DFOswaldo Alanís(1989-03-18) March 18, 1989 (age 25)20Mexico Santos Laguna
2DFMiguel Ángel Herrera(1989-04-03) April 3, 1989 (age 25)10Mexico Pachuca
2DFLuis Venegas(1984-06-21) June 21, 1984 (age 30)10Mexico Atlas
3MFJavier Aquino(1990-02-11) February 11, 1990 (age 24)250Spain Rayo Vallecano
3MFMarco Fabián(1989-07-21) July 21, 1989 (age 25)206Mexico Cruz Azul
3MFHéctor Herrera(1990-04-19) April 19, 1990 (age 24)190Portugal Porto
3MFAntonio Ríos(1988-10-24) October 24, 1988 (age 25)40Mexico Toluca
3MFRodolfo Pizarro(1994-02-15) February 15, 1994 (age 20)20Mexico Pachuca
3MFJavier Güemez(1991-10-17) October 17, 1991 (age 22)00Mexico Tijuana
4FWJavier Hernandez(1987-11-16) November 16, 1987 (age 26)6636Spain Real Madrid
4FWOribe Peralta(1984-01-12) January 12, 1984 (age 30)3416Mexico América
4FWJavier Orozco(1987-11-16) November 16, 1987 (age 26)90Mexico Santos Laguna
4FWErick Torres(1993-01-19) January 19, 1993 (age 21)10United States Chivas USA
4FWArturo González(1994-09-05) September 5, 1994 (age 20)00Mexico Atlas

Recent call-ups

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

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GKAlfredo Talavera(1982-09-18) September 18, 1982 (age 32)140Mexico Tolucav.  Chile, September 6, 2014 (Injury)
GKJosé de Jesús Corona(1981-01-26) January 26, 1981 (age 33)340Mexico Cruz Azul2014 FIFA World Cup
GKJonathan Orozco(1986-05-12) May 12, 1986 (age 28)60Mexico Monterreyv.  Panama, October 11, 2013
DFJorge Torres Nilo(1988-01-16) January 16, 1988 (age 26)381Mexico UANLv.  Chile, September 6, 2014 (Injury)
DFRafael Márquez(1979-02-13) February 13, 1979 (age 35)12415Italy Verona2014 FIFA World Cup
DFHéctor Moreno(1988-01-17) January 17, 1988 (age 26)571Spain Espanyol2014 FIFA World Cup
DFDiego Reyes(1992-09-19) September 19, 1992 (age 22)150Portugal Porto2014 FIFA World Cup
DFJuan Carlos Valenzuela(1984-03-15) March 15, 1984 (age 30)180Mexico América2014 FIFA World Cup (Standby)
DFEnrique Pérez(1988-10-13) October 13, 1988 (age 25)30Mexico Atlasv.  United States, April 2, 2014
DFRogelio Chávez(1984-10-28) October 28, 1984 (age 29)10Mexico Cruz Azulv.  United States, April 2, 2014
DFAdrián Aldrete(1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 26)140Mexico Santos Lagunav.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
DFEdwin Hernández(1986-07-10) July 10, 1986 (age 28)10Mexico Leónv.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
DFJonny Magallón(1981-11-21) November 21, 1981 (age 32)543Mexico Leónv.  Costa Rica, October 15, 2013
DFSevero Meza(1986-07-09) July 9, 1986 (age 28)160Mexico Monterreyv.  Costa Rica, October 15, 2013
MFCarlos Peña(1990-03-29) March 29, 1990 (age 24)161Mexico León2014 FIFA World Cup
MFIsaác Brizuela(1990-08-28) August 28, 1990 (age 24)70Mexico Toluca2014 FIFA World Cup
MFLuis Montes(1986-05-15) May 15, 1986 (age 28)113Mexico León2014 FIFA World Cup (Injury)
MFJuan Carlos Medina(1983-08-22) August 22, 1983 (age 31)60Mexico Atlas2014 FIFA World Cup (Injury)
MFAlonso Escoboza(1993-01-22) January 22, 1993 (age 21)31Mexico Santos Laguna2014 FIFA World Cup (Standby)
MFJesús Zavala(1987-07-21) July 21, 1987 (age 27)302Mexico Monterreyv.  United States, April 2, 2014
MFSinha(1976-05-23) May 23, 1976 (age 38)596Mexico Querétarov.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
MFJesús Molina(1988-03-29) March 29, 1988 (age 26)80Mexico Américav.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
MFLuis Ángel Mendoza(1990-02-03) February 3, 1990 (age 24)00Mexico Américav.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
MFRodrigo Salinas(1988-05-09) May 9, 1988 (age 26)00Mexico Pachucav.  New Zealand, November 20, 2013
MFLucas Lobos(1981-08-03) August 3, 1981 (age 33)00Mexico Tolucav.  Finland, October 30, 2013
MFGerardo Torrado(1979-04-30) April 30, 1979 (age 35)1466Mexico Cruz Azulv.  Costa Rica, October 15, 2013
MFFernando Arce(1980-04-24) April 24, 1980 (age 34)477Mexico Guadalajarav.  Costa Rica, October 15, 2013
MFChristian Giménez(1981-02-01) February 1, 1981 (age 33)50Mexico Cruz Azulv.  Costa Rica, October 15, 2013
MFÁngel Reyna(1984-09-19) September 19, 1984 (age 30)252Mexico Guadalajarav.  Panama, October 11, 2013
MFDamián Álvarez(1979-05-21) May 21, 1979 (age 35)20Mexico UANLv.  Panama, October 11, 2013
FWRaúl Jiménez(1991-05-05) May 5, 1991 (age 23)254Spain Atlético Madrid2014 FIFA World Cup
FWAlan Pulido(1991-03-08) March 8, 1991 (age 23)64Mexico UANL2014 FIFA World Cup
FWAldo de Nigris(1983-07-22) July 22, 1983 (age 31)289Mexico Guadalajara2014 FIFA World Cup (Standby)

Previous World Cup squads


Player records

Most appearances

Claudio Suárez is the most capped player in the history of Mexico with 178 caps.

Players in bold text are still active with Mexico. As of September 9, 2014.

1Claudio Suárez1992–2006178
2Pável Pardo1996–2009148
3Gerardo Torrado1999–146
4Jorge Campos1991–2004130
5Rafael Márquez1997–124
Carlos Salcido2004–2014124
7Ramón Ramírez1991–2000121
8Cuauhtémoc Blanco1995–2014120
9Andrés Guardado2005–110
10Alberto García-Aspe1988–2002109

Top goalscorers

Jared Borgetti is Mexico's top scorer with 46 goals.

Players in bold text are still active with Mexico. As of September 9, 2014.

1Jared Borgetti1997–200889460.51
2Cuauhtémoc Blanco1995–2014120390.32
3Javier Hernández2009–66360.55
4Carlos Hermosillo1984–199790350.38
Luis Hernández1995–200285350.41
6Enrique Borja1966–197565310.47
7Luis Roberto Alves1988–200184300.35
8Luis Flores1983–199362290.46
Luis García1991–199979290.36
Hugo Sánchez1977–199858290.50
Benjamín Galindo1983-199865290.44

Competitive record

This section shows Mexico's results at major tournaments. To see Mexico's results at minor tournaments, see the History of the Mexico national football team main page.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record
Uruguay 1930Group Stage13th3003413
Italy 1934Did Not Qualify
France 1938Withdrew
Brazil 1950Group Stage12th3003210
Switzerland 195413th200228
Sweden 195816th301218
Chile 196211th310234
England 196612th302113
Mexico 1970Quarter-Finals6th421164
West Germany 1974Did Not Qualify
Argentina 1978Group Stage16th3003212
Spain 1982Did Not Qualify
Mexico 1986Quarter-Finals6th532062
Italy 1990Banned
United States 1994Round of 1613th412144
France 199813th412187
South Korea Japan 200211th421144
Germany 200615th411255
South Africa 201014th411245
Brazil 201410th421153

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
YearRoundPositionMPWD *LGFGASquad
Saudi Arabia 1992Did Not Qualify
Saudi Arabia 1995Third Place3rd312042Squad
Saudi Arabia 1997Group Stage5th310286Squad
Mexico 1999Champions1st5410136Squad
South Korea Japan 2001Group Stage8th300318Squad
France 2003Did Not Qualify
Germany 2005Fourth Place4th522176Squad
South Africa 2009Did Not Qualify
Brazil 2013Group Stage6th310235Squad
Total1 Title6/9229583533-


El Salvador 1963Group Stage7th311192
Guatemala 1965Champions1st5410132
Honduras 1967Runners-up2nd5401101
Costa Rica 1969Fourth Place4th512245
Trinidad and Tobago 1971Champions1st541061
Haiti 1973Third Place3rd5221105
Mexico 1977Champions1st5500205
Honduras 1981Third place3rd513163
1985Hosted 1986 World cup
United States 1991Third Place3rd5311105
Mexico United States1993Champions1st5410282
United States 1996Champions1st440090
United States 1998Champions1st440082
United States 2000Quarter-Final7th311163
United States 2002Quarter-Final5th321041
Mexico United States2003Champions1st541090
United States 2005Quarter-Final6th420274
United States 2007Runners-up2nd640275
United States 2009Champions1st6510152
United States 2011Champions1st6600224
United States 2013Semi-Final3rd530285
Total9 Titles20/229464161421157

Copa América

CONMEBOL Copa América record
Ecuador 1993Runners-up622287
Uruguay 1995Quarter Final412154
Bolivia 1997Third Place622289
Paraguay 1999Third Place6312109
Colombia 2001Runners-up631275
Peru 2004Quarter Final421157
Venezuela 2007Third Place6411135
Argentina 2011Group Stage300314

Olympic Games

Olympic Games record
Netherlands 1928Round 114th2002210
Germany 1936Did Not Enter
United Kingdom 1948Round 111th100135
Finland1952Did Not Qualify
Japan1964Group Stage11th301226
Mexico1968Fourth Place4th5302107
Germany1972Round 27th6213414
Canada1976Group Stage9th302147
Soviet Union1980Did Not Qualify
United States1984
Spain 1992Group Stage10th303033
United States 1996Quarter-Finals7th412123
Australia 2000Did Not Qualify
Greece 2004Group Stage10th311133
China 2008Did Not Qualify
United Kingdom 2012Champions1st6510124
Total1 Gold Medal10/25371211144564


Friendly Cups

See also


  1. ^ After 1988, the tournament has been restricted to squads with no more than 3 players over the age of 23, and these matches are not regarded as part of the national team's record, nor are caps awarded.
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  3. ^ "World Football Elo Ratings". World Football Elo Ratings. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
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  5. ^ a b "History of the National football team". Femexfut. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
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  9. ^ – Antonio Carbajal, el eterno Cinco Copas
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  15. ^ "Univision es la nueva sede de la Selección Nacional de Fútbol de México". Univision. 10 May 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "Telemundo Extends Exclusive Rights to Broadcast Mexican National Team World Cup Qualifying Away Matches Through 2013". 21 March 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "Univision Deportes and ESPN Announce Agreement to Increase Reach of Mexican Soccer in the U.S.". 30 January 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
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  20. ^ Adidas Releases Mexico’s 2010 World Cup Kit – Mexico
  21. ^ Mexico adidas 2011/12 Home and Away Jerseys / Camisetas | FOOTBALL FASHION.ORG
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  23. ^ "Soccer: Mexico, Chile play to draw at Levi's Stadium". San Jose Mercury News. 6 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  24. ^ "National team appearance thrills many fans of Mexico". Denver Post. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  25. ^ "Convocatoria de la Selección Mexicana". FEMEXFUT. 1 October 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  26. ^ Gomez, Eric (1 July 2012). "Mexico U23 3–0 Turkey U23: El Tri win their first Toulon tournament". Retrieved 11 August 2012. 

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