Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
'Chicharito' gets Mexico callup
by Paul Kennedy, February 18th, 2010 4:42PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mexico, world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, the new darling of Mexican soccer, headlines the team of 18 players -- all domestically based -- Mexican national team Coach Javier Aguirre named for the upcoming international match on Wednesday at Candlestick Park in San Francisco against Bolivia.

"Chicharito" ("Little Pea") has eight goals already for Guadalajara, which set a Mexican league record for the most consecutive victories to start the season, winning its sixth game with a 1-0 victory over Pachuca and surpassing the mark set by Club America, which won its first five matches in 2002 before tying its sixth.

Other Mexican stars called up include former Chicago Fire star Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Gerardo Torrado and Jonny Magallon.

The game in San Francisco kicks off Mexico's six-city tour that will also visit Los Angeles, Charlotte, New York, Chicago and Houston ending on May 13.
 
Bolivian coach Eduardo Villegas' squad includes former MLS midfielder Joselito Vaca, and 17-year-old Samuel Galindo, who was recently signed by Arsenal.
 
Mexico Roster:
Goalkeepers: Luis Ernesto Michel (Guadalajara/MEX), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey/MEX)
Defenders: Paul Aguilar (Pachuca/MEX), Efrain Juarez (UNAM/MEX), Hugo Ayala (Atlas/MEX), Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara/MEX), Jorge Torres Nilo (Atlas/MEX), Adrian Aldrete (Morelia/MEX)
Midfielders: Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul/MEX), Israel Castro (UNAM/MEX), Luis Miguel Noriega (Puebla/MEX) Braulio Luna (San Luis/MEX)
Forwards: Aldo Jesus De Nigris (Monterrey/MEX), Javier Hernandez (Guadalajara/MEX), Pablo Barrera (UNAM/MEX), Enrique Esqueda (Club America/ MEX), Angel Eduardo Reyna (Club America/MEX), Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Veracruz/MEX)
 
Bolivia Roster:
Goalkeepers: Hugo Suarez (Oriente Petrolero/BOL), Daniel Vaca (Wilstermann/BOL)
Defenders: Santos Amador (The Strongest/BOL), Edemir Rodriguez (Real Potosi/BOL), Luis Gutierrez (Oriente Petrolero/BOL), Ronald Eguino (Real Potosi/BOL), Marvin Bejarano (Universitario/BOL), Nicolas Suarez (Oriente Petrolero/BOL)
Midfielders: Jair Torrico (Wilstermann/BOL), Ignacio Garcia (Aurora/BOL), Walter Veizaga (Wilstermann/BOL), Rolando Ribera (San Jose/BOL), Edgar Olivares (Wilstermann/BOL), Joselito Vaca (Oriente Petrolero/BOL), Alejandro Chumacero (The Strongest/BOL), Jhasmani Campos (Oriente Petrolero/BOL), Helmut Gutierrez (Real Potosi/BOL), Samuel Galindo (Arsenal/ENG)
Forwards: Gilbert Alvarez (Callejas/BOL), Alcides Pena (Oriente Petrolero/BOL), Juan Carlos Arce (Oriente Petrolero/BOL)



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: How Neymar scored his 43rd goal for Brazil     
Neymar scored the decider in Brazil's 3-1 win over France. It was Brazil's seventh straight win ...
Video Pick: Amazing overhead golazos from South America    
Vitor Hugo of Brazil's Palmeiras and Ismael Blanco of Ecuador's demonstrate how to score spectacularly when ...
Klinsmann: 'We did a lot of good stuff'    
The USA's 3-2 loss at Denmark on Wednesday gives Coach Jurgen Klinsmann's team a post-2014 World ...
TV Report: ESPN3 will air 120-plus NASL games    
ESPN3 will carry a minimum of 120 North American Soccer League games during the 2015 season, ...
Road to Russia: Heroics from U.S. collegians and prep star    
Heroics by a pair of former U.S. college goalkeepers highlighted the start of the long World ...
MLS Week 4: Vancouver loses Manneh for Timbers' match    
Vancouver will be without young Gambian star Kekuta Manneh for Saturday's Cascadia Cup game against Portland ...
French Guiana stuns Honduras in Gold Cup playoff    
Not so fast yet on that USA-Honduras match to open the Gold Cup. French Guiana, which ...
World Cup on ESPN garners six Sports Emmy nominations    
ESPN received six Sports Emmy Award nominations for its coverage of the 2014 World Cup from ...
Rewind: Breaking down the USA's late-game collapses    
The USA continued its recent trend of late collapses with the worst one of all, blowing ...
Video Pick: Too much celebration proves costly    
Players from Mozambique club Ferroviario Maputo celebrated so much after scoring against Zambia's K-Stars they weren't ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives