Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America 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
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal    
"[I] have transformed the Dutch school from 4-3-3 to 3-5-2 and, depending on the opponent, it ...
A costly miss from two yards out    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Robert Herrera of Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting managed to hit the ...
Seattle clinches regular-season title    
[NWSL: Week 16] The Seattle Reign FC clinched the 2014 NWSL regular-season title with four games ...
D.C. United and New England go for three    
[MLS: Wednesday] D.C. United confirmed its credentials and New England broke an eight-game losing streak in ...
Liverpool rallies to win clash of EPL's top teams    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Stevan Jovetic twice scored to put Manchester City ahead, but Liverpool got goals from ...
2014 PDL All-League Team    
[AWARDS] The Michigan Bucks and FC Tucson led all teams with two selections apiece on the ...
Grondona dies after 35 years as Argentine boss    
[OBITUARY] Julio Grondona, FIFA senior vice president, died on Wednesday after being admitted to a Buenos ...
Philly acquisition of Mbolhi 'no-brainer'    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Philadelphia Union already has Zac MacMath, who at the age of 22 is ...
Montreal dismisses De Santis as sporting director    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Halfway through what is shaping up to be one of the worst seasons in ...
Rubin likes FC Utrecht's ambitions    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Rubio Rubin had to wait until he turned 18 in March to be eligible ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives