Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
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
De la Torre picks team for first Tri match
February 3rd, 2011 4:44PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mexico

MOST COMMENTED

[MEXICO] For his first game as Mexico national team coach, Jose Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre called up only six European-based players for Wednesday's game against Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
 
Joining the Mexican team are standouts Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez (Manchester United, England), Giovanni dos Santos (Racing Santander, Spain), and Carlos Salcido (Fulham, England).

De la Torre's contingent of Mexican-based players includes representatives of nine different clubs.
 
The match against Bosnia-Herzegovina will kick off Mexico's 2011 U.S. tour. It will also face Paraguay in Oakland on March 26, and Venezuela in San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium on March 29.
 
MEXICO ROSTER
Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul/MEX), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca/MEX)
Defenders: Carlos Salcido (Fulham/ENG), Hector Moreno (AZ/NED), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (PSV/NED), Paul Aguilar (Pachuca/MEX), Ivan Estrada (Santos/MEX), Edgar Duenas (Toluca/MEX), Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara/MEX), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres/MEX).
Midfielders: Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul/MEX), Israel Castro (UNAM/MEX), Jesus Zavala (Monterrey/MEX), Antonio Naelson Sinha (Toluca, MEX), Luis Perez (Monterrey/MEX).
Forwards: Javier Hernandez (Manchester United/ENG), Giovanni dos Santos (Racing de Santander/SPA), Pablo Barrera (West Ham United/ENG), Edgar Pacheco (Atlas/MEX), Nestor Calderon (Toluca/MEX), Jose Maria Cardenas (Santos/MEX), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey/MEX).



2 comments
  1. David Huff
    commented on: February 4, 2011 at 11:49 a.m.
    Its still odd getting used to another national team using the US as a "home" location. Its too bad the FMF doesn't take it a step further and "share" with the USMNT players like Vela, Dos Santos, Torrado, Chicharito and Ochoa. I'm also shocked that the FMF has not demanded the inclusion on the roster of the greatest portero (GK)in the history of Mexican futbal, Oscar Perez. {laughing}

  1. David Huff
    commented on: February 5, 2011 at 1:01 a.m.
    Hola mi amigo Ric, my typonese caught up with me. Humor me with my fantasy of putting together a combined US/Mexico squad that would kick ass against others, I know its against the FIFA rules but damn would make for a cool "friendly".


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: CFU president Gordon Derrick    
"I think it is just politics, people are trying to create an atmosphere. If they can ...
Former USL PRO coach cleared on homicide charges    
Chris Spendlove, a former OKC Energy FC assistant coach, was cleared on charges in the death ...
Orlando City presents new details of downtown stadium    
Orlando City presented additional details of its $155 million downtown stadium that will have an increased ...
Video Pick: Amazing overhead golazo in Paraguay    
The Torneo Clausura season is still young in Paraguay, but it may already have its goal ...
Fox Sports will air all 306 Bundesliga matches    
Fox Sports will debut its coverage of the German Bundesliga on Aug. 14 when defending champion ...
NASL Roundup: Rowdies sign second No. 1 MLS draft pick    
First they signed Freddy Adu, Now, the Tampa Bay Rowdies have signed Omar Salgado, giving them ...
MLS All-Star Game averages 833,000 viewers    
Wednesday's AT&T MLS All-Star Game drew 548,000 viewers for Fox Sports 1's first broadcast of the ...
What They're Saying: Hugo Perez    
"I hereby thank the Salvadoran people for their support in regards to the position of national-team ...
ICYMI | MLS: Drogba gets a rock-star greeting in Montreal    
Hundreds of fans turned out to welcome Didier Drogba to Montreal. Philly's new signing, Tranquillo Barnetta, ...
U.S. Abroad: Torres absent from Copa Libertadores final    
After starting both legs of the semifinals, Jose Torres did not play for Mexico's Tigres in ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives