Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Dos Santos and Salcido head Mexico squad
June 25th, 2012 5:24PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

TAGS:  mexico, olympics


[OLYMPIC COUNTDOWN] Giovani Dos Santos and Carlos Salcido, who started on Mexico's 2011 Gold Cup championship team, are among the 18 players picked to represent Mexico in men's soccer at the 2012 London Olympics.

Salcido, who plays for Tigres, was one of three over-age selections along with Jesus Corona of Cruz Azul and Oribe Peralta of Santos,

Dos Santos, who plays for Tottenham, is the lone foreign-based player in the squad.

The team begins training on Wednesday in preparation for its first game July 26 against South Korea in Newcastle.

Mexico Roster
Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Jose Antonio Rodriguez (Guadalajara).
Defenders: Israel Jimenez (Tigres), Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Hiram Mier (Monterrey), Darvin Chavez (Monterrey), Diego Reyes (Club America), Nestor Vidrio (Pachuca), Miguel Ponce (Guadalajara), Nestor Araujo (Cruz Azul).
Midfielders: Hector Herrera (Pachuca), Javier Cortes (UNAM), Marco Fabian (Guadalajara), Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul), Jorge Enriquez (Guadalajara).
Forwards: Oribe Peralta (Santos), Raul Jimenez (Club America), Giovani Dos Santos (Tottenham).

1 comment
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: June 26, 2012 at 11:33 p.m.
    What happened to Pulido? He was the leading scorer for Mexico in Olympic Qualifying.

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



Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Patrice Evra does dancing panda    
Juventus' French star Patrice Evra dances and raps in a panda suit to send the "Say ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"If [Lionel] Messi scored a goal like that, people would be talking about it for weeks. ...
USWNT: Five regulars return for Romania series    
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis recalled five regulars who had sat out the Switzerland ...
MLS Playoffs: Youngster Boateng takes charge for Galaxy    
Emmanuel Boateng made up for a penalty whistled on him that negated the LA Galaxy's early ...
Report: Barrett out of running for Dynamo head coach    
Wade Barrett, who served as the Houston Dynamo interim coach for the last five months, won't ...
What They're Saying: Michael Bradley    
"For tonight, every player, every person who is a part of this club, every fan, every ...
What They're Saying: Harvard dean Rakesh Khurana    
"As a human being, and a member of the Harvard College community, I am always profoundly ...
MLS Moves: Robinson stays with 'Caps, but changes coming    
Three days after a 4-1 win over Portland ended a disappointing MLS season for Vancouver, the ...
MLS Playoffs: Toronto FC stars come to play    
Ten years. That's the time it took Toronto FC to finally win its first playoff game. ...
MLS: SKC takes win streak into first playoff meeting    
The Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City have been playoff mainstays -- eight straight appearances for ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives