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Mexico calls up Blanco for summer tournaments
May 21st, 2007 7AM
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Mexico included Chicago Fire signee Cuauhtemoc Blanco in its preliminary squad of 28 players for the CONCACAF Gold Cup and the Copa America on Friday.

Hugo Sanchez will take 23 players to each of the tournaments, his first major tests as national team coach. Barcelona star Rafael Marquez is expected to skip the Gold Cup but will play at he Copa America.

Sanchez named striker Nery Castillo, who was born in Mexico, raised in Uruguay and played in Greece for Olympiakos.

Sanchez's squad includes eight players based with 2006 Torneo Apertura champion Guadalajara.

MEXICO ROSTER:
Goalkeepers: Oswaldo Sanchez (Santos), Guillermo Ochoa (Club America), Jesus Corona (UAG), Luis Michel (Guadalajara).
Defenders: Rafael Marquez (Barcelona, Spain), Ricardo Osorio (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Carlos Salcido (PSV, Netherlands), Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara), Jose Antonio Castro (Club America), Israel Castro (UNAM), Francisco Rodriguez (Guadalajara), Ramon Morales (Guadalajara), Jaime Lozano (Tigres), Fausto Pinto (Pachuca).
Midfielders: Pavel Pardo (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Jaime Correa (Pachuca), Alberto Medina (Guadalajara), Gonzalo Pineda (Guadalajara), Fernando Arce (Morelia), Andres Guardado (Atlas).
Forwards: Cuauhtemoc Blanco (America), Jared Borgetti (Cruz Azul), Omar Bravo (Guadalajara), Adolfo Bautista (Guadalajara), Francisco Fonseca (Tigres), Juan Carlos Cacho (Pachuca), Nery Castillo (Olympiakos, Greece).



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