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
'Cubo' Torres joins select MLS group on El Tri
by Paul Kennedy, August 22nd, 2014 6:46PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  chivas usa, mexico, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MEXICO] Erick Torres has parlayed a strong second season with Chivas USA into his first call-up to Mexico's national team for games against Chile Sept. 6 at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and Bolivia Sept. 9 in Commerce City, Colorado. Torres, who is on loan from Chivas de Guadalajara, has scored 14 MLS goals this season.

Ridge Mahoney: 'Cubo' brightens the gloom at Chivas USA

"Cubo" was one of six foreign-based players Miguel Herrera called up. The others were goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (Malaga), midfielders Andres Guardado (Valencia), Giovani Dos Santos (Villarreal CF), Hector Herrera (Porto) and forward Javier Aquino (Rayo Vallecano). Herrera should name the rest of Mexico's roster next week.

Torres, 21, played in every game when Mexico finished third at the 2011 Under-20 World Cup in Colombia. He also played in three games for Mexico in under-23 qualifying for the 2012 Olympics, but he did not made final squad won the gold medal.

He is one of the few Mexicans in MLS to get El Tri call-ups. Others include Jorge Campos, Luis Hernandez, Luis Suarez, Cuauhtemoc Blanco and Rafael Marquez. By contrast, the others were at or near the end of their international careers.


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
TV: Cincy-Chicago Open Cup match to be shown on ESPN2     
In just its second season in the USL, FC Cincinnati is racking up milestones in terms ...
MLS Today: Hunt for points intensifies    
Big rivalry matches will be played each day over the weekend -- Houston-FC Dallas, NYCFC-Red Bulls ...
MLS Closeup: By dominating at home Dynamo defies critics    
So far in this MLS season, several teams are posting remarkable records that are mirror images: ...
What They're Saying: Francisco Rios    
"The first thing I did this year when the schedule came out was to check to ...
USMNT: Our 23 picks for the Gold Cup    
U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena will announce his 23-player roster for the Gold Cup on ...
MLS: DP Qazaishvili gives Quakes new look up front    
Valeri "Vako" Qazaishvili scored 21 goals in 2014-15 and 2015-16 with Dutch club Vitesse and is ...
What They're Saying: Dax McCarty    
"You can take the ginger out of NY, but NY will still be red. Good luck ...
Texan McKinze Gaines moves to Darmstadt     
McKinze Gaines, the 19-year-old South Texas product who last season helped VfL Wolfsburg reach the U-19 ...
Confederations Cup: Sanchez sets Chile record in 1-1 tie    
Alexis Sanchez became Chile's all-time leading scorer with his 38th international goal, but the South American ...
Video Pick: Cabrera quest for creativity works for Dynamo     
Wilmer Cabrera, who played on the great Colombia team of the 1990s, has since taking the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives