New national team coach Javier Aguirre
has recalled Chicago Fire forward Cuauhtemoc Blanco
, who retired from international play last year, for Mexico's World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador on June 6 and Trinidad & Tobago on June 10.
Only one nationalized player, Argentina-born forward Guillermo Franco
of Villarreal, is included in the 24-player squad.
Blanco and Franco
were among 10 foreign-based players called up.
Aguirre dropped Oswaldo Sanchez
, who started in goal against the USA in February.
Mexico is in fourth in the Hexagonal after three games, behind the USA, Costa Rica and Honduras. Goalkeepers:
Guillermo Ochoa (Club America),
Jesus Corona (UAG), Oscar Perez (Cruz Azul). Defenders:
Ricardo Osorio (VfB Stuttgart), Aaron Galindo (Guadalajara), Francisco Rodriguez (PSV), Hector
Moreno (AZ), Edgar Duenas (Toluca), Carlos Salcido (PSV), Oscar Rojas (Club America). Midfielders:
Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Pavel Pardo (Club
America), Israel Castro (UNAM), Giovani Dos Santos (Tottenham), Fernando Arce (Santos), Andres Guardado (La Coruna). Forwards:
Carlos Vela (Arsenal),
Alberto Medina (Guadalajara), Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Chicago Fire), Nery Castillo (Shakhtar Donetsk), Miguel Sabah (Morelia), Guillermo Franco (Villarreal), Jose MarDia Cardenas (Pachuca), Carlos