Marquez heads Mexico squad

[GOLD CUP COUNTDOWN] New York Red Bulls defender Rafael Marquez has been named to Mexico's Gold Cup roster that also includes nine European-based players and four players from Concacaf champion Monterrey. The big surprise is the absence of English-based Carlos Vela.

Players will begin reporting to the Centro de Alto Rendimiento in Mexico City on Sunday.

Mexico Roster:
Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca), Guillermo Ochoa (Club America).
Defenders: Ricardo Osorio (Monterrey), Edgar Duenas (Toluca), Jorge Torres (Tigres), Rafael Marquez (New York Red Bulls), Francisco Rodriguez (PSV), Hector Moreno (AZ), Carlos Salcido (Fulham).
Midfielders: Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (UNAM), Luis Perez (Monterrey), Jesus Zavala (Monterrey), Antonio Naelson "Sinha" (Toluca), Efrain Juarez (Celtic), Angel Reyna (Club America), Andres Guardado (Deportivo Coruna),
Forwards: Elias Hernandez (Morelia), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey), Oribe Peralta (Santos), Giovani dos Santos (Real Santander), Javier Hernandez (Manchester United), Pablo Barrera (West Ham).

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