Mexico recalls Rafa Marquez

[HEXAGONAL COUNTDOWN] How desperate has the situation with Mexico's World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign gotten? New coach Victor Manuel Vucetich recalled former New York Red Bulls defender Rafael Marquez, who has not played for the national team since moving to Leon from MLS this year. Marquez, who played for Mexico at the last three World Cups, was one of 25 players called into a training camp called for next week.

Argentine-born midfielder Lucas Lobos was called up, giving El Tri three naturalized players along with fellow Argentines Damian Alvarez and Christian Gimenez.

Mexico Camp Roster:
1. Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul)
2. Alfredo Talavera (Toluca)
3. Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey)
4. Severo Meza (Monterrey)
5. Hiram Mier (Monterrey)
6. Rafael Marquez (Leon)
7. Miguel Layun (America)
8. Hugo Ayala (Tigres)
9. Jonny Magallon (Leon)
10. Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres)
11. Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul)
12. Carlos Salcido (Tigres)
13. Jesus Zavala (Monterrey)
14. Luis Montes (Leon)
15. Carlos Pena (Leon)
16. Isaac Brizuela (Toluca)
17. Christian Gimenez (Cruz Azul)
18. Angel Reyna (Veracruz)
19. Damian Alvarez (Tigres)
20. Fernando Arce (Tijuana)
21. Marco Fabian (Chivas)
22. Oribe Peralta (Santos)
23. Lucas Lobos (Tigres)
24. Raul Jimenez (America)
25. Aldo de Nigris (Chivas)
2 comments about "Mexico recalls Rafa Marquez".
  1. Aresenal Fan, September 20, 2013 at 4:28 p.m.

    Need to naturalize some brazilians to give the midfield some creativity

  2. haendel lazo, September 20, 2013 at 4:47 p.m.

    Need to start playing better to compete with the small countries in the area!

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