June 25, 2011; Pasadena, CA, USA; Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) is presented with the MVP trophy after Mexico

Mexico Announces Roster For World Cup Qualifiers vs. United States, Honduras


With hopes of a run at the 2014 World Cup title in their minds, Mexico has announced their 23-man roster for upcoming qualifying matches against the United States and Honduras. Mexico will face off against Honduras on March 22, before taking on the Americans on March 26 in what is always a fierce rivalry and highly anticipated showdown.

On the roster are the Mexican stars that you would expect including Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, Gio Dos Santos, Andres Guardado and keeper Guillermo Ochoa. The men have become a staple of the Mexican national team and they will be looking to gel once again for the two key qualifiers.

Here is the roster for El Tri’s World Cup qualifiers against the United States and Honduras:

Goalkeepers:

  • Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio/France)
  • Jesús Corona (Cruz Azul)
  • Alfredo Talavera (Toluca)

Defenders

  • Severo Meza (Monterrey)
  • Jonny Magallón (León)
  • Francisco Javier ‘Maza’ Rodríguez (América)
  • Héctor Moreno (Espanyol/Spain)
  • Hugo Ayala (Tigres)
  • Diego Reyes (América)
  • Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres)
  • Carlos Salcido (Tigres)

Midfielders

  • Jesús Zavala (Monterrey)
  • Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul)
  • Jesús Molina (América)
  • Héctor Herrera (Pachuca)
  • Javier Aquino (Villarreal/Spain)
  • Andrés Guardado (Valencia/Spain)
  • Ángel Reyna (Pachuca)

Forwards

  • Giovani dos Santos (Mallorca/Spain)
  • Oribe Peralta (Santos Laguna)
  • Javier Hernández(Manchester United/England)
  • Omar Bravo (Atlas)
  • Raúl Jiménez (América)

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