Arsenal, Wolves, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid stars named in Mexico squad for friendly vs Nigeria and June intls
Published: May 17, 2022
Arsenal, Wolves, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid stars named in Mexico squad for friendly vs Nigeria and June intls

The Mexican Football Federation have announced the list of players summoned by Gerardo Martino, Technical Director of the Mexican National Team, for the next three friendly matches against Nigeria, Uruguay and Ecuador, as well as for the two Nations League games against Suriname  and Jamaica in June.


The Super Eagles will be facing the Concacaf powerhouse in a glamour friendly at the AT&T Stadium in Texas, United States on May 28, 2022.


Martino has called up thirty eight players comprising twenty five players based in the Liga MX, twelve on the books of European clubs and one in Major League Soccer.



Arsenal youth team star Marcelo Flores has been named in the Mexico squad after pledging his allegiance to the country.


The 18-year-old, who was on the bench for the Premier League clash against Crystal Palace last month, is eligible to represent Canada and England internationally.


Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez, Sevilla forward Jesus 'Tecatito' Corona and Atletico Madrid's Hector Herrera are some of the high profile names on the roster.


Four goalkeepers, fourteen defenders, fifteen midfielders and five strikers have been included on the expanded roster.


Mexico squad for May and June internationals


Goalkeepers : Acevedo López Carlos (Santos Laguna), Cota Robles Rodolfo (León), Ochoa Magaña Francisco Guillermo (América), Talavera Díaz Alfredo (Universidad Nacional)

Defenders : Aguirre Tafolla Erick Germain (Monterrey), Álvarez Campos Kevin Nahin (Pachuca), Álvarez Velázquez Edson Omar (Ajax), Angulo Uriarte Jesús Alberto (Tigres), Araujo Julián (Los Ángeles Galaxy), Araujo Razo Néstor Alejandro (Real Club Celta de Vigo), Arteaga Zamora Gerardo Daniel (KRC Genk), Domínguez Juárez Julio César (Cruz Azul), Gallardo Vasconcelos Jesús Daniel (Monterrey), Montes Castro César Jasib (Monterrey), Moreno Herrera Héctor Alfredo (Monterrey), Reyes Romero Israel (Puebla), Sánchez Ramos Jorge Eduardo (América), Vásquez Ibarra Johan Felipe (Génova), Alvarado Hernández Roberto Carlos (Guadalajara)

Midfielders : Antuna Romero Carlos Uriel (Cruz Azul), Beltrán Cruz Fernando (Guadalajara), Chávez Magallón Luis Gerardo (Pachuca), Córdova Reyes Francisco Sebastián (Tigres), Corona Ruíz Jesús Manuel (Sevilla FC), Guardado Hernández José Andrés (Real Betis Balompié), Gutiérrez Galaviz Erick Gabriel (PSV Eindhoven), Herrera López Héctor Miguel (Atlético de Madrid), Lainez Leyva Diego (Real Betis Balompié), Lira Méndez Erik Antonio (Cruz Azul), Pineda Alvarado Orbelín (Real Club Celta de Vigo), Romo Barrón Luis Francisco (Monterrey), Sánchez Ocegueda Erick Daniel (Pachuca), Vega Rojas Ernesto Alexis (Guadalajara),

Strikers : Flores Marcelo (Arsenal FC), Giménez Santiago Tomás (Cruz Azul), Jiménez Rodríguez Raúl Alonso (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Martín Mex Henry Josué (América), Pizarro Thomas Rodolfo Gilbert (Monterrey)

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