Nickname(s) El Tri (The Tri)
El Tricolor (The Tricolor)
Association Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF)
Head coach Juan Carlos Osorio
Captain Rafael Márquez
Most caps Claudio Suárez (177)
Top scorer Jared Borgetti (46)
Home stadium Estadio Azteca
FIFA code MEX
Current 23 Decrease 1 (7 January 2016)
Highest 4 (February – June 1998, May – June 2006)
Lowest 40 (July 2015)
In the first place universal
Guatemala 2–3 Mexico
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 1 January 1923)
Appearances 15 (First in 1930)
Best result Quarter-finals, 1970 and 1986
and Gold Cup
Appearances 20 (First in 1963)
Best result Champions, 1965, 1971, 1977, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011, and 2015
Appearances 8 (First in 1993)
Best result Runners-up, 1993 and 2001
Appearances 6 (First in 1995)
Best result Champions, 1999
Football in Mexico was initially sorted out in the mid twentieth century by European settler gatherings, outstandingly excavators from Cornwall, England, and in later years Spanish banishes escaping the Spanish Civil War.
Mexico's first match was played against Guatemala, which the Mexican group won 3–2.
A progression of global friendlies were played against the national representation of Guatemala on 9, 12 and 16 December 1923. The match on 9 December was played in Parque España which Mexico won 2–1. On 12 December, the match finished in a 2–0 win for Mexico, and the last session of the arrangement finished in a 3–3 draw.
The chief for this group was Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.
It would be an additional four years before the national group would be spoken to in global friendlies. On 19 June 1927, the Mexican squad confronted Spain, drawing 3–3. Amid this arrangement, the squad additionally played against the Uruguayan club Nacional de Montevideo, losing 1–3.
In 1927, the official administering group of football in Mexico was established. The 1928 Summer Olympics was Mexico's first universal competition, where Mexico lost to Spain 1–7 in the round of 16.
Mexico took part in the 1930 FIFA World Cup in Uruguay, gathered with Argentina, Chile, and France. Mexico's first match was a 4–1 misfortune to France, with Mexico's first World Cup objective by Juan Carreño.
In their second match, Mexico tumbled to Chile 3–0. Mexico's third match, against Argentina, highlighted the first punishment of the competition, scored by Mexico's Manuel Rosas.
Mexico did not show up again in a FIFA World Cup competition until the 1950 World Cup. Before 1970, Mexico attempted to make a big deal about an effect in the World Cup when going up against European and South American groups. On the other hand, goalkeeper Antonio Carbajal has the qualification of being the first player ever to show up in five back to back World Cups.
In 1965, Mexico won the 1965 CONCACAF Championship to wind up mainland champions surprisingly.
In 1970, Mexico facilitated the World Cup and commenced their battle with a scoreless draw against the Soviet Union. This was trailed by a 4–0 win over El Salvador. Mexico progressed to the following round with a triumph against Belgium. At the quarter-finals stage, Mexico was disposed of by Italy, losing 4–1.
Mexico neglected to fit the bill for the 1974 World Cup, yet did make it into the 1978 finals. Mexico endured an early exit after three thrashings: 0–6 against West Germany, 1–3 against Tunisia, and 1–3 to Poland. Mexico neglected to meet all requirements for the 1982 World Cup.
In 1986, Mexico again facilitated the World Cup. Guided by Bora Milutinović, Mexico was set in Group B where they vanquished Belgium 2–1, drew 1–1 with Paraguay, and crushed Iraq 1–0. With this execution, Mexico won the top spot in its gathering, and progressed to the following round where they vanquished Bulgaria 2–0. In the quarter-finals stage, Mexico lost to West Germany 1–4 in a punishment shootout after the match completed 0–0.
See likewise: 1988 Mexico national football group outrage
Mexico was excluded from the 1990 FIFA World Cup (and other worldwide rivalry) subsequent to utilizing players over as far as possible in the qualifying round for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship, known as the "Cachirules" embarrassment. The discipline was connected to all Mexican national agents of all FIFA-endorsed competitions.
In the 1990s, subsequent to contracting mentor César Luis Menotti, Mexican football started encountering more noteworthy global achievement. In the 1993 Copa América they completed second, losing to Argentina 2–1 in the last.
At the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Mexico won its gathering on sudden death rounds, rising up out of a gathering made out of Italy, Ireland, and Norway. On the other hand, Mexico lost in the second round to Bulgaria on extra shots.
At the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Mexico was set in a gathering with the Netherlands, South Korea and Belgium. Mexico won their opening installation 3–1 against South Korea. Mexico tied Belgium 2–2, and against the Netherlands earned another 2–2 draw, meeting all requirements for the round-of-16. In the following round, Mexico lost 2–1 to Germany.
In 1999, Mexico turned into the first host country to win the FIFA Confederations Cup. Mexico vanquished the United States 1–0 in the semi-finals. Mexico won its first authority FIFA competition by beating Brazil 4–3 in the last.
Mexico was put in 2002 FIFA World Cup – Group G nearby Italy, Croatia, and Ecuador. Mexico began with a 1–0 win over Croatia. In the second match, Mexico earned a 2–1 win over Ecuador. Mexico then accomplished a 1–1 draw against Italy. In the second round Mexico played opponents United States, losing 2–0.
Mexico was one of eight seeded groups at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Mexico was in Group D with Iran, Angola and Portugal. Mexico won their opening match 3–1 against Iran. In their second match, Mexico played to a 0–0 draw against Angola. Mexico came to the round-of-16, in spite of losing to Portugal 2–1. In the second round, Mexico lost to Argentina 2–1.
Mexico's mentor Ricardo Lavolpe ventured down after the competition, and was succeeded by Hugo Sánchez.
In the wake of losing the last match of the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup 1–2 against the United States, Mexico effectively bounced back at the 2007 Copa América. Beating so as to start Brazil 2–0, they then vanquished Ecuador and fixing with Chile to start things out in Group B. In the quarter-finals, Mexico beat Paraguay 6–0, however lost in the semi-finals 3–0 to Argentina. Mexico secured third place against Uruguay, winning 3–1.
In July 2009, Mexico won their fifth Gold Cup, and eighth CONCACAF Championship generally speaking, in the wake of beating the United States 5–0 in the last.
2010 World Cup
For the 2010 World Cup, Mexico was drawn into Group An alongside the host South Africa, France and Uruguay. In the first match, they drew 1–1 against South Africa. The second match they crushed France 2–0. Their last gathering diversion Mexico were crushed by Uruguay 1–0, yet at the same time progressed to the round-of-16. In the second round, Mexico confronted Argentina. As a consequence of their 1–3 annihilation, the Mexican group was wiped out in the round-of-16 for the fifth straight World Cup.
2014 World Cup cycle
The 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup saw Mexico win the gathering with three wins and no misfortunes. Amid the competition, five Mexican players tried positive for the banned substance clenbuterol and were suspended.\ Mexico beat Guatemala in the quarter-finals 2–1, and beat Honduras 2–0. For the third-straight year, the last was against the United States. Mexico won the match 4–2, in this manner being delegated champions, and gaining a spot in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, where they were wiped out at the gathering stage.
Mexico went 2–1 in the gathering phases of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, losing to Panama. Mexico then vanquished Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 in the quarter-last match, before confronting Panama again in the semi-last. Mexico lost the semi-last match, 2–1. The two misfortunes to Panama were the initial two times Panama had ever vanquished Mexico in a Gold Cup match.
Mexico won just two of ten matches amid the fourth round of 2014 World Cup qualifying, yet fit the bill for an intercontinental play-off as the fourth-most noteworthy set group in the CONCACAF area. They vanquished New Zealand 9–3 on total to meet all requirements for a 6th back to back World Cup.The group came to the round of 16 where they were crushed 2–1 by the Netherlands.
Principle article: Estadio Azteca
The Estadio Azteca, (Aztec Stadium in English), additionally referred to in Spanish as "El Coloso de Santa Úrsula" is a stadium in Mexico City, Mexico constructed in the 1960s. It is the official home stadium of the Mexico national football group and the Mexican club group Club América. It has a limit of 105,000 seats,
making it the biggest affiliation football-particular stadium in the Americas and the third biggest stadium on the planet for that game. The stadium has held numerous vital brandishing occasions, including facilitating the FIFA World Cup last in 1970 and again in 1986.
The majority of Mexico's matches are demonstrated live on over-the-air systems Televisa and TV Azteca in Mexico. In the United States the greater part of Mexico's worldwide friendlies and home World Cup qualifiers are appeared on Spanish dialect system Univision while away World Cup qualifiers are appeared on Telemundo.
On 30 January 2013, English dialect system ESPN and Univision declared a consent to broadcast the Mexico national group home World Cup qualifiers and universal benevolent matches in English in the United States.
Mexican fans are notoriously known for the serenade "¡eeeh puto!," which is normally shouted when a rival's goalkeeper is going to perform a goalkick. Because of the homophobic importan