Juan Carlos Osorio, the head coach of the Mexico national football team announces 23 footballers to take part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia:
Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (Standard), Jose Corona (Cruz Azul), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).
Defenders: Edson Alvarez (America), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Hector Moreno (Real Sociedad), Diego Reyes (Porto), Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht), Rafael Marquez (Atlas), Hector Herrera (Porto).
Midfielders: Jesus Gallardo (UNAM), Miguel Layun (Sevilla), Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Andres Guardado (Betis), Javier Aquino (Tigres), Jesus Corona (Porto), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy).
Forwards: Marco Fabian (Eintracht), Javier Hernandez (West Ham United), Raul Jimenez (Benfica), Hirving Lozano (PSV), Oribe Peralta (America), Carlos Vela (Los Angeles).
The performance of the Mexico national team on the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia left very pleasant impression a year ago. The team showed high-quality attacking football and won the 4th place. Raul Jimenez from Benfica and Hector Herrera and Jesus Corona, players of Porto, from Portuguese Primeira Liga are leaders in the Juan Carlos Osorio`s team. The team tireless veteran Javier Hernandez is also in his perfect condition.
The Mexico national team has a quite fighting squad and can fight for getting into the eight strongest teams of the world.