The “Five Cups” club
In Qatar 2022, the Mexicans Andrés Guardado and Guillermo Ochoa will join the select group of players who have played in five different editions of the World Cups. In addition, so will Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
From his father’s prohibition to play five World Cups, the story of Antonio “la Tota” Carbajal
The name of the Mexican is engraved in gold letters in the history of the FIFA World Cups, having achieved the feat of being the first player to attend five different editions
The route of the World Cups of the FIFA over the years it is extensive, full of triumphs, defeats, characters, records and stories. One of them is that of the Mexican Antony the total carbajal who went from playing in the streets of Mexico City to becoming the founder of the prestigious club of “the Five Cups”which players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are about to join.
Mexico’s call for Qatar 2022
goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (America), Alfredo Talavera (FC Juárez) and Rodolfo Cota (León).
defenses: Jorge Sánchez (Ajax), Kevin Álvarez (Pachuca), Néstor Araujo (América), Johan Vásquez (US Cremonese), Héctor Moreno (Monterrey), César Montes (Monterrey), Gerardo Arteaga (KRC Genk) and Jesús Gallardo (Monterrey) .
midfielders: Andrés Guardado (Real Betis), Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo), Carlos Rodríguez (Cruz Azul), Erick Gutiérrez (PSV Eindhoven), Luis Chávez (Pachuca), Edson Álvarez (Ajax), Orbelín Pineda (AEK Athens), Luis Romo (Monterrey), Roberto Alvarado (Guadalajara) and Uriel Antuna (Cruz Azul).
strikers: Alexis Vega (Guadalajara), Hirving Lozano (Napoli), Raúl Jiménez (Wolverhampton), Henry Martín (America) and Rogelio Funes Mori (Monterrey).
The president of Mexico referred to the debut of the three in Qatar 2022:
“We are going to be very aware of today’s game, the one between Mexico and Poland, and we wish with all our heart Good luck to the selection. (…) I am with themIt is a pride to represent our country abroad, in any competition”
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The head of the Executive was also surprised by the sudden fall of the “Escaloneta” commanded by Messi in his World Cup debut against Saudi Arabia (2-1)
Less than 5 hours before the participation of the team led by Gerardo Martino in Qatar 2022The president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) sent a motivational message to the 26 players who attended the World Cup, in addition, he was impressed by the surprise fall of the Argentina team against Saudi Arabia (2-1).
The most recent precedent for both teams in a World Cup is Russia 2018.
While Mexico managed to advance to the round of 16 (lost to Brazil), Poland were eliminated in the group stage (last place)
With his participation in Qatar 2022, the three will be playing for 17th time a World Cup. is the fifth selection with more participationsonly behind Brazil (22), Germany (20), Italy (18) and Argentina (18).
The selection mexican and the polish they have already met in one world Cup.
The only World Cup history between the two teams dates from Argentina 1978 during the group stage. For the third day of sector B, Poland beat Mexico 3-1.
Mexico vs. Poland: El Tri will face the Poles for the second time in a World Cup
The Poles and Mexicans will face each other for the second time in the history of a World Cup within a group stage
With everything ready for you Mexico appears for the seventeenth time in a world Cup of FIFA. Much of the media and “Aztec” fans know the importance of getting a good result in the first match of the group stage against the squad of Polanda country that already knows what it is to beat the USA in a world championship.
Mexico vs Poland LIVE. Mexicans and Poles face each other this Tuesday, November 22 at the Estadio 974 for the first date of Group C of the World Cup Qatar 2022. The Aztecs are looking for the so-dreamed fifth game (quarterfinals) of said contest. But first they must think about qualifying for the round of 16, as they will surely have a difficult time against the other teams: Argentina and Saudi Arabia.