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Top five best footballers from Mexico in the world currently

Published at :June 22, 2024 at 10:54 PM
Modified at :June 22, 2024 at 10:54 PM
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Santiago Gomez is one to watchout from Mexico for long time.

One of the most consistent & successful nations In North America’s football is undoubtedly Mexico. El Tricolor is currently ranked 15 by FIFA in world football rankings & boasts an illustrious history of continental triumphs.

Mexico has to date played in 17 FIFA World Cups, 25 CONCACAF Gold Cups, 11 Copa Americas and seven FIFA Confederations Cups. The nation has practically ruled the CONCACAF Gold Cup with 12 title triumphs.

El Tri, currently coached by Jamie Lozano & captained by Edson Alvarez continues to thrive at new heights & dream of more glory and better records.

On that note, let’s delve into the five best players from Mexico’s current squad.

Top five best players from Mexico currently

5. Luis Chavez

The 28-year-old defensive midfielder has been a regular for Mexico in the past couple of years. The experienced Dynamo Moscow player is constantly making his impact felt in Premier Liga, having appeared in 23 games this season, with a goal participation rate of 12% for his club.

Before moving to Russia in 2023-24, he had an impressive career with Mexican clubs. He is known for his capability to block goal-scoring threats from the midfield himself. Chavez also knows how to control the midfield, move front & perform the roles of a CM.

4. Johan Vasquez

The 1.85m center-back was a constant in Genoa’s back-line this season. The 25-year-old featured in 37 Serie A 2023-24 games. His international career has also been shining since last year. He has played full match in almost every game since June 19, 2023.

The stopper can perform the duties of an LB when needed & his defensive qualities have also been satisfactory. Mexico has lost in only three of the total games he has played since 2023.

3. Erick Sanchez

The 1.67m CAM has spent his entire career to date in Mexico. The magical skills he displayed state the fact that he would emerge as an integral part of Mexico’s success if preserved properly. He has a knack for scoring & assisting goals.

He can provide tailored chances to the forward line to score goals. His dribbling quality & ability to play as a CM is also a big plus for the Mexican squad. This season, he has scored & assisted a total of 18 goals for his club.

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2. Edson Alvarez

The Captain of the squad, Edson Alvarez is consistently showing his class in the English Premier League. After coming to West Ham on a big-money deal from Ajax, he has featured in 42 games. The DM has always made his presence felt in the midfield & his performance would determine Mexico’s performance in the coming competitions.

Alvarez has featured in 79 international games, scoring five goals. Besides playing as a defensive midfielder, he can also shine as a center-back.

1. Santiago Gomez

The prolific young prospect has made headlines for his perfect shot-taking abilities & finishing skills. The 23-year-old striker had a marvelous season in the Netherlands, scoring 23 goals & providing six assists in just 30 league games for Feyenoord.

The skillful striker is expected to have a vibrant career ahead. His international career also looks good, having scored four goals with two assists in the minimal opportunities he received.

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