Famous Mexican Football Players

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Javier Hernández
(Mexican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Javier Hernández
18
Birthdate: June 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Javier Hernández is a professional football player and the first Mexican to represent the popular football club Manchester United. An important player for his national team, Hernández is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Mexico. He has represented Mexico at important tournaments like 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups. Hernández also serves as an inspiration to many aspiring Mexican footballers.

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Guillermo Ochoa
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Guillermo Ochoa
6
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Guillermo Ochoa is a Mexican professional footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Liga MX club América and the Mexico national team. He made his senior-level professional debut in 2004 and won his first league title in 2005. He has been a part of many FIFA World Cup squads. He is married to Mexican model Karla Mora. 

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Carlos Vela
(Mexican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward, Winger and Attacking Midfielder)
Carlos Vela
9
Birthdate: March 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cancún, Mexico

Carlos Vela is a Mexican football player who currently plays for and captains the Los Angeles Football Club of the Major League Soccer (MLS). A versatile player, Vela can play as an attacking midfielder, winger, and forward. He is also known for his creativity and goal-scoring ability. Carlos Vela is also an important player for the Mexico national team.

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 4 
Raúl Jiménez
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Raúl Jiménez
8
Birthdate: May 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tepeji, Hidalgo, Mexico
Mexican footballer Raúl Jiménez is a promising forward of the Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers. He won a gold as part of the Mexican team at the 2012 London Olympics. Starting with Club América's youth team, he has also played for Atlético Madrid and Benfica, winning the Liga NOS twice.
 5 
Hirving Lozano
(Footballer)
Hirving Lozano
6
Birthdate: July 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City

Hirving Lozano is a Mexican football player. An important member of the Mexico national team, he represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lozano was adjudged CONCACAF Men's Player of the Year in 2018.

 6 
Rafael Márquez
(Mexican Former Professional Footballer and Current Head Coach of Spanish Team 'Barcelona Atlètic')
Rafael Márquez
5
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zamora, Mexico

One of the most decorated Mexican footballers, Rafael Márquez, nicknamed El Káiser, was a star defender in his time. Starting his career with Atlas at age 17, he later played for teams such as Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls. His achievements include 4 La Liga and 2 UEFA Champions League titles.

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Giovani dos Santos
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as Attacking Midfielder, Winger and Striker)
Giovani dos Santos
7
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico

Starting his youth career with teams such as Monterrey and Barcelona, Mexican footballer Giovani dos Santos later went on to win a gold medal with the Mexican team at the 2012 London Olympics. He was also part of the U-17 FIFA World Championship-winning Mexican squad and is a 3-time CONCACAF Gold Cup winner.

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Andrés Guardado
(Association football player)
Andrés Guardado
4
Birthdate: September 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guadalajara

Affectionately known to his fans as Principito, or Little Prince, Mexican footballer Andrés Guardado has had a successful stint as defensive midfielder for Real Betis. Starting his career with Atlas, he has later also played for teams such as Valencia and has now captains the Mexican national team.

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Jonathan dos Santos
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder )
Jonathan dos Santos
4
Birthdate: April 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Mexican footballer Jonathan dos Santos is best known as a Club América midfielder and also represents the Mexican national team. He has previously had a successful stint with Barcelona, winning 3 La Liga titles and a UEFA Champions League with the team. He is the son of former Brazilian midfielder Zizinho.

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Hugo Sánchez
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Hugo Sánchez
4
Birthdate: July 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City

Hugo Sánchez is a Mexican former professional footballer. He used to play as a forward and was a prolific goal scorer. He is widely regarded as the greatest Mexican footballer of all time and was named on the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players in 2004. He became a manager after retirement. 

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Jorge Campos
(Mexican Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Jorge Campos
4
Birthdate: October 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

Jorge Campos is a Mexican retired football player who played as a goalkeeper. An eccentric player, Campos often left the penalty area to showcase his acrobatic and flamboyant style of goalkeeping. Jorge Campos was renowned for his athleticism and speed and was counted among the best goalkeepers of his time.

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Edson Álvarez
(Mexican footballer)
Edson Álvarez
5
Birthdate: October 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tlalnepantla de Baz

Mexican footballer Edson Álvarez is a defensive midfielder for Ajax, with whom he has won a KNVB Cup and an Eredivisie title. He has also represented the Mexican national team, winning a CONCACAF Gold Cup with them. In 2022, both Chelsea and Crystal Palace expressed their interest in signing him on.

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Miguel Layún
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Miguel Layún
5
Birthdate: June 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Córdoba, Mexico

Miguel Layún is a Mexican football player and a prominent member of his country's national team. In 2009, he became the first Mexican player to sign a deal with a Serie A club when he joined the Italian club Atalanta. Renowned for his speed, Miguel Layún has won a CONCACAF Cup as well as a CONCACAF Gold Cup for Mexico.   

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Carlos Salcedo
(Football player - Centre-back)
Carlos Salcedo
6
Birthdate: September 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Ricardo Ferretti
(Footballer Attacking Midfielder)
Ricardo Ferretti
5
Birthdate: February 22, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 16 
Cuauhtémoc Blanco
(Association football player)
Cuauhtémoc Blanco
4
Birthdate: January 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City

Cuauhtémoc Blanco is a Mexican former football player best known as one of the greatest penalty takers in the history of the game. He is also counted among the greatest Mexican football players of all time. After retiring as a player, Cuauhtémoc Blanco became a politician and is currently serving as the Governor of Morelos.

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Santiago Giménez
(Football player - Forward)
Santiago Giménez
2
Birthdate: April 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Luis García Postigo
(Footballer Forward, Winger)
Luis García Postigo
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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Héctor Moreno
(Football player)
Héctor Moreno
4
Birthdate: January 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Culiacán, Mexico
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Oribe Peralta
(Association football player)
Oribe Peralta
4
Birthdate: January 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torreón
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Jesús Manuel Corona
(Mexican footballer)
Jesús Manuel Corona
4
Birthdate: January 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hermosillo
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Miguel Herrera
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Miguel Herrera
4
Birthdate: March 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hidalgo
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Marco Fabián
(Footballer attacking midfielder, Gold medalist footballer at the 2012 Summer Olympics)
Marco Fabián
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Uriel Antuna
(Mexican footballer)
Uriel Antuna
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gómez Palacio, Durango
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Alan Pulido
(Mexican footballer)
Alan Pulido
5
Birthdate: March 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciudad Victoria
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Isaac Alarcón
(American Football player)
Isaac Alarcón
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
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Jürgen Damm
(Football Winger)
Jürgen Damm
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Birthdate: November 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico
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Rodolfo Pizarro
(Footballer Attacking Midfielder, Winger)
Rodolfo Pizarro
6
Birthdate: February 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
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Jared Borgetti
(Football player - Striker)
Jared Borgetti
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
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Nery Castillo
(Football Forwarder)
Nery Castillo
4
Birthdate: June 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí, Mexico
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José de Jesús Corona
3
Birthdate: January 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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Javier Aguirre
(Former footballer midfielder)
Javier Aguirre
5
Birthdate: December 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
 33 
Omar Bravo
(Association football player)
Omar Bravo
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Mochis
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Claudio Suárez
(Association football player)
Claudio Suárez
3
Birthdate: December 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texcoco Municipality
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Néstor Araujo
(Footballer)
Néstor Araujo
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guadalajara
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Santiago Ormeño
(Football player - Forward)
Santiago Ormeño
2
Birthdate: February 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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Raúl Ruidíaz
(Footballer)
Raúl Ruidíaz
5
Birthdate: July 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villa María del Triunfo, Lima
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Erick Torres Padilla
(Mexican footballer)
Erick Torres Padilla
5
Birthdate: January 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
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Eugenio Pizzuto
(Football player - Midfielder)
Eugenio Pizzuto
2
Birthdate: May 13, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí, Mexico
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Guido Pizarro
(Football player - Defensive Midfielder)
Guido Pizarro
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Henry Martín
(Mexican footballer)
Henry Martín
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mérida
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William Yarbrough
(Soccer player - Goalkeeper)
William Yarbrough
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aguascalientes, Mexico
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Carlos Salcido
(Association football player)
Carlos Salcido
3
Birthdate: April 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ocotlán
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Javier Aquino
(Association football player)
Javier Aquino
3
Birthdate: February 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oaxaca de Juárez
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Paul Aguilar
(Association football player)
Paul Aguilar
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Concordia
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Luis Roberto Alves
(Footballer Forward)
Luis Roberto Alves
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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Adolfo Bautista
(Football forward)
Adolfo Bautista
4
Birthdate: May 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dolores Hidalgo
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César Montes
(Mexican footballer)
César Montes
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hermosillo
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Pablo Barrera
(Mexican footballer)
Pablo Barrera
2
Birthdate: June 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiapas
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Oswaldo Sánchez
(Footballer)
Oswaldo Sánchez
3
Birthdate: September 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guadalajara