Mexico

5 razones por las que Guillermo Almada es el técnico perfecto para la selección mexicana

El misterio en torno a quién será el nuevo director técnico de la selección mexicana pareciera ir disipándose, de acuerdo a una serie de reportes que ponen al entrenador del Pachuca, Guillermo Almada, a la cabeza del proyecto.

¿Se olvidan del Tri? Zendejas y otros seleccionables mexicanos aparecen en convocatoria de EE.UU.

La selección de Estados Unidos comienza a pensar en el Mundial de 2026 y este miércoles publicó su convocatoria para los amistosos que jugará a fines de enero ante Serbia y Colombia. La gran sorpresa de la lista –  ¡vaya, vaya! – es la inclusión de cuatro seleccionables mexicanos, entre ellos el extremo del Club América, Alejandro Zendejas.

¿Los otros tres? El defensor Jonathan Gómez y los delanteros Brandon Vásquez y Cade Cowell.

Alejandro Zendejas se une a la selección de Estados Unidos

De los cuatro nombres, el de Zendejas es el que hace más ruido.

Will Marcelo Bielsa be the next Mexico coach? Here's what we know

After the fiasco experienced in the 2022 World Cup, Mexico has been looking for a new coach. Miguel Herrera – former coach of Tigres and Club América – really wants the position and has deployed an intense PR campaign to succeed. However, according to several reports, the leading candidate for the job is none other than Marcelo Bielsa. 

USMNT and Mexico to play against Germany in 2023, USMNT vs. Mexico also in talks

The next World Cup hosts are looking to prepare themselves in the best way possible ahead of the tournament in 2026, and with much speculation over how they'll manage to do that, they might've just sealed a top-quality opponent in 2023.

According to multiple reports, the USMNT and Mexico are both in talks with Germany for a friendly to be played later this year. 

FIFA fines Mexico over $100,000 and gives fan ban for offensive chant at 2022 World Cup

MEXICO CITY — FIFA sanctioned the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) for the offensive chants the country's fans made during their matches at last year's World Cup by ordering it to play a game behind closed doors and fined it $108,000.

"The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has fined FMF with a fine of CHF 100,000 and one match to be played behind closed doors in light of chants by Mexican supporters during the Mexico v. Poland and Saudi Arabia v. Mexico World Cup matches," FIFA said in a statement on Friday.

Miguel Herrera desata campaña 24/7 para convertirse en el próximo técnico de la selección mexicana

Cuarenta y tres días después de la triste, pero merecida eliminación en la primera vuelta de Catar 2022, la selección mexicana continúa sin DT.

Consumado el fracaso, la FMF decidió no renovarle a Gerardo Martino y desde entonces se ha abocado a la búsqueda de un nombre que sea capaz de liderar al Tri en sus próximos desafíos, entre ellos la Nations League de la Concacaf en marzo, la Copa de Oro en el verano de 2023 y el Mundial de 2026 que México organizará junto a Canadá y Estados Unidos.

What's going on with Diego Lainez?

Once upon a time, there was a boy whose talent made a nation dream. He was not very tall, but with his nimble legs, speed and dribbling, he challenged giants and brought opponents to their knees.

The stories written about him said he would be a superstar ready to spread countless joyful stories among his fellow compatriots.

The name of this boy was Diego Lainez and his presence today is nothing more than the pale trail of a future that never materialized.

¿Otro naturalizado para el Tri? Nico Ibáñez tramita papeles para defender a la selección mexicana

Nicolás Ibáñez está intratable en la Liga MX.  

Desde su arribo a México para jugar con el Atlético de San Luis en 2018 y posteriormente con el Pachuca en 2021, el argentino no se ha cansado de anotar goles. Ibáñez ha marcado un total de 88 goles en 166 partidos – incluyendo 30 goles en 53 partidos en la liga de ascenso – y viene de coronarse como campeón del futbol mexicano con los Tuzos en el Apertura 2022, siendo el máximo goleador del torneo (11) y la liguilla (5).

El Tri player in hot water after throwing narco-themed party for son's 12th birthday

Mexican international and Cruz Azul defender Julio César Domínguez ("Cata") has gone viral after several photos of his 12-year-old son came to light. What's the fuss about the images? They show he threw the kid a narco-themed birthday celebration.

Yikes!

People were quick to criticize Domínguez online, calling him out for trying to glorify and praise criminal organizations that are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths around Mexico every year. 

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