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Mexico in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Mexico's 12th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Quarter-finals on home soil: Mexico 1970 and Mexico 1986.

Mexico in the 2002 World Cup

Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación
Group G

Croatia vs Mexico

Blanco kept his cool to give Mexico the win by a solitary goal, over ten-man Croatia, in their opening Group G match.

Mexico vs Ecuador

Ecuador managed to score their first goal in a World Cup finals but have still to earn a point, as this win puts Mexico three points ahead of Italy.

Mexico vs Italy

Mexico finished top of the group, after drawing this match with Italy.

Knockout Stage

Mexico vs United States (Second Round)

Mexico failed to live up to their expectations and couldn't get past Brad Friedel.

Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol.

Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación.

Mexico World Cup Squad


1 Oscar Pérez (Cruz Azul)
12 Oswaldo Sánchez (Guadalajara)
23 Jorge Campos (UNAM)


2 Francisco Javier De Anda (Pachuca)
5 Manuel Vidrio (Pachuca)
7 Ramón Morales (Guadalajara)
16 Salvador Carmona (Toluca)
20 Melvin Brown (Cruz Azul)
22 Alberto Rodríguez (Pachuca)


4 Rafael Márquez (Monaco)
6 Gerardo Torrado (Seville)
8 Alberto García Aspe (Puebla)
11 Braulio Luna (América)
13 Sigifredo Mercado (Atlas)
14 Germán Villa (América)
18 Johan Rodríguez (Santos Laguna)
19 Gabriel Caballero (Pachuca)


3 Rafael García (Toluca)
9 Jared Borguetti (Santos Laguna)
10 Cuauthémoc Blanco (Real Valladolid)
15 Luis Hernández (América)
17 Francisco Palencia (Espanyol)
21 José Arellano (Monterrey)

Javier Aguirre.

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
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Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

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