The Mexican Men’s National Soccer Team is one of the most celebrated teams in all of international competition. The history of the Mexican Men’s National Soccer Team dates back to the early 1900’s and includes some of the best results by any team from North America. The Mexican soccer governing body was officially founded in 1927 and Mexico would go on to compete in the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930. Known as El Tri, La Verde, or just simply Mexico, the Mexican Men’s National Soccer Team competes in FIFA as well as CONCACAF confederation matches. Mexico has also been a regular participant in the Copa America tournament. In CONCACAF matches, no team has had the success that Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team has. Mexico has won more Gold Cup’s than any other team, and has consistently finished in the top 3 in the tournament since it was founded. Some of the most talented players in the history of soccer have played for the Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team, including Jared Borgetti, Javier Hernandez, Claudio Suarez, Gerado Torrado, and Guillermo Ochoa.
Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team vs. the United States
One of the best rivalries in all of international soccer is between Mexico and the United States. The two North American neighbors have consistently been the top two teams in CONCACAF, and have battled for supremacy in the region for decades. The first match between Mexico and the United States took place in 1934, and the Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team has played the US more than 60 times since then. Mexico has dominated much of this rivalry, winning or playing to a draw in 24 straight matches between 1937 and 1980. Following a resurgence in US Soccer in the early 1990’s, this rivalry really gained traction as both teams were both among the top in the world.
1986 FIFA World Cup
1986 represented the 2nd time that Mexico hosted the FIFA World Cup, and the team came into the tournament facing a ton of pressure. Wins against Belgium and Iraq helped push the Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team out of the group stage. El Tri went on to defeat Bulgaria to reach their 2nd ever World Cup quarterfinals. Mexico would go on to play West Germany to a tough 0-0 draw, losing 1-4 in penalty kicks.
1970 FIFA World Cup
One of the top international results for Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team came in the 1970 FIFA World Cup. Mexico kicked off the group stage with a scoreless draw with the Soviet Union, and went on to defeat El Salvador to advance out of the group stage. A victory against Belgium in the next round helped El Tri advance to their first ever quarterfinals in the World Cup. The result still remains as one of the top performances by any team outside of South America and Europe in the World Cup.
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Where does the Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team Play?
Mexico plays at a number of stadiums across the globe, but their home stadium is at Estadio Azteca. Estadio Azteca is located in mexico City, and can seat over 105,000 fans. Attending a Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team game at Estadio Azteca is one of the top soccer experiences in international competition.
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TicketCity has a large selection of Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team tickets, including some of the lowest priced tickets on the market. Ticket prices to Mexico Men’s National Soccer Team games fluctuate based on demand. Bigger matchups and bigger tournaments like the World Cup and Gold Cup typically have a higher demand & ticket prices. Marquee matchups with teams like the United States, Brazil, and Jamaca can raise ticket prices, while prices fall for tickets to less anticipated friendlies and opponents.
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