The Mexican national soccer team announced its new call-up for the friendly matches scheduled on October 14 and 17.
The team under Jaime Lozano will face Ghana at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte and Germany at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
The novelty this time is the inclusion of a fourth goalkeeper, Julio Gonzlez of Pumas, Toluca midfielder Marcel Ruiz, and Club Amrica defender Ramn Jurez.
Apart from these additions, there are no other surprises in the team coached by Jaime Lozano for these matches, which once again will take place in the United States.
The ‘fighters’ of the Arcade
Another intriguing aspect that caught the fans’ attention was the unique way in which this call-up was announced.
The official X account of the Mexican National Soccer Team unveiled the players one by one.
Each player’s announcement was presented through vintage video game screens, commonly referred to as ‘Arcade,’ complete with sound effects that evoke vintage video game nostalgia.
The FMF encouraged all Liga MX clubs through their official accounts to participate in the announcement helping them unveil each player call-up.
Check out the complete call-up list for the games against Ghana and Germany:
– Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa, Luis Malagn, Antonio Rodrguez and Julio Gonzlez.
– Defenders: Jess Gallardo, Kevin lvarez, Ramn Jurez, Johan Vzquez, Csar Montes, Vctor Guzmn, Gerardo Arteaga and Jorge Snchez.
– Midfielders: Luis Chvez, Edson lvarez, Luis Romo, Sebastin Crdova, Marcel Ruiz, Jordi Cortizo, Erik Snchez and Uriel Antuna.
– Forwards: Santiago Gimnez, Hirving Lozano, Henry Martn, Orbeln Pineda and Ral Jimnez.