Quick El Tri Headlines: Thanksgiving week 2013

Rafa Marquez will look to be the first to Captain a team at 4 World Cups (Getty)


  • After their 4-2 win over New Zealand, Mexico became the 31st team to claim a spot to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Mexico won the aggregate 9-3.
  • The FMF and Club owners will meet on December 2nd to determine who will coach Mexico in 2014.
  • Mexico is searching for opponents to open up the road to Brazil 2014. First up looks to be the Korean Republic in January (San Antonio, Texas).
  • Carlos Vela became the first Mexican to score 4 goals (in a game) in Europe. Giovani dos Santos recently spoke about Vela’s return to El Tri. Miguel Herrera also added he will look to speak with Vela if he remains Mexico’s coach in 2014.
  • The World Cup group draw will be done on December 6th. Here is how the pots look:

Pot 1: Brazil (Host), Uruguay, Spain, Colombia, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, Switzerland

Pot 2: Japan, Iran, Korea Republic, United States, Honduras, Costa Rica, Australia, Mexico

Pot 3: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria, Cameroon, Chile, Ecuador, France

Pot 4: Italy, Netherlands, England, Portugal, Greece, Bosnia, Croatia, Russia


4 thoughts on “Quick El Tri Headlines: Thanksgiving week 2013”

    1. Could 3 Europeans in one group be possible? I thought the most would be 2… I get the pots, but that would be terrible for Mexico.Mex can beat France and Portugal, but Germany? I doubt it.

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