Mexico and Chile unveiled lists of players who will travel to the Bay Area for the first international friendly ever hosted by Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Mexico announced a partial travel list that includes MLS All-Star forward Erick “Cubo” Torres of Chivas USA, as well as five top European-based players. The list also features Giovani Dos Santos and Javier Aquino of Villareal CF, 2014 FIFA World Cup standout goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa of Malaga CF, Andres Guardado of Valencia CF and Hector Herrera of FC Porto.
Not to be outdone, Chile’s squad includes stars Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal, Arturo Vidal of Juventus, Eduardo Vargas of Napoli and Claudio Bravo of FC Barcelona. Chile reached the Round of 16 at the recent World Cup in Brazil.
Mexico and Chile will play at Levi’s® Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. PT. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
MEXICO PARTIAL ROSTER – INTERNATIONAL-BASED PLAYERS:
Javier Aquino, Midfielder – Villarreal CF (Spain, La Liga)
Giovani Dos Santos, Midfielder – Villarreal CF (Spain, La Liga) Andrés Guardado, Midfielder – Valencia CF (Spain, La Liga) Héctor Herrera, Midfielder – FC Porto (Portugal, Primeira Liga)
Guillermo Ochoa, Goalkeeper – Málaga CF (Spain, La Liga) Erick Torres, Forward – Chivas USA (USA, Major League Soccer)
Goalkeeper: Claudio Bravo (F.C. Barcelona/ESP)
Defenders: Miiko Albornoz (Hannover 96 /GER), Mauricio Isla (Queens Park Rangers F.C./ENG), Eugenio Mena (Santos F.C./BRA), Gonzalo Jara (FSV Mainz/GER)
Midfielders: Gary Medel (F.C. Internazionale/ITA), Charles Aránguiz (Sport Club Internacional/BRA), Marcelo Díaz (Basel F.C./SUI), Arturo Vidal Juventus F.C./ITA), Carlos Carmona Atalanta Calcio/ITA), Francisco Silva Club Atlético Osasuna/ESP), Rodrigo Millar (Atlas de Guadalajara/MEX)
Forwards: José Pedro Fuenzalida (Boca Juniors/ARG), Fabián Orellana (Celta de Vigo/ESP), Eduardo Vargas (S.S.C. Napoli/ITA), Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal F.C./ENG), Mauricio Pinilla (Genoa CFC/ITA)
Head Coach: Jorge Sampaoli