Mexico national football team (El Tri)

Founded: 1927
Address: Federacion Mexicana de Futbol Asociacion
Colima No. 373
Colonia Roma
Mexico D.F. 06700

Mexico appeared in the first World Cup Finals in 1930 and have gone on to feature another 13 times. They hosted the tournament in both 1970 and 1986 where on both occasions they achieved their best result of the quarter final stage.

With nine titles Mexico is the most successful team in the history of the CONCACAF Championship and Gold Cup. Most recently they convincingly beat the hosts USA 4-2 in the final of 2011. In addition, they are regularly invited to participate in the Copa America despite not being part of Estadio Aztec is the biggest national team stadium in the world with a capacity of 105,000.

Claudio Su?rez, perhaps one of Mexico's most influential players, is the third most capped international of all time having played 178 times.

More recently, having enhanced his reputation in Europe playing for Manchester United, Javier Hernandez has starred and at the 2011 Gold Cup he was top goalscorer with seven goals.

Mexico 'A' international all-time totals

Games won: 572
Games drawn: 244
Games lost: 270
Goals for: 1929
Goals against: 1106
Average goals for: 1.77
Average goals against: 1.02

Venue: Azteca Stadium, Mexico City