The former Club America boss has his team in the round of 16, and his country has fallen for his fiery style.
Monday, June 23, 2014
A year ago, Rafa Marquez didn't even look like someone who would make El Tri's World Cup team. Today, he's captain of a Mexico team rolling to the round of 16.
The coach was thrilled to see his set-piece ploys pay dividends as his captain inspired a win over Croatia, and believes CONCACAF sides deserve respect for their showings
The Mexico striker has paid tribute to his captain for his influence both on and off the pitch and is determined to see his side go beyond the last 16 at the World Cup
The Porto midfielder led Mexico in passes completed, duels won and recoveries as El Tri secured passage to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Croatia.
On a night when a tie would have been enough to earn a place in the round of 16, Mexico routed Croatia in a confidence-boosting win that sets up a date with the Netherlands.
The Croatia boss had few complaints as his side bowed out of the World Cup following a 3-1 defeat to El Tri on Monday
Miguel Herrera's men moved into the round of 16 for the sixth straight World Cup after a convincing 3-1 win over the Europeans.
Mexico made it into the last 16 of the World Cup with an impressive 3-1 win over Croatia.
The Manchester United striker scored the final goal in Recife after captain Rafael Marquez and Andres Guardado had netted in quick succession to set up a meeting with Netherlands.
The chief operating officer of El Tri says that FIFA can do nothing about the slurs that fans have used at the World Cup in Brazil.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Members of the Croatian contingent were in a bullish mood ahead of the crunch match with El Tri.
The Mexican midfielder is happy he passed up an opportunity to head to the United States as a teenager after earning an unlikely spot in El Tri's starting lineup.
Unless Cameroon produces an upset for the ages, only one team will leave Recife with a place in the round of 16.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
After an opening win over Cameroon and a hard-earned draw with Brazil, only Croatia stands between Mexico and the knockout stages.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
According to a report, FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico over 'improper conduct' of their supporter section in Fortaleza.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Miguel Herrera has connected with Mexico's players after El Tri's confidence hit rock bottom under Chepo de la Torre.
After drawing their second Group A match, El Tri will need to avoid defeat against Croatia to make the knockout rounds.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The wing back, who spent time on loan at Leverkusen last season, says the El Tri players based in Europe have proven their worth.
The Mexico goalkeeper said he enjoyed "the game of my life" as El Tri grabbed a scoreless draw against Brazil.