This could be it for several Mexico national team players.
Juan Carlos Osorio has called in 26 players to be part of his squad to face Iceland and Croatia in March friendly matches, but the Mexico manager says he already knows who will be on his list to go to the World Cup. We've seen over the past few years, though, that Osorio is now willing to have his mind changed. The players not currently on the list still could change his mind, while some of the players who may be set for the trip to Russia could need to shore up their spot.
Starting from most necessary to least, we've taken a look at the players who have to impress the Colombian coach and his staff this month to have any chance of fulfilling the dream of representing their country at the sport's biggest stage.