Dos Santos out of Mexico World Cup squad
Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has failed to make Mexico's final 23-player squad for the World Cup unveiled by the country's football federation today.sports Updated: May 31, 2010 17:31 IST
Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has failed to make Mexico's final 23-player squad for the World Cup unveiled by the country's football federation today.
In a statement, the federation confirmed: "The Barcelona player Jonathan dos Santos has been remvoed from the squad and will not participate at the World Cup."
Mexico, who are in Germany for pre-World Cup training, are in Group A with hosts South Africa, Uruguay and France.
World Cup Squad
Goalkeepers: Memo Ochoa (America), Luis Ernesto Michel (Chivas/USA), Oscar Perez (Chiapas)
Defenders: Rafael Marquez (Barcelona/ESP), Ricardo Osorio (Stuttgart/GER), Hector Moreno (AZ Alkmmar/NED), Francisco Rodriguez (PSV Eindhoven/NED), Carlos Salcido (PSV Eindhoven/NED), Paul Aguilar (Pachuca), Efrain Juarez (Pumas UNAM)
Midfielders: Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara), Jorge Torres Nilo (Atlas), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (Pumas UNAM), Andres Guardado (Deportivo La Coruna/ESP).
Forwards: Pablo Barrera (Pumas UNAM), Adolfo Bautista (Guadalajara), Alberto Medina (Guadalajara), Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Veracruz), Javier Hernandez (Guadalajara), Giovani dos Santos (Galatasaray/TUR), Guillermo Franco (West Ham/ENG), Carlos Vela (Arsenal/ENG)