El Tri legend Rafael Márquez to become new Mexico assistant coach — Here's why

Mexican legend Rafael Márquez is set to become El Tri’s newest assistant coach. All with the plan to lead Mexico as head coach in a FIFA World Cup.

Rafa Márquez to become Mexico assistant coach; will become head coach for 2030 World Cup

According to reports coming out of Mexico, FC Barcelona Atlètic head coach Rafa Márquez is just details away from accepting the proposal of become the Mexican national team’s assistant manager.

USMNT to lose binational prospects Luna, Gutiérrez and Gómez to Mexico

The USMNT is close to losing a trio of talented prospects to their biggest rival.

USMNT to lose prospects Diego Luna, Brian Gutiérrez and Jonathan Gómez to Mexico

Diego Luna, Brian Gutiérrez and Jonathan Gómez, some of the most promising young prospects in U.S. Soccer, are close to officially choosing to play for the Mexican national team at the senior level over the U.S. men’s national team, despite representing the USMNT at the youth level.

Mexico crash out of Copa América after 0-0 draw with Ecuador

GLENDALE, Arizona, June 30 (Reuters) - Ecuador secured a place in the Copa America quarter-finals on Sunday after grinding out a 0-0 draw with Mexico, who bowed out of the tournament after finished third in Group B.

Ecuador face defending champions Argentina in the quarters, while group winners Venezuela, who beat Jamaica 3-0, take on Canada.

La Tri finished level with Mexico on four points but progress to the last eight thanks to a superior goal difference.

Watch: Gerardo Arteaga GOLAZO gives Mexico 1-0 win over Jamaica in 2024 Copa América debut

Aaaaaaaaaand breathe, Mexican fans.

Mexico were able to gain their first three points of the 2024 Copa América after defeating Concacaf-colleague Jamaica 1-0 on Saturday in what was bittersweet start to their tournament.

Edson Álvarez injury, to miss rest Copa América

El Tri’s Copa América opener started with a huge blow after captain and star midfielder Edson Álvarez fell to the ground following an apparent leg injury, forcing his substitution in the 22nd minute.

Edson Álvarez exits Mexico’s Copa América opener with injury — fans debate if field was to blame

Mexico’s Copa América tournament got off to a nightmare start as star midfielder Edson Álvarez exited the first half in tears as he pulled up with an injury.

Midway through the first half Álvarez was tracking back to help defend a Jamaica counterattack when he went down grabbing the back of his leg. There was no contact with any other players.

Edson Álvarez injury vs Jamaica

Edson Álvarez heavily linked to Manchester United in big summer transfer

Edson could be the next ex-Ajax man to reunite with Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford.

Mexico national team captain and West Ham's Edson Álvarez could be making a big move this summer, with reports linking the midfielder to Manchester United.

Edson Álvarez linked to Manchester United for summer transfer

According to Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United are seriously considering signing Álvarez in the upcoming transfer window amidst the exit of Casemiro.

The18’s Copa América power rankings — Final edition

It’s finally Copa América week, which means it’s time for The18’s latest and final power rankings.

As the highly anticipated Copa América 2024 approaches, soccer fans are eager to see which national teams will dominate the now bi-continental South American tournament this summer.

From CONMEBOL powerhouses like Brazil and Argentina, rising contenders such as Colombia and Uruguay and the highly-anticipated performances and return of Concacaf giants Mexico and USMNT, the question of who will take the tournament home is up for grabs.

Here is every MLS player participating in the 2024 Copa América

The Copa América will have a taste of MLS this summer.

MLS is slowly, but surely becoming one of the most competitive leagues in North and South America, with players representing the league at some of the highest levels of play in the world.

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Reports: Guillermo Ochoa will not be included in Mexico’s Copa América squad list

El Tri’s legendary goalkeeper will be on sabbatical this summer.

Guillermo Ochoa to be cut from Mexico Copa América squad

According to various reports, Guillermo Ochoa will not be included in Mexico’s squad list for the Copa America this July. Club América goalkeeper, Luis Ángel Malagón, is expected to take his place in the starting XI.

The18’s Copa América power rankings — Spring edition

The March international break recently finished which means it’s time for The18’s latest Copa América power rankings. The big tournament is only about three months out!

Two Concacaf teams secured the final two qualification spots with Canada and Costa Rica booking their tickets for this summer’s big event.

These rankings are based on recent performances and how we feel each team will perform in the tournament. After each person listed their top 16 teams, we aggregated the results into one official power rankings list.

Here’s our spring list for the 16 teams.