Israel Castro

Mexico #8 - Midfielder

  • Born: 12/20/80
  • Age: 40
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  • Weight: 0
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Former Liga MX Stars You Didn’t Know Were Still Playing


There was a lot of retirements in the Liga MX this year, but have you ever thought about the former league stars that still play professionally?

Pumas stalwart Israel Castro retires


Israel Castro retires from a great career, where he won four league titles and 2 Gold Cups.

USMNT Scouting Report: Mexico

For the USMNT, "away vs. Mexico" is usually the hardest fixture in qualifying. They're strong, they're deep, & Estadio Azteca could be the toughest venue on Earth. Looking into how the US can break...

Examining Mexico's Midfield: Who Holds The Future For El Tri?


Is it time for Mexico to start thinking long-term about who starts in the central midfield?

Mexico Vs. Poland, 2011 International Friendly: 'Chicharito' Javier Hernandez Starts, Giovani Dos Santos And 'Memo' Guillermo Ochoa Sit


Both Mexico and Poland have decided to keep some of their stars on the bench for their international friendly, either to get them some rest or get looks at other players. Poland has decided to sit...

Chivas Vs. Pumas: Battle of Youth and Class


Chivas and Pumas face off on Saturday night in a highly-anticipated match. One big reason for the excitement is the amount of young Mexican talent that will be on display.

USA Vs. Mexico, 2011 Gold Cup Final: El Tri Lineup


Mexico looked to be suffering from a spate of injuries at just the wrong time. With the Gold Cup final against the United States coming up, José Manuel de la Torre looked like he'd be without the...

USA vs. Mexico: Gold Cup (Copa Oro) Final Live Match Thread


Join our Live Match Thread for chat about the USA vs. Mexico Gold Cup Final, involving the Red Bulls' own Juan Agudelo, Rafael Márquez, and (maybe) Tim Ream.

Gold Cup 2011: Will Slow Starts Come Back to Haunt Mexico?


Saturday night against Guatemala, Mexico earned their fourth Gold Cup win in a row. The victory certainly didn't come easy, though. For the third time in four games, Mexico put together a...

Mexico Vs. Costa Rica, 2011 Gold Cup: El Tri Finishes Group Play with Decisive 4-1 Win


In front of a packed house at Soldier Field in Chicago, Andres Guardado led Mexico to an impressive 4-1 win over Costa Rica in the final Gold Cup group play match for both teams. It was a match...

Mexico Vs. Costa Rica, Gold Cup 2011: Lineups and Live Match Thread


Does Mexico have what it takes to overcome a tough Costa Rica side? Follow along with our live coverage.

Mexico Vs. Cuba, 2011 Gold Cup Preview: Charlotte Welcomes Back El Tri


On Thursday night, the Mexico national team returns to Charlotte, North Carolina, for their second international match in the Queen City in just over a year. North Carolina may be the home of...