After 16 years and 5 World Cups played with the Mexican team, Andres Guardado confirms his goodbye to the Tricolor with an emotional video through his social networks.
With 36 yearsthe midfielder and current Betis player from Spain confirmed what he commented at the end of the World Cup in Qatar that this would be his last World Cup tournament defending the green.
“I had already said it a long time ago but I had not stopped to thank you for everything I have experienced in these 16 years in the Mexican National Team! …impossible to express in words how grateful and privileged I feel!! … Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who accompanied me and I was lucky enough to share moments during this beautiful dream! …. All my teammates, the different coaching staff, all the staff who are a very important part of the day and of course all the loyal fans who have accompanied me throughout all these years that now I am one of you! THANK YOU!!!” posted on his Instagram account.
In total he disputed 181 matches officials with the Mexico shirt and got 28 goals throughout his career.
With the National Team he raised three Gold Cupsthat of 2011, 2015 and the last one that a national team conquered, that of 2019.
He is the third player in the history of Mexico to come to play 5 World Cupsdebuting in Germany 2006, followed by South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014, Russia 2018 and ending in Qatar 2022.