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Mexico names FIFA U-17 World Cup roster

Mexico is set to try to reach semifinals for fourth straight time.

The FIFA U-17 World Cup in India is set to begin on October 6 and Mexico has just released their 21-man roster for the event. Mexico is in Group F , which many have named the Group of Death, along with Iraq, England and Chile.

Mexico is considered a world powerhouse in this category as they have already two WC titles (2005, 2011) and have reached the semifinals in the last three tournaments. Many people think this could be their best team since the 2011 team that won the title and will go with two stand out offensive players in America's Diego Laínez and Atlas’ Ían Jairo Torres. Here is the squad:

Goalkeepers: Víctor André Alcaráz Díaz (Guadalajara), César Iván López De Alba (Guadalajara), César Rafael Ramos Becerra (Monterrey)

Defenders: Luis Alejandro Olivas Salcedo (Guadalajara), Oscar Haret Ortega Gatica (América), Carlos Alejandro Robles Jiménez (Atlas), Adrian Vázquez Hernández (Pachuca), Sergio Villarreal Lozano (Monterrey), Raúl Martín Sandoval Zavala (Tijuana), Alan Maeda Luevanos (Santos)

Midfielders: Luis Javier Gamíz Ávila(Tijuana), Carlos Eduardo Guerrero Zavala (León), Alexis Hazael Gutiérrez Torres (Guadalajara), Diego Laínez Leyva (América), Deivoon Alexander Magaña Rico (Guadalajara) Jesús Andrés Pérez Álvarez (Querétaro) Marco Antonio Ruíz Zarco (Atlas)

Forwards: Ían Jairo Misael Torres Ramírez (Atlas), Roberto Carlos De la Rosa González (Pachuca), César Saúl Huerta Valera (Guadalajara), Daniel Guadalupe López Valdez (Tijuana)