The 2026 World Cup It’s just around the corner. However Mexico and the United States share headquarters with Canada the rivalry between these teams is undeniable and the race to get in shape for the tournament has begun.
One of the parameters that often causes comparison is the number of players playing in Europe and, at least, in that area, the United States has the lead.
The list of Americans in the five major European leagues ranges from 25 elements. the Bundesliga It has 10 players from the North American country, followed by Premier League with eight; THE A league with four; two of Ligue 1 and a representative of LaLiga.
With American representation in five major leagues and with an average age of 24.76 (of 25 players), it is clear that the project is aiming for success in 2026.
on Mexico They don’t even have half. Only seven boast the best tournaments in the Old Continent: Andrés Guardado (Betis), César Montes (Almería) and Julián Araujo (Las Palmas) in LaLiga; Raúl Jimenez (Fulham) and Edson Álvarez (West Ham), in the Premier League; Guillermo Ochoa (Salernitana) and Johan Vásquez (Genoa), in Serie A.
“There is a great need to export young players that allow us access to the competition and a passport to the community,” he explained. ‘La Bomba’ Rodríguez, president commissioner of the Mexican Soccer Federation, who knows that it is a necessity that the Mexican legion in Europe continues to nurture.
LALIGA – SPAIN
1.-Luca de la Torre 25 years Celta de Vigo
PREMIER LEAGUE – ENGLAND
1.-Tyler Adams 24 years Bournemouth
2.-Antonee Robinson 26 years old Fulham
3.-Auston Trusty 25 years old Sheffield United
4.-Chris Richards 23 years old Crystal Palace
5.-Matt Turner 29 years Nottingham Forest
6.-Zack Steffen 28 years old Manchester City
7.-Ethan Horvath 28 years Nottingham Forest
8.-Tim Ream 35 years old Fulham
SERIES A – ITALY
1.-Christian Pulisic 24 years old Milan
2.-Yunus Musah 20 years old Milan
3.-Weston McKennie 25 years old Juventus
4.-Timothy Weah 23 years old Juventus
LIGUE 1 – FRANCE
1. Folarin Balogun, 22, Monaco
2.-Emmanuel Sabbi 25 years old Le Havre
BUNDESLIGA – GERMANY
1.-Giovanni Reyna 20 years old Borussia Dortmund
2.-Brenden Aaronson 22 years old Union Berlin
3.-Joe Scally 20 years old Mönchengladbach
4.-Jordan Pefok 27 years old Mönchengladbach
5.-Kevin Paredes 20 years old Wolfsburg
6.-Paxten Aaronson 20 years Eintracht Frankfurt
7.-Anthony Brooks 30 years old Hoffenheim
8.-Lennard Maloney 23 years old Heidenheim 1846
9.-Timothy Chandler 33 years old Eintracht Frankfurt
10.-Ulysses Llanez 22 years old Wolfsburg
LALIGA – SPAIN –
1.-Andrés Guardado 36 years old Real Betis
2.-César Montes, 26 years old, Almería
3.-Julián Araujo 22 years old Las Palmas
PREMIER LEAGUE – ENGLAND
1.-Raúl Jiménez 32 Fulham
2.-Edson Álvarez 25 years old West Ham
SERIES A – ITALY – MEXICANS
1.-Guillermo Ochoa, 38 years old from Salernitana
2.-Johan Vásquez, 24 years old, Genoa