Rafa Márquez, celebrating the victory against Germany


Rafa Márquez makes history with his 5 World-wide with Mexico

Published:18/06/2018 - 11:13h

Updated:18/06/2018 - 11:14h

The mythical ex Mexican player of the FC Barcelona, Rafa Márquez, has made history in the international football when turning into the fourth footballer that achieves to participate in five World-wide. The 'kaiser' had some minutes in the victory in front of Germany

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Rafa Márquez has made history. The one who does some years had a big performance in the FC Barcelona, playing so much of central as of mediocentro in some occasions, has turned into the fourth footballer of the history that has achieved to participate in five World-wide.

The 'Kaiser of Michoacán' goes in of this way in a selecto group of the that formed part before that he his compatriot Antonio Carbajal, the German Lothar Matthäus and the Italian Gianluigi Buffon, the one who would have turned into the only footballer in playing six World-wide if the Italian selection had attained to classify for the final phase of Russia 2018.

The question is that Márquez, to his 39 years, ingresó this Sunday on the lawn during the last minutes of the Mexico-Germany, with victory by 1-0 for the centroamericanos. With his entrance in the minute 73 by Andrés Saved, Márquez made history after having withdrawn does some weeks of the football in active to level of clubs.

In fact, Márquez possibly have been the best Mexican footballer in the last 20 years. In 1999 it was summoned for the Glass America of Paraguay and since woke up the interest of varied of the best team of the world, arriving first to the Monaco with hardly 20 years and, after strengthening in the titularity, fichando by the FC Barcelona.

And it is that Márquez lived his best moments like figure of the Barça between 2003 and 2010, stage in which it won twice the UEFA Champions League, four times LaLiga Spanish, three the Supercopa and one the Glass of Rey.

Later it went through the New York Network Bull, the Club León, Hellas Verona and up to now had a place in the Atlas with 39 years, still in active thanks to his big physical conditions and to the passion that has felt from always by the football.

Rafa Márquez, with the illusion of a boy

Now, already without team, faces the World-wide of Russia 2018 with the illusion of a boy, sabedor that it will be the last competition that contest in active. For the moment, already it has attained an unexpected victory with Mexico in front of Germany (1-0), one of the big favourite to conquer the World-wide, by what who knows until where will be able to arrive the selection of the 'Kaiser'.

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