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Mexico has appeared in 15 World Cups. Their first one was Uruguay 1930, where they lost all their matches.
El Tri took 28 years to grab their first point in the competition, when they tied to one goal against Wales in Sweden 1958.
Mexico's first victory came in the following edition. They defeated Czechoslovakia 3-1 with goals from Isidoro Diaz, Alfredo del Aguila and Hector Hernandez.
In 1970, Mexico became the first country from North America that organized a World Cup; they received the honor again in 1986. In both editions El Tri reached the quarterfinals, their best result in the tournament history.
Since United States 1994 the team has not missed a single World Cup, and in all of them they have qualified to the knockout stage.
Their best performance outside home turf was at Korea-Japan 2002, where they led Group G with a 2-1-0 record; they lost in the round of 16 to United States.
Top scorer at World Cup finals: Luis Hernandez (four, in France 1998).
Most appearances at World Cup finals: Rafael Marquez (12).
Youngest player to feature at World Cup finals: Manuel Rosas (Uruguay 1930, 18 years, two months and 26 days).
Oldest player to feature at World Cup finals: Cuauhtemoc Blanco (South Africa 2010, 37 years, five months and five days).
Most World Cups played: Antonio Carbajal (five: Brazil 1950, Switzerland 1954, Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and England 1966).
Previous World Cup meetings:
Mexico has never faced Cameroon.
Brazil has beat Mexico three times: 4-0 at Brazil 1950; 5-0 at Switzerland 1954, and 2-0 at Chile 1962.
Mexico defeated Croatia 1-0 at Korea-Japan 2002.