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Rafael Marquez

Born: February 13, 1979 (age 42)

Height: 6' 0" (183cm)

Hometown: Zamora, Mexico
Nationality: Mexico Mexican

Position: Defender
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez salutes the crowd on June 03, 2002.
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Career History
International1997-Mexico
Sports Mole has 52 articles about Rafael Marquez. Articles 1 to 40:
Neymar, Willian and Paulinho celebrate during Brazil's international friendly with Austria in June 2018
Team News: Willian keeps spot in Brazil attack
Chelsea's Willian keeps his position in the Brazil attack for Monday's last-16 clash with Mexico at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 2, 13:59
Javier Hernandez in action for Mexico on June 29, 2017
Result: Carlos Vela, Javier Hernandez score in Mexico win
Mexico take a huge step towards the last-16 stage of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over South Korea in Group F on Saturday afternoon.
Jun 23, 17:55
Javier Hernandez in action for Mexico on June 29, 2017
Preview: South Korea vs. Mexico - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview for Saturday's World Cup Group F showdown between South Korea and Mexico.
Jun 22, 09:06
Germany's Joshua Kimmich in action with Mexico's Hirving Lozano on June 17, 2018
Result: Mexico hold on to beat defending world champions Germany
A first-half strike from Hirving Lozano earns Mexico a famous 1-0 win over defending champions Germany in Sunday's World Cup clash in Moscow.
Jun 17, 17:52
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Mexico - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between defending champions Germany and Mexico.
Jun 15, 10:45
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta's greatest Barcelona XI
To mark Andres Iniesta's final game for Barcelona, Sports Mole selects the greatest XI from his illustrious career with the club.
May 22, 08:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Portugal edge out Mexico for third-place finish at Confederations Cup
Portugal dramatically recover from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in the third-place playoff at the 2017 Confederations Cup.
Jul 2, 15:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Fiorentina prove too strong for Hellas Verona
Fiorentina cruise to a comfortable 2-0 victory away to Hellas Verona.
Oct 28, 21:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Afriyie Acquah strike earns Torino draw at Hellas Verona
Afriyie Acquah's goal rescues a point for unbeaten Torino away to Hellas Verona.
Sep 13, 13:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Mexico vs. Ecuador
Sports Mole looks ahead to the final Group A Copa America encounter between Mexico and Ecuador.
Jun 17, 12:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Mexico vs. Bolivia
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Copa America Group A clash between Mexico and Bolivia at the Estadio Sausalito in Chile.
Jun 10, 12:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Copa America - Group A preview
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the four nations that make up Group A of this year's Copa America.
Jun 9, 12:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Philippe Coutinho and Diego Tardelli earn Brazil win
Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in a friendly, thanks to first-half strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Diego Tardelli in Sao Paolo.
Jun 7, 22:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Ten-man Juventus pegged back late on by Hellas Verona
Juan Gomez scores in stoppage time to earn Hellas Verona a 2-2 draw from their home encounter against champions Juventus.
May 30, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Luca Toni starts for Hellas Verona against Empoli
Luca Toni leads the attack for Hellas Verona as they welcome Empoli to the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
May 17, 13:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Antonio Di Natale strike downs Hellas Verona
Antonio Di Natale scores his 13th Serie A goal of the season to help Udinese to a 1-0 win over Hellas Verona.
May 3, 15:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Six changes for Roma against Hellas Verona
Roma make six changes to their starting lineup for the Serie A trip to Hellas Verona following their Europa League excursions.
Feb 22, 13:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Juventus pulverise Hellas Verona to reach Coppa Italia quarter-finals
Juventus advance to the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia after thrashing Hellas Verona 6-1 in Thursday evening's clash at the Juventus Stadium.
Jan 15, 21:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Sampdoria ease past 10-man Hellas Verona
Sampdoria claim a 3-1 victory against Hellas Verona, who played for over an hour with 10 men following the dismissal of Rafael Marquez.
Dec 8, 21:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Gonzalo Higuain back for Napoli
Gonzalo Higuain returns to start for Napoli in today's Serie A match against Hellas Verona at the Stadio San Paolo.
Oct 26, 16:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: AC Milan ease past Hellas Verona
Keisuke Honda scores twice as AC Milan climb to fourth in Serie A with a 3-1 victory over Hellas Verona.
Oct 19, 15:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Marquez back in Europe with Hellas Verona
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez will return to a major European league next season to play for Italian side Hellas Verona, according to Club Leon president Jesus Martinez.
Aug 4, 23:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Video: Discussing whether Arjen Robben dived and other incidents from Netherlands-Mexico
The Sports Mole Sofa panel debate whether Arjen Robben dived, as well as looking at other controversial issues from Netherlands-Mexico.
Jul 1, 12:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Danny Murphy disappointed in Arjen Robben's diving antics
Danny Murphy says that the Netherlands' win over Mexico has left a "bitter taste in the mouth" due to Arjen Robben's diving antics.
Jun 30, 08:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Player Ratings: Netherlands 2-1 Mexico
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed as Netherlands beat Mexico 2-1 in their last-16 World Cup clash on Sunday.
Jun 29, 20:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Netherlands 2-1 Mexico
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Netherlands beat Mexico 2-1 in their last-16 World Cup clash.
Jun 29, 19:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Netherlands through to World Cup quarter-finals after late drama against Mexico
Netherlands score twice in the final moments to come from behind and beat Mexico in their World Cup last-16 clash in Fortaleza.
Jun 29, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Slow going in Fortaleza heat between Netherlands, Mexico
Netherlands and Mexico cancel each other out in the first half of the World Cup last-16 tie in searing-hot Fortaleza.
Jun 29, 17:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez expects tough Netherlands clash
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez admits that his team faces a difficult test when they play the Netherlands in the second round of the World Cup.
Jun 24, 12:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Javier Hernandez praises Rafael Marquez
Mexico and Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez praises teammate Rafael Marquez for his performance against Croatia on Monday night.
Jun 24, 02:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Player Ratings: Croatia 1-3 Mexico
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during Mexico's 3-1 win over Croatia in their final Group A clash this evening.
Jun 24, 00:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Croatia 1-3 Mexico
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Mexico's 3-1 win over Croatia in Group A this evening as El Tri book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jun 23, 23:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Mexico through to last 16 of the World Cup
Mexico see off Croatia 3-1 to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup in Recife.
Jun 23, 23:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Croatia 1-3 Mexico - as it happened
Relive Mexico's 3-1 win over Croatia as they book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup at the expense of their European counterparts.
Jun 23, 20:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Marquez ready for "biggest game"
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez says that his team's World Cup clash against Croatia will be their "biggest game" of the tournament.
Jun 23, 00:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Marquez: 'Mexico aiming for win against Croatia'
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez claims that his team will do all that they can to beat Croatia at the World Cup on Monday.
Jun 22, 13:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Brazil 0-0 Mexico
Sports Mole dissects the action as Mexico hold Brazil to a goalless draw in their World Cup Group A clash.
Jun 17, 22:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Marquez urges Mexico to take chance against Brazil
Rafael Marquez urges his Mexican teammates to seize their chance and beat Brazil at the World Cup.
Jun 17, 11:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Marquez: 'We must stop Neymar'
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez picks out Neymar as Brazil's main threat ahead of the pair's World Cup Group A meeting on Tuesday.
Jun 16, 17:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Javier Hernandez left out by Mexico
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is left on the bench by Mexico for their World Cup opener against Cameroon, with Giovanni dos Santos preferred in attack.
Jun 13, 16:20

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JapanJapan114520
United StatesUnited States1010929
ChinaChina105823
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AustraliaAustralia61815
Great BritainGreat Britain56415
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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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