Rafa Marquez entered the history of the World Cup when Osorio, Mexico coach, He decided to give entry into Mexico's victory against Germany in their first World Cup match Russia 2018. To jump to the pitch, Mexico became the third player to play in five World Cups and the fourth to be present in five world championships.
Marquez has defended the shirt of Mexico in: Korea and Japan 2002, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018. Mexican veteran player precisely matched his compatriot Antonio Carbajal who also played in five World (1950, 1954, 1958, 1962 Y 1966).
German Lothar Matthaus also played in five World. The legendary futbolista`participó in: Spain 82, Mexico 86, Italy 90, USA 94 and France 98. Gianluigi Buffon was also in five World although one of them did not play, in France 98, where he was the third goalkeeper. No classification of Italy deprived of being the only player to have been convened in six World Cups.