Cruz Azul

Club Deportivo Social y Cultural Cruz Azul Asociación S.A. de C.V. or simply Cruz Azul is a professional football club based in Mexico City, Mexico. It competes in the Liga MX, the top division of Mexican football.

Originally from Jasso, Hidalgo the club moved to Mexico City in 1971. Estadio Azteca, the nation’s largest sports venue, served as their home venue until 1996, when they moved to the Estadio Azul. After 22 years the team returned to the Azteca at the conclusion of the 2017-18 Liga MX season. Its headquarters are in La Noria, a suburb within Xochimilco in the southern part of Mexico City.

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Full name Club Deportivo Social y Cultural Cruz Azul Asociación S.A. de C.V.
Nickname(s) La Máquina (The Machine)
Los Cementeros (The Cement Makers)
Founded 22 May 1927; 93 years ago
Ground Estadio Azteca
Capacity 87,000
Owner Cemento Cruz Azul
President Álvaro Dávila
Manager Juan Reynoso
League Liga MX

Honours

  • Mexican Primera División/Liga MX: 8
Winner (8) : 1968–69, 1970, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1978–79, 1979–80, Invierno 1997
  • Segunda División de México/Ascenso MX: 1
Winner (1) : 1963–64
  • Copa México/Copa MX: 4
Winner (4) : 1968–69, 1996–97, Clausura 2013, Apertura 2018
  • Campeón de Campeones: 2
Winner (2) : 1968–69, 1973–74
  • Campeonisimo: 1
Winner (1) : 1969
  • Supercopa MX: 1
Winner (1) : 2019
  • CONCACAF Champions’ Cup / Champions League: 6
Winner (6) : 1969, 1970, 1971, 1996, 1997, 2013–14
  • Leagues Cup: 1
Winner (1) : 2019

Team Roster

2021 Team Roster
(Updated 28-02-2021)
Manager : Juan Reynoso
José de Jesús Corona (Goalkeeper)
Andrés Gudiño (Goalkeeper)
Sebastián Jurado (Goalkeeper)
Jaiber Jiménez
Luis Romo
Julio Domínguez
José Martínez
Adrián Aldrete
Pablo Aguilar
Juan Escobar
Pablo Ceppelini
Alex Castro
Elías Hernández
Josué Domínguez
José Rivero
Víctor Yotun
Alexis Gutiérrez
Rafael Baca
Roberto Alvarado
Orbelín Pineda
Jonathan Rodríguez
Santiago Giménez
Alexis Pena
Guadalajara Chivas (January 2021)