Washington, D.C., (02/09/2022) – Karina Rodriguez has been called up to the Mexico women’s national football team, the organization announced today. Rodriguez earned her first national team call-up last February.
Mexico will compete in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers this month in Group A. The team will open up play on Thursday, February 17 against Suriname at Estadio Universitario in San Nicolás de los Garza. On Sunday, February 20, Mexico will take on Antigua and Barbuda at Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez in Santo Domingo.
Originally from Torrance, California, Rodriguez attended UCLA and played four seasons with the Bruins before signing with the Spirit in June 2021. As a senior at UCLA, Rodriguez earned First Team All-Pac-12 and All-Region nods. Prior to joining the Mexican national team, Rodriguez competed for several United States youth national teams.