Alvarez, 18, is among a notable contigent of Major League Soccer players on El Tri manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino’s roster, which include Sporting Kansas City‘s Alan Pulido, LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos, and Inter Miami CF‘s Rodolfo Pizarro.
This is the roster that has been called by HC Gerardo Martino for our upcoming prep matches 🆚🇨🇷 and 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿!!!
— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) March 17, 2021
Alvarez is a dual-national and has been courted to represent the United States men’s squad, as well. He most recently trained with the USMNT at a January camp, but would need to file a one-time switch with FIFA since he has played for Mexico in official youth competitions.