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Héctor Herrera and the Mexican champions in La Liga: who are they and when did they win?

Héctor Herrera was added to a select group of Mexicans who became champions in Spain

Héctor Herrera was added to a select group of Mexicans who became champions in Spain.
Héctor Herrera was added to a select group of Mexicans who became champions in Spain.

After a hearty season until the last minute, Héctor Herrera won the Spanish La Liga title with Atlético Madrid, after beating Valladolid on the final matchday. The Mexican became the fourth tricolor player to lift this trophy. 

Héctor Herrera was added to a select group of Mexicans who became champions in Spain.

It should be noted that the maximum winner is in the female branch. Kenti Robles achieved a total of six titles with the rojiblancas during his stay as a footballer for the mattresses. A number that no element of the manly has been able to match so far.

Hugo Sánchez - 85-86, 86-87, 87-88, 88-89 and 89-90

Real Madrid took over LaLiga during the second half of the 1980s. The merengues won five titles in a row between 1986 and 1990, having the Mexican striker as one of their main figures with a total of 150 goals in that five-year period. .

Rafael Márquez - 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09 and 2019-10

The Michoacan defender won four LaLiga titles in the 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09 and 2019-10 seasons, starring in three of those four championships. With Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola he was a fundamental piece, although in the last title, that of the sextete of 2009-2010, injuries forced them to play a secondary role.

Jonathan dos Santos - 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2012-13

The Mexican midfielder was champion three times with the Blaugrana jersey, but he never played more than three games in each of those seasons. In his place were Xavi, Andrés Iniesta and Sergio Busquets, which is why he decided to leave the Culé team to have minutes with Villarreal.

Héctor Herrera - 2020-2021

Had it not been for the injuries, Héctor Herrera would have been even more important in obtaining this title for Atlético de Madrid. The Mexican became one of Diego Simeone's trusted men thanks to his versatility in midfield to recover balls and join the attack.

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