|Full name||Érick Germán Aguirre|
|Date of birth||23 February 1997|
|Place of birth||La Ruana, Michoacán, Mexico|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 October 2018
Starting his youth career with Morelia in 2012, he broke out into the senior Morelia team in 2014. He participated with the team for 2 years before heading over to Pachuca.
Aguirre participated in the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Panama. With Mexico winning the tournament, the team would go on to qualify to the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Aguirre would also go on to participated in the U-17 World Cup. During the final against Nigeria, he would score an own goal at the 9th minute as Mexico would go on to lose 3–0.
Aguirre was called up by Sergio Almaguer to participate in the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica. Mexico would go on winning the tournament. Aguirre was then called up to participate in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup with Mexico in New Zealand, where he would appear in all three group stage matches but Mexico would finish last in the group.
On 7 July 2016, Aguirre was named in Mexico's 21-man squad that would participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He would only appear in two group stage matches as Mexico would be eliminated in the group stage.
Mexico national team
Mexico interim manager, Ricardo Ferretti, called up Aguirre for the first time for September friendlies against Uruguay and the United States. He would make his debut with the national team on 11 September 2018 in a friendly match against the United States, losing 1–0.
Style of play
Tom Marshall of ESPN described Aguirre as, "The cultured midfielder seems to see the game in slow motion, has an excellent temperament and can also play at right-back, where his passing ability adds an extra element to his team's play in possession."
- CONCACAF U-17 Championship: 2013
- CONCACAF U-20 Championship: 2015
- CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 2015
- "Erick Germain Aguirre Tafolla". Ligamx.net. Liga MX. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
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- Blight, Garry (14 October 2014). "Next Generation 2014: 40 of the best young talents in world football". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- Sierra, Axel (14 August 2014). "Erick Aguirre, motivado por su debut con Monarcas". Quadratin. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- "Morelia 2 - Pumas 3". ESPN. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- "Erick Aguirre, una promesa que llega al Pachuca". Univision. 8 June 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- "Almaguer define a sus guerreros para el Mundial Sub 20". Excelsior. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "En penales, México se proclama campeón de Premundial sub 20". Excelsior. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "México Sub 20, listo para el Mundial en Nueva Zelanda". Milenio. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- Diaz, Rafael (18 September 2015). "MEXICO NAMES SQUAD FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIP". Mexicanfut.com. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
- "Mexico 2, Honduras 0". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- "Definida la convocatoria del Tri para Juegos Olímpicos". Medio Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 July 2016.
- Sánchez Camacho, Antonio (29 August 2018). ""Tuca" Ferretti revela convocatoria de México". Mi Morelia. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- Martínez, Enrique (11 September 2018). "Con Lainez y Alvarado de titulares y 4 debuts más, así va el Tri vs. EE.UU". Medio Tiempo. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- Marshall, Tom (30 December 2016). "Lozano, Pineda, Montes, Pizarro and Aguirre are El Tri's ones to watch". ESPN. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
- Erick Germain Aguirre Tafolla at Liga MX (in Spanish)
- Érick Aguirre at the International Olympic Committee
- Érick Aguirre at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Érick Aguirre at Soccerway