Francisco Gabriel de Anda

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Francisco Gabriel de Anda
Personal information
Full name José Francisco Gabriel de Anda
Date of birth (1971-06-05) 5 June 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1995 UAT 27 (1)
1995–1998 Santos Laguna 96 (7)
1998–2000 Cruz Azul 56 (2)
2000–2005 Pachuca 202 (3)
2006–2007 Santos Laguna 42 (1)
Total 423 (14)
National team
1997–2002 Mexico 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Francisco Gabriel de Anda (born 5 June 1971 in Mexico City) is a Mexican retired footballer who currently works for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Mexico as an analyst

Club career[edit]

He played for several clubs, including Santos Laguna, Cruz Azul, Pachuca and Correcaminos

International career[edit]

He played for the Mexico national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Personal life[edit]

Contrary to popular belief, his given name is "Francisco", and his last names are "Gabriel" and "de Anda". This confusion happens because Gabriel is a common given name.

Gabriel de Anda currently works for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Mexico as an analyst.

His brother, Juan Carlos Gabriel de Anda, is also a sports analyst and has worked for FOX and ESPN.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. March 18, 1998 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Paraguay 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2. April 17, 2002 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, United States  Bulgaria 1–0 1–0 Friendly



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