Mariano Trujillo

Soccer Analyst

Edgar Mariano Trujillo Reyes is a FOX Sports soccer analyst working the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He is a former Mexican footballer who works as a soccer analyst for FOX Deportes, as well as on FOX Sports’ coverage of numerous international soccer tournaments.

Trujillo began his broadcasting career with FOX Sports, serving as a studio analyst on FS1 for the 2013 Gold Cup. He then expanded his duties as a soccer analyst on FOX Deportes, and continues to work with FOX Sports for select tournaments.

A product of the youth system of Pumas UNAM, Trujillo made his Mexican First Division debut in October of 1996. He represented the Mexico City club from 1996-2003, except for a half-year stint at Santos Laguna (2001), where he helped Santos to the Verano 2001 championship. From 2003-2008, he played for Mexican First Division clubs Morelia (2003-2007), and Atlante (2008). In all, Trujillo has played in 284 Mexican First Division games (233 as a starter), in which he registered 35 goals and two assists. He also played in the Copa Libertadores and the CONCACAF Champions League, among other tournaments.

In 2009, Trujillo signed with Chivas USA, started 18 games and made three substitution appearances in his first season. He became a starter for the team in his second year, and inherited Jonathan Bornstein’s role as captain when Bornstein was not active. Trujillo remained with Chivas USA through the 2011 season.

Trujillo was a member of Mexico’s U-20 squad at the 1997 World Youth Championship in Malaysia. Trujillo played two games with the Mexico national team in 2003, his first against El Salvador in Carson, California. He scored an international goal in a friendly match against Peru in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Born on May 19, 1977 in Mexico City, Trujillo started playing soccer at age of 4. After his playing career, he coached in the Mexican league, then moved to broadcasting. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Tania.