After enduring a January full of transfer rumors, Javier Hernandez is responding with his finest form of the season. The Mexican striker found the back of the net again with a well-placed header for West Ham on Saturday. The Chicharito goal vs Watford was his third goal in four matches.
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This Chicharito goal vs Brighton is one to remember. Sadly for West Ham, it was not nearly enough as they lost 3-1 against the Seagulls in English Premier League action on Saturday.
Chicharito is known for poaching goals and generally making a nuisance of himself inside the other team's 18-yard box. However, The Little Pea has a lighter side as well. Check out the five funniest Chicharito moments.
On as a 64th minute substitute for West Ham in their Premier League match against Bournemouth on Saturday, Mexico international Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez scored the equalizer for the Hammers in a 1-1 draw at London Stadium.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is good at a lot of things. Chicharito can score with his feet, his head and, most impressively, his face for both club (West Ham) and country (Mexico). Hammers teammate Pablo Zabaleta is also a pretty good football player, having played right back for Manchester City and the Argentine national team for many years. But neither are very good at the game they played Friday: a Don’t-Laugh Challenge.
Just when you thought Chicharito would have more chances to play, David Moyes is appointed West Ham manager.
Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean bad news at first glance (even though many West Ham fans are reportedly pissed that Moyes was named boss).
However, if you take a look at recent history, you’ll see Moyes’ arrival to the London club could potentially spell a great deal of frustration for Javier Hernández.
Chicharito scored his forth goal of the season playing for West Ham as the Hammers visited Crystal Palace in the tenth week of the Premier League. However, the goal scored by the Mexican was insufficient as Crystal Palace came back from a 0-2 disadvantage in the second half. This was also good news for Chicharito, who has failed to meet the goalscoring expectations placed on him so far.
While playing for a big team like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United or Chelsea is definitely the most common dream for young players, some analysis shows that moving to Spain or England may not be the best choice for CONCACAF players in Europe, at least not early on in their careers.
In this article, we will analyze what the best options are for CONCACAF players dreaming of having successful careers across the pond.
Javier “Chicharito” Hernández and Lionel Messi are both international soccer stars and the all time top scorers for their respective national teams. But how do the two stars compare when we take a direct look at Chicharito vs Messi? Here's an overview of their career stats and highlights from the handful of times they have played head-to-head.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have proven once more that they are not only great on the field, but also off it. Both stars have reached out to express their solidarity with and condolences to Mexico with regards to the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico last Tuesday.