• Get to know... Hernandez

    An introduction to 21-year-old striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez... Where's he from? Hernandez currently plies his trade with Chivas de Guadalajara in Mexico's Primera Division. Chivas are the most successful team in Mexican history with 11 titles. Having been at the club since the age of nine, Javier scored within five minutes of making his first-team debut, in a 4-0 win over Necaxa in 2006, and helped his side win the title that season.

  • Chicha dreams of a double

    Chicharito admits his first season in England is panning out beyond his wildest dreams, after becoming a Premier League champion ahead of a Champions League final meeting with Barcelona.

  • Review 2010/2011: October

    Player of the month: Javier Hernandez - Four goals, including a stunning back-header Stat of the month: The draw against West Bromwich Albion was the only occasion all season that United dropped points in the league at Old Trafford. The Reds won 18 of 19 home league games.

  • Javier Hernandez Girl Friend's (Lety Sahagun)

    Lety is short for Leticia. She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico to Lety Acevedo de Sahagun and Jaime Sahagun. She has three siblings Rodrigo, Jaime and Renata Sahagun. She studied at the Centro Escolar Los Altos in Zapopan, Guadalajara the school is known for its Opus Dei beliefs. After she graduated from high school she went to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon where she is studying Relaciones Internacionales which in English will be International Relations also known as International Studies at Monterrey Tec. You can check her pictures here.

  • Fans honour Hernandez

    Javier Hernandez has capped a phenomenal debut season for United by scooping the prestigious Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year Award. The accolade is voted for by fans across the world on the club’s official websites and honours United’s best player in the 2010/11 campaign.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Papers: Mexican rave

Sweet Pea! Chicharito's red-letter day
Javier Hernandez made the transformation from armchair fan to Champions League hero by scoring the winner for Manchester United. The £7million summer signing, who followed the competition on Mexican television until this season, said: ‘I am glad I was able to play my part. I always used to watch the Champions League when I was back home.' Hernandez, who is nicknamed 'Chicharito' or 'Little Pea', added: 'It is one of the most important tournaments in the world so I was always keeping up with it. This is a dream come true and the goal will give me so much confidence. I am only at the start of my career here and to score so early in the Champions League is a big boost for me.’ Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with the impact of substitute Hernandez in the absence of Wayne Rooney. ‘He’s a natural finisher and he showed that,’ said the manager. ‘When he took his chance, it was like he was shelling peas. It is so natural to him. We felt Chico’s pace might be a problem for them and it was.

Chris Wheeler, The Daily Mail.
The Telegraph, reports Fabio Capello has not ruled out including Wayne Rooney in his England squad to face Montenegro in the forthcoming Euro 2012 qualifier, despite the talismanic striker being ruled out for three weeks with an ankle injury. The England boss also reiterated his stance against recalling fellow United striker, Michael Owen.

However, Rooney has apparently declared himself fit and ready to face Sunderland at the weekend in The Mirror, after a hospital scan revealed less damage to his ankle than what was first thought.

Javier Hernandez Chicharito

Javier Hernandez Chicharito

Javier Hernandez Chicharito And Wayne Rooney

Javier Hernandez Chicharito

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