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Mexican wonder kid strikes again

Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez strikes again

Posted: 18 March 2010 Time: 3:37 pm

Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, Mexico's 21-year-old sensation from Guadalajara, scored in the 69th minute to give Bafana Bafana's first World Cup opponents a 2-1 win over North Korea on Wednesday in Torreon.

Known as the 'Little Pea' in his homeland, yesterday's strike It improved Hernandez's tally to four goals in three World Cup warm-ups this year.

Veteran Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored the game's first goal with a 20-yard free kick in the 50th minute, but North Korea equalized seven minutes later when Choe Kum Chol scored.

Mexico are back in action next Wednesday against Iceland at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium in the USA, where more than 55,000 tickets have been sold.

South Africa meet the Mexicans in the opening match of the World Cup at Soccer City on June 11.

Article by: Mzansi Football

Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 04:48 pm
like they scare us...this kids will be trembling all the way to his pants come 11 june
Sexysox
posted: 04:54 pm
Vinny dont count on that, this boy is scoring against top class teams while we are strugling to score against low unknowns, see the difference,
We need strikers please Carlos take a look at Nomvethe please take him to germany let see if he can carry his current foam there he is currently far better than our strikers.
Mexicans are shot and run everywhere in circles thus where Bhele comes in with his equal matched runs
Kideo007
posted: 06:18 pm
Mexico 5 - South Africa 0. Come 11 June 2010.
Dave10
posted: 09:10 am
They will still loose against Bafanax2 on the 11th of june, Shapa Bafana Shapa..!!
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