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Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández has scored many goals throughout his professional career, but one of the goals scored by the Aztec has a very important place. It is a goal made with his face, with Manchester United in his debut against Chelsea in the Premier League.
Through a broadcast on Twitch, The Mexican striker joked about said scorethis after receiving a comment from a follower where, sarcastically, he said “Your goal with the face was incredible.”
After said comment, the current goalscorer for Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy quickly responded to the user of the streaming platform, Well, in a joking tone, he said:
“Well yes RODRY18AG, Let’s see, have you seen a goal like that against someone else? It’s not true! It’s not easy, it’s not easy to score that kind of great goal”.
When did ‘Chicharito’ Hernández score with his face?
The goal in question came in the debut of the Aztec striker with the Old Trafford team. It was on August 8, 2010 in a Community Shield match in which Manchester United faced Chelsea at Wembley Stadium.
With the scoreboard showing a victory by the minimum for Manchester, thanks to the goal of the Ecuadorian Luis Antonio Valencia came the goal made by the historical scorer of the Mexican National Team.
The play was andAt 76′, after receiving a cross from Valencia ‘Chicharito’, he hit the ball with his foot, but it ended up deflecting to his face to later enter the goal, something that had it not happened, would not have led to the 2-0.
In social networks, ‘Chicharito’ is often remembered as the only player capable of “assisting” himself, Well, after the deflection made on his foot, it was he himself who pushed the ball into the back of the net, but with his face.
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