Mexico’s newest hero Chicharito scores gamewinner against North Korea for fourth goal in three games

All of a sudden El Tri’s World Cup hopes have a bright new spark – Chivas striker Javier Hernandez.

i-a5982a98bb3504a168d4ba56f7c650db-javierhernandeznorthkorea.jpgJavier Hernandez celebrates his game winner Wednesday against North Korea (AP Photo).

The nickname?

Chicharito, 21, is a third generation CD Guadalajara player following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.

At the other end of the age spectrum, veteran Cuauhtemoc Blanco, 37, opened the scoring for Mexico in their 2-1 win.

Game story.

Check out Chicharito’s goal:

Incidentally, England will play their penultimate World Cup warm-up match May 24 against Mexico at Wembley Stadium, officials announced today.

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  • Joseph D’Hippolito

    So, Nick, how many North Koreans defected? šŸ˜‰