Chicharito becomes Mexico's leading goalscorer

Chicharito becomes Mexico



  • Chicharito becomes Mexico's leading goalscorer
    Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) heads the ball for a goal against Croatia defender Denis Kolinger (15) and goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic (12) and defender Jakov Filipovic (5) during the second half at LA Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA


Javier Hernandez passed Jared Borgetti as Mexico's all-time leading scorer today when his goal in their 2-1 defeat to Croatia took his tally to 47.
Yesterday the Bayer Leverkusen striker rose to head home a free kick at the far post with four minutes left in the match.
Duje Cop and Fran Tudor had put Croatia 2-0 by half time.
Hernandez, better known as 'Chicharito', got the goal after coming on as a substitute in the 66th minute of the friendly match played at Los Angeles' Memorial Coliseum.

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