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ESPN Deconstructs What Makes Man United and Mexico Striker Chicharito So Dangerous [VIDEO]

chicharito espn 600x318 ESPN Deconstructs What Makes Man United and Mexico Striker Chicharito So Dangerous [VIDEO]

ESPN recently deconstructed what makes Manchester United and Mexico striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez such a threat in front of goal.

In a special segment during ESPN’s coverage of the Confederations Cup, here’s how their Sports Science’s department figured out what makes Chicharito so special.

Hats off to ESPN for a detailed insight into one of the most clinical strikers in the Premier League.

H/T 101GG.

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2 Responses to ESPN Deconstructs What Makes Man United and Mexico Striker Chicharito So Dangerous [VIDEO]

  1. brn442 says:

    Great, natural goal scorer but he needs to work on his link play.

  2. Frill Artist says:

    Very interesting video. About the 47mph cross and 45 degree heading accuracy, I doubt the window of opportunity to score is 0.004 seconds. Seems a little low.

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