Javier Hernandez: The Quintessential Footballer

It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than a year since Javier Hernandez joined Manchester United. Since officially joining the club on July 1, 2010, Chicharito has literally hit the ground running with the Old Trafford club. He’s already scored several critical goals in the Premier League season to keep United at the top of the table. And on Tuesday night, we saw how vital the Mexican player was when he netted both goals to send Manchester United through to the last 8 of the Champions League.

While his goals Tuesday night were simple tap-ins, they disguise one of his best attributes that sometimes is overlooked and that’s his positioning sense. Hernandez almost always seems to be in the right place at the right time. He has that striker instinct that makes him extremely dangerous in front of goal. On top of that, his speed is mesmerizing. He also has a good temperament which we saw Tuesday night even when he was jostled after the final whistle by frustrated Olympic Marseille players. He’s also deadly in the air and can jump great heights despite his small stature. But most importantly of all, he rarely misses chances.

He appears to be the complete player. It’s difficult to find a fault with him such is the talent he possesses. He is a star and an inspiration. All bottled inside a 22-year-old. Not bad for a reported £8m transfer fee.

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