Manchester United Acquires Javier Hernandez From Chivas of Guadalajara

Roberto Alvarez-Galloso@AlvarezGallosoChief Writer IApril 8, 2010

PASADENA, CA - MARCH 03:  Javier Hernandez #9 of Mexico celebrates his second half goal against New Zealand during their International Friendly match at the Rose Bowl on March 3, 2010 in Pasadena, California.  Mexico defeated New Zealand 2-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Victor Decolongon/Getty Images

Manchester United announced that it acquired Javier Hernandez, also known as Chicharito, from Chivas of Guadalajara. In their press release, Manchester United announced that it is "proud of the deal" and that it is "waiting for the work permit" from the British Government.

Sir Alex Ferguson who is the manager of Manchester United has expressed his "joy" over the deal in which the price tag was undisclosed. What transpires is the following.

The deal allows Javier Hernandez to play for the Mexican National Football/Soccer Team for the 2010 World Cup. After the World Cup, Javier Hernandez will play for Manchester United at Old Trafford. Chivas of Guadalajara also received a bonus in the deal.

Chivas of Guadalajara will face Manchester United at the new Estadio Chivas during the 2010-2011 season. Manchester United will be the first opposing team [Non Mexican as well as Mexican] to face Chivas in the new stadium which will replace the Estadio Jalisco.

While many people have asked the question of 'Who Is Javier Hernandez"? It is better to not dismiss the first Mexican player of Manchester United as a mere novelty. He is currently a striker for Chivas of Guadalajara who has scored 28 goals within 64 appearances for his team.

He has also scored 4 goals within 4 appearances for the Mexican National Football/Soccer Team. Javier Hernandez has declared that he is "satisfied with the deal and promises to take the name of Mexico to newer heights".

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