“A true pride and pleasure to share the pitch with you”: Javier “Chicharito” Hernández dedicated emotional words to Oribe Peralta


Chicharito and Oribe were part of the Mexican squad during Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018.

Photo: Agustín Cuevas / Imago7

This Wednesday, Oribe Peralta announced his retirement from professional football through an emotional farewell video. One of the best forwards in recent Mexican history said goodbye, and the reactions of his former teammates have not been long in showing. One of them was Javier “Chicharito” Hernández, who dedicated a few heartfelt words to pay his respects to the “Beautiful.”

A true example of resilience and total professionalism that you provided throughout your entire career, bro. Without a doubt, it was a true pride and pleasure to be able to share the pitch with you and there is nothing left to do but thank all the joys you gave us. Success in everything that comes HERMOSO Peralta!Hernández wrote in an Instagram post, which he happily accompanied with an image of both during a training session for the Mexican team.

Chicharito Y Peralta they coincided with El Tri on numerous occasions. They highlight the two times in which they represented Mexico in the most important event in football: the world Cup. In consecutive editions (Brazil 2014, Russia 2018) the historic strikers were part of the Mexican squad.

The “Hermoso” scored 36 goals with the Mexican jersey, and secured his place in history after winning the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics. In addition, he never played outside of Mexico, which made his footprint in the country even greater.

This was the farewell from one historical to another.

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