Watch Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s remarkable miss Wednesday for Manchester United


Has it gotten to the point where “Javier Hernandez” and “unbelievable miss” is a bit redundant?

OK, maybe that’s going a little too far. Still, we have seen so much of this lately, mostly when the man who goes by “Chicharito” has been in a Mexico jersey. His poor performance on opportunities near goal, once a Chicharito calling card, is a big reason Mexico is in a tough spot.

El Tri will start that critical home-and-away playoff against New Zealand next week, with a World Cup berth on the line.

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Of course, Chicharito will not be around for this one; He wasn’t called in, which would have been just this side of unimaginable a year ago. At any rate, here is the miss everyone is talking about Wednesday for Manchester United against Real Sociedad, a match that ended in a scoreless draw: