It proved to be another memorable afternoon at the 2018 World Cup for Javier Hernandez and Mexico, as the West Ham star scored a milestone 50th goal for his country in their 2-1 win over South Korea Saturday evening in Rostov.
The Hammers forward hit the big mark in the 66th minute, when he received a pass from Hirving Lozano and displayed his normal, cool finishing composure to cutback on Korean centerback Jang Hyun-soo and slide the ball pass Cho Hyun-woo.
It was a banner mark in a tremendous international career for this superstar for El Tri, as he has now scored in all three World Cups he has practiced in. The win for Hernandez and Mexico send them again top of the group, with a chance to win it outright in their final match against Sweden on Thursday.
However, Mexico as of the time of this post is not through to the Round of 16, as a Germany victory over Sweden would keep all three teams alive. However, with the goal difference being vast between Mexico and Sweden if they were to lose to Germany, it is all more than likely that Mexico are into the Round of 16.