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"Chicharito" Hernandez Beats Both Marquez and Canelo

By Miguel Rivera

According to a big survey conducted by the Strategic Communications Office (GCE), Javier "Chicharito" Hernández bested both Juan Manuel Marquez and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to grab the 2012 title of Mexico's "Athlete of The Year."

Hernandez is a footballer who plays as a forward for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Mexican national team.

Hernandez grabbed 25.7% of the overall vote, with Juan Manuel Marquez coming in a strong second at 23.9% and Canelo being a distant third at 12.7%. Olympic medal winners Paola Espinosa 12% and Oribe Peralta 7.6% rounded out the top five of the vote.

Canelo saw action twice in 2012, with a decision victory over veteran Shane Mosley in May and a complete destruction of Josesito Lopez in September. Marquez beat Sergey Fedchenko to capture his fourth divisional title in April and then got the most significant win of the year with a sixth round knockout of Manny Pacquiao on December 8.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 12-31-2012

[QUOTE=Phenom;12872866]the guy is a bench 80% of the time not even one of the 10 best strikers in the EPL[/QUOTE] Actually he has the best average right now, with the closest one being vanpersie??? who average a goal avery 140…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 12-31-2012

[QUOTE=turnedup;12871850]He must be getting MEMO Hereida's extra special ****tail of undetectable roids lol...I just hope other mexican fighters don't start hiring this guy now because it's not going to look good. It hasn't done Marquez any favors either and i'm…

Comment by Biolink on 12-30-2012

Isn't Chicharito just another one of Man U's good players? Not even necessarily the best one? And it isn't like Man U won anything. I realize Association is the first sport there, but you gotta be kidding me. I don't…

Comment by Phenom on 12-30-2012

the guy is a bench 80% of the time not even one of the 10 best strikers in the EPL

Comment by JokerOfAces on 12-30-2012

Do not be fooled by this. While soccer is Mexico biggest sport boxing is a close second. And while there Are many sports fans in Mexico, most are Just paper fans who go along with what Their friends and media…

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