Man Utd hero Chicharito lifts lid on No14 obsession

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez says his No14 shirt for club and country is down to luck. Chicharito also wears the No14 for Mexico.

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez says his No14 shirt for club and country is down to luck.

Chicharito also wears the No14 for Mexico.

"In fact, it was pure luck (laughs). When I joined Chivas first I had the No45, then 25 and then the player who was wearing 14 was sold and they gave it to me," he said.

"By coincidence I was given that number for the (2010) World Cup because Miguel Sabah got injured, and then it turned out to be free at Manchester United too. Curiously, my dad wore that number when he won the title with (Mexican side) Puebla, so it’s quite fitting, even though it wasn’t a deliberate choice and just a series of coincidences."

 
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