Return to Tri? Chicharito Hernández reveals that Cocca opened the doors of the Mexican National Team

“I received a call from Diego Cocca to inform me that like me, all the Mexicans We have the doors open”, confessed the attacker in his presentation as a partner of the real estate company 100 bricks.

With 52 goals, Hernández, A player for the LA Galaxy of the MLS, he is the top scorer for the team, with whom he has played in the World Cups in South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018, but was excluded from Qatar 2022 by then coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino.

The chicharito”with experience in Manchester United and West Ham in the Premier League, in Real Madrid and Sevilla in Spain and since 2020 with the Galaxy, Hernandez He is one of the Mexican strikers with the best performances so far this century.

However, in Martino’s process, he had indiscipline and then poor communication with the coach that left him out of his calls, even when Mexico lacked forcefulness most of the way to Qatar and then in the World Cup.

Hernández accepted in the conversation with Cocca that his inclusion in the tri will depend on his level and he appreciated the communication.

The Argentinian Cocca was chosen to replace Martino, after the failure in the World Cup last year, in which the Mexicans were eliminated in the group stage, after having qualified for the round of 16 in seven consecutive World Cups.

Despite having made their debut with a tight victory against the humble Suriname and having barely drawn against Jamaica at the Azteca Stadium, in a couple of matches in the League of Nations, Cocca He has insisted on the good atmosphere in the national team and on his confidence that he will put the team on the path to victory.

In case of being summoned to the selection the “Chicharito Hernandez He could be on the Mexican team that will face the United States in the Concacaf Nations League in June.

After the failure in Qatar, Mexico He intends to be a protagonist in the 2026 World Cup, in which he will try to take advantage of the local status, which he shares with the United States and Canada, the other organizing countries of the fair.