Guillermo in Spanish, William in English, Guillaume in French or Guglielmo in Italian. Say it how you want, but for Mexico it is memo ochoathe goalkeeper who in the debut against Poland he increased his career in the World Cups saving a penalty from Robert Lewandowski, one of the most feared forwards, and Around the world they surrender to the Mexican.
Both the media, journalists and fans from other latitudes made the word “Ochoa” a global trend topic and the comments are worth noting because they see the goalkeeper from El Tri as a true legend of the World Cups.
In the world they praise Memo Ochoa
English-speaking media like Bleacher Report, The Athletic and ESPN United States they spared no praise for Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magañaof whom they said “every four years release the beast” that has led him to have memorable performances such as against Brazil in 2014 and Germany in 2018.
Indian journalist Amil Bhatnagar called the Mexican goalkeeper “Superman”while fans from all corners of the world dedicated tweets to exalt him, one of them ensuring that “Guillermo Ochoa is to the World Cup what Mariah Carey is to Christmas”this for the famous song “All I Want For Christmas is You”, a must-have of this time.
ochoa is to the world cup what mariah carey is to christmas
— Ashwin Raman (@AshwinRaman_) November 22, 2022
How many penalties has Ochoa saved?
This Tuesday was the third penalty stopped by Guillermo Ochoa with the Mexican National Team and first in World Cups. It had been five years since the goalkeeper had not stopped a charge from eleven steps, with a more recent precedent in the 2017 Confederations Cup against Portugal and before that in the Qualifiers for Brazil in 2014 against Honduras.
There is a fourth missed penalty when Paco Memo is under El Tri’s posts, but it does not count as a save because the taker, Ikechukwu Uche of Nigeria in a friendly duel in 2007, sent his shot wide. The goalkeeper had 31 penalties in a row in the League without containing any.
Who won today, Mexico or Poland?
The match ended with a goalless draw on the field of the 974 Stadium in Qatar, with good feelings from the Tricolor team regarding the expectations and recent performance in the preparation matches, with Ochoa as an obvious figure and some important arrivals, especially a deflected header from Alexis Vega and another by Henry Martin who was deflected by the Polish goalkeeper.
Find out about the latest news from Mexico in Qatar 2022 with statistics, goals and more. We remind you that the next Tricolor matches will be on Saturday, November 26 against Argentina and on Wednesday the 30th against Saudi Arabia.