Former Man Utd star becomes full-time gamer after WC snub

Sourced from Javier Hernandez's Instagram
Sourced from Javier Hernandez's Instagram

A former Manchester United star has seemingly dedicated his free time to gaming after a 2022 FIFA World Cup snub. Check it out! 

Dropped for World Cup

Javier Hernandez who spends his days playing in Los Angeles for LA Galaxy, was most known for his impressive goal-scoring record at United and Mexico. 

Despite scoring 18 goals in the most recent Major Soccer League season, Mexico head coach Tata Martino decided to not include the player in his squad.

While the former Barcelona manager may be regretting his decision after the North American drew 0-0 in their World Cup opener. 

Interestingly, Hernandez does not seem to be bothered as the 35-year-old seems to be dedicating his free time to gaming on his CH14 channel on Twitch and Youtube. is KICK OFF’s new home. Sign-up here, for free and get a feel for our new space. You’ll not only get the best soccer news, but you will also be able to comment on articles and view other comments, you’ll be able to save articles to read later and do much more.

The player can be seen playing FIFA 23 and Call of Duty Warzone where he has built a huge reputation with 767 000 followers on the social media Twitch.

Alphonso Davies, Sergio Aguero and many other footballers have started Twitch channels.

Interestingly, Mexico shot stopper and cult hero Guillermo Ochoa also has a channel.

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Today the best streamers are earning more than $1 million annually just from going live playing video games.

Did you know?

Eddie Mort, the creator of the animated series Mucha Lucha, created a cartoon pilot inspired by Hernandez.

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