Mexico were last night, one of a number of teams to qualify for the World Cup in Brazil next summer and in fairness they did it in some style, sweeping aside New Zealand 9-3 on aggregate, now whilst the Kiwis didn't put up much of a threat the quality in the Mexican forward line was clear to see and that may be a worry for Manchester United's Javier Hernandez.
Last night it was Oribe Peralta who stole the show with a virtuoso performance which was capped with a hatrick of the highest order, in doing so you have to feel that he has a real chance to lead the line next summer especially if Hernandez struggles to cement a first team position with United.
Indeed Peralta has been in fine form long before the qualifying mixing both goals and impressive performances for the national team as they took the Gold at the Olympics in London 2012.
His attacking nature means that the 29-year-old is surely on the radar of many European clubs and should he give impressive performances at the World Cup then you have to feel he could engineer a move away from current club Santos Laguna.
With the coming and goings of the transfer window and the Red Devils rumoured to have an £80m budget for January, Hernandez looks to have his work cut out for club and country, but the player who goes by the name 'Chicharito' might find it even harder to get into David Moyes' starting line up than the Mexico one especially given the form of current players Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie.
To ensure his starting berth at the World Cup maybe it is advisable for Hernandez to move away and in fairness to him his skills and obvious talent means that he is a valuable asset if Moyes wants to offer him as bait in a swap deal.