Thierry Henry criticizes Javier Hernandez for goal celebration

Thursday April 23rd, 2015

Thierry Henry criticized Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez for his goal celebration after a recent score to lift Real Madrid over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals.

After Hernandez scored to break a 0-0 tie in the 88th minute, he ran to the touchline in celebration, away from his teammates. Henry said Hernandez should have acknowledged Cristiano Ronaldo, who set up the goal with his assist.

"That’s Ronaldo's goal," Henry said afterwards on Sky Sports. "What I don't like is it seems like [Chicharito] won the World Cup ... it's a tap-in. Turn around and celebrate with Ronaldo."

Henry later added, "Even the camera knew. The camera is on Ronaldo for a reason."

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Henry's full comments can be heard below.


[The Telegraph]

- Molly Geary

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