Javier Hernández Balcázar born on June 1 1988 completed his move to Old Trafford in July 2010, becoming United’s first Mexican player. The exciting young striker joined from hometown club Chivas de Guadalajara, for whom he had scored 29 goals in 79 games since making his debut as a teenager in 2006. He is nicknamed 'Chicharito' means ‘little pea’ and Hernandez is the son of Javier Hernandez, himself a top Mexican striker who played in the 1986 World Cup and was nicknamed 'Chicharo' ('pea') because of his green eyes. On 8 April 2010, Hernández agreed a deal to sign for Manchester United for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £7million subject to a work permit application. As part of the deal, United played a friendly against Chivas to open their new 45,000-capacity stadium on 30 July 2010. On 27 May 2010, the work permit was granted, allowing the transfer to be made official on 1 July.