The Mexico striker made the day of one fan, who produced some fine art for his favorite player to sign.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
The winger was a young rising star in the 2015 edition of the Copa America and just one year later came up big for El Tri, scoring to secure a 1-1 draw to win Group C.
A stunning solo effort from Jesus Corona saw Mexico seal a 1-1 draw with Venezuela, ensuring it finished top of Group C.
Jesus Corona's wonder-goal hands El Tri top spot in Group C as both sides head into the quarterfinals on the back of a wonderfully entertaining match in Houston.
Jesus "Tecatito" Corona came off the bench to score a remarkable individual effort for Mexico against Venezuela on Monday.
Mexico took on its first deficit of the Juan Carlos Osorio era Monday when Venezuela's Jose Manuel Velazquez scored a stunning volley.
While both teams' manager says they'll be ready to face any opponent in the quarterfinals, getting a result and likely avoiding Argentina seems to be a priority.
The multitalented El Tri player helps strengthen Mexico's Copa America Centenario contender status while doing a little bit of everything for Juan Carlos Osorio's men.
The Mexican forward is a noted fan of the NFL and didn't hide his excitement when the Houston Texans defensive end showed up at training in Houston.
Sunday, June 12, 2016
As has become the norm for manager Juan Carlos Osorio, there will likely be changes in El Tri's starting XI when the team plays the final match of the group stage.
The chance to avoid Argentina in the quarterfinals provides added motivation for Mexico and Venezuela as they face off to win Group C.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
The Mexico midfielder says the team must stay patient in its Copa America Centenario matches to avoid making errors.
Friday, June 10, 2016
It was another large, pro-Mexico crowd at the Rose Bowl, and the Mexico boss said the atmosphere at the Copa America match compared to a Premier League contest.
The Mexico national team has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa America but still must fight for the group title when it faces Venezuela next week.
El Tri earned their win over Jamaica, but manager Juan Carlos Osorio knows that his back line must improve if they're going to meet their goal of finishing in the top three.
Javier Hernandez and Oribe Peralta both scored as El Tri advanced to the last eight at the centenary tournament, while sending Uruguay home.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Javier Hernandez and Oribe Peralta booked El Tri a place in the quarterfinals, along with Venezuela, while sending both Jamaica and Uruguay home early.
The Argentine and American are headed north from the capital while some of Mexico's brightest young talent also were shuffled around on Liga MX draft day.
It's easy to forget just how recently the coach took over El Tri, but the Colombian already looks right at home ahead of Thursday's Copa America showdown with Jamaica.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Nicolas Otamendi believes Colombia and Mexico are Argentina's two biggest challengers at the Copa America Centenario.