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LA Galaxy Sign Forward Javier ‘Chicharito' Hernández

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LA Galaxy fans can now buy official "Chicharito" jerseys.

The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Javier "Chicharito" Hernández to a Designated Player contract, the MLS soccer club announced Tuesday.

The 31-year-old is Mexico's all-time leading goal scorer. He's joining the LA galaxy following stints with hivas de Guadalajara, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, West Ham and most recently, Sevilla.

Soccer star Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández arrives at LAX Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020 after signing with the LA Galaxy.

"We think he can be one of Major League Soccer’s best attacking threats and help our team in multiple ways. We are excited to bring Javier to Los Angeles and we look forward to him representing this city and our fans as a member of the LA Galaxy," LA Galaxy General Manager Dennis te Kloese said in a news release.

The LA Galaxy's 2020 home opener is scheduled for Saturday, March 7  at Dignity Health Sports Park against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 7 p.m. PT. 

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