Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa is Mexico's National Hero After Draw vs Brazil

Football and FIFA World Cup is not about strikers and sublime goals. Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa showed how defending against shots can be equally magical - a fact appreciated by Mexican president in a tweet.

updated: June 18, 2014 13:35 IST
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Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saves an attempt at goal in the match against Brazil.


Mexico City: Mexican soccer fans found a new hero in goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who made a series of key saves in a tie with Brazil that stoked hopes that their team can advance in the World Cup. (Match report | Match in pics)

Thousands watched the heart-stopping action in Tuesday's match on huge screens set up in Mexico City's vast main square known as the Zocalo. They jumped and screamed during each of Ochoa's four saves.

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