Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa waves to fans after the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa waves to fans after the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Guillermo "Memo" Ochoa proved his goaltending skills as he led Mexico to a 0-0 draw against Brazil with 14 saves. Analysts are calling him "superhuman" and "remarkable." Fans are taking it farther: a series of memes is already comparing Ochoa to Jesus and a few saints.
— Alejandra Oraa (@alejandraoraa) June 17, 2014
¡San Memo Ochoa! pic.twitter.com/LUjNpDdT9Y
— Mark Tacher (@MarkTacher) June 17, 2014
One fan has even updated Ochoa's Wikipedia page to reflect the praise.
So Guillermo Ochoa's Wikipedia page has already been updated… pic.twitter.com/IL2SWJYOco
— Shawn Francis (@TheOffsideRules) June 17, 2014
While another thinks the 28-year-old journeyman keeper should be running for president.
Mexicans be like Ochoa for president!! pic.twitter.com/HpwF9XsjC9
— She Wants The D (@SheswantstheD) June 17, 2014
Others are depicting him as a brick wall.
— Matt Kick (@MatthewKick) June 17, 2014
The most fitting, considering the World Cup is being hosted in Brazil, shows him on the famous statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro.
— Rami (@Ramisms) June 17, 2014
This was Ochoa's second perfect performance in this World Cup. Mexico beat Cameroon 1-0 in its opening match.
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