Guillermo Ochoa's Epic Save Leaves Mexican Fans in Chills originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
Fans have officially dubbed Guillermo Ochoa “Mr. World Cup” after his iconic save in the 58th minute of the Mexico-Poland World Cup match on Tuesday.
A bullet kick from Poland striker Robert Lewandowski wasn’t enough to get past Ochoa, who dove for the save.
Mexico fans in Stadium 975 and halfway across the world erupted in celebration after the legendary save, preserving the 0-0 tie.
Despite the scoreless finish for each team after 90 minutes of incredible defense, here’s just how stoked Mexican fans are about the vital save:
Should’ve know Ochoa is the 🐐 pic.twitter.com/z5sYztMh5h
— Damian C 🦅 (@FullyBlessed__) November 22, 2022
The real football fans knew that Ochoa will save the penalty. Who the hell is Lewandowski when the real Goat Ochoa in there
— Timur Celal (@contemporaryone) November 22, 2022
— Mahfuz Salekin (@MahfuzSalekin) November 22, 2022
Memo Ochoa literally every World Cup: pic.twitter.com/yCYyKWQ59G
— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 22, 2022
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) November 22, 2022
The world’s best goalkeeper is back to work again. Ochoa pic.twitter.com/MQr3qkqKwB
— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) November 22, 2022
ochoa is to the world cup what mariah carey is to christmas
— Ashwin Raman (@AshwinRaman_) November 22, 2022
Me Telling my future grandkids about World Cup Ochoa
— AB (@AbsoluteBruno) November 22, 2022
— Taylor Amarante (@TjAmarante) November 22, 2022
There are also fans that are hating on Lewandowski and his failed attempt at an opportune penalty kick.
Lewandowski is the worst player of all time to be called the best player in the world
— M. (@modric_szn) November 22, 2022
Lewandowski will never be a star
— postman 🇦🇷 (@theboypostman) November 22, 2022