'Chicharito' meets with President Peña Nieto in Berlin

Javier Hernández and his girlfriend Lucía Villalón attended the launch of the 'German-Mexican year' in Berlin.

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Mexican international striker Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández received an invitation from the president of Germany Joachim Gauck to participate in the launch of the 'German-Mexican year' in Berlin.

The Mexican striker and his girlfriend Lucía Villalón met with President Enrique Peña Nieto and his wife Angélica Rivera de Peña at a state banquet in the German capital.

'Chicharito' gave President Enrique Peña Nieto a jersey of the Bayer Leverkusen autographed by him.

After the meeting, the president wrote on his twitter account "your passion and perseverance deserve our admiration, @CH14_. Keep your head up, @Mexico is with you."