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Breakfast: J.J. Watt surprises Chicharito, Mexico




Greatness met greatness on Sunday evening.

The Mexican soccer team faces Venezuela on Monday at NRG Stadium in a Copa America match. Mexico practiced Sunday at the Houston Methodist Training Center, and had a surprise visitor in J.J. Watt.

The Texans defensive end showed up and was mobbed by the soccer players. He was given a soccer ball autographed by the squad, and in exchange, he passed out a signed #99 jersey or two.

Javier Hernandez, known more famously by his nickname 'Chicharito', got a jersey from Watt, and was ecstatic.

The Bayer Leverkusen forward told Watt he was a "really big fan", and promised to give Watt his jersey after Monday night's match.

Chicharito is one of the greatest ever Mexican soccer stars. With 45 goals, he's one goal shy of tying Jared Borgetti for the all-time lead in Mexican history.


J.J. Watt--from his time as a Texan back to his Wisconsin Badger days--is featured here in photos.

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