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Social Media Loves Mexican Goalkeeper ‘Memo’ Ochoa

Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 19 June 2014 @ 6:00 am | No Comments

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The very much lauded performance [1] by Mexican goalkeeper Guillerno “Memo” Ochoa [2] during his national team's World Cup match [3] with Brazil has made him a social media star.

The Mexican music band Tres Tristes Tigres dedicated a “corrido [4]” to Ochoa on YouTube:

Ochoa has also received a marriage proposal from the well-known singer Thalía [5]:

Ochoa has became a hero after his performance with Brazil, and Thalia proposed through her Instagram account.


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URLs in this post:

[1] lauded performance: http://es.globalvoicesonline.org/2014/06/18/el-memo-ochoa-le-atajo-todas-a-brasil/

[2] Guillerno “Memo” Ochoa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillermo_Ochoa

[3] national team's World Cup match: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matches/index.html

[4] corrido: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corrido

[5] Thalía: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thal%C3%ADa

[6] #MEX: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MEX&src=hash

[7] #BRA: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23BRA&src=hash

[8] pic.twitter.com/N85cABfR3J: http://t.co/N85cABfR3J

[9] junio 18, 2014: https://twitter.com/RutaMundial2014/statuses/479250664217137152

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