How the internet responded to Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa

Guillermo Ochoa was just about more popular than Thierry Henry's latest outfit as he made some stunning saves against Brazil in last night's World Cup game

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Mexico’s choice of Guillermo Ochoa as goalkeeper for last night’s World Cup game against Brazil was right on many levels. 

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As he charged around his box defending each and every one of Brazil’s efforts on goal (keeping the final score at 0-0), the internet was flooded with support for the star. It wasn’t long before #Ochoa started trending on Twitter and the memes landed…

The Ochoa effect just about managed to over-shadow BBC pundit Thierry Henry’s double denim look on social media. And after the cardie fandango, that’s saying something.


Here, in glorious looping action, is one such save


Fans were coming up with ideas for some language changes


Ochoa’s got this covered

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He could probably defend more than one goal

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Classic Lord of the Rings joke

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Then things got a tad weird

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Hopefully this happened