Chicharito chosen as Gold Cup MVP
NEW YORK - Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, who scored in four of Mexico's six victories and finished as the leading scorer with seven goals, was selected as the Most Valuable Player for the 2011 Gold Cup.


Hernandez led Mexico's near sweep of the awards. Hernandez also finished as the Golden Boot winner and captain Rafael Marquez accepted the Fair Play Award on behalf of El Tri.

Only Honduras' Noel Valladares interrupted the Mexico domination, selected as the tournament's best goalkeeper for leading "Los Catrachos" into the semifinals by permitting only five goals in as many games.

Award Winners
Most Valuable Player Award:
Javier Hernandez (MEX)
Golden Boot Award: Javier Hernandez (MEX)
Best Goalkeeper Award: Noel Valladares (HON)
Fair Play Award: Mexico