Summary

  • Chicharito and Fabian are both team-mates for Mexico.
  • The Leverkusen striker has 16 goals in his first Bundesliga season.
  • The pair are friends off the field of play.

For Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez and Marco Fabian, moving to the Bundesliga could well be the best decision they ever made.

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The Mexican stars have taken German football by storm, with Chicharito on target once again in Bayer 04 Leverkusen's 2-0 win at 1. FC Köln on Matchday 29, taking him onto 16 goals for the season. Fabian has yet to open his account for Eintracht Frankfurt, but the 26-year-old is a key member of the Eagles' battle against the drop.

Read: Frankfurt 0-2 Hoffenheim - match report

Read: Köln 0-2 Leverkusen - match report

Off the field, the compatriots have long been friends, helping them both settle into their new surroundings, although face each other this weekend when Leverkusen welcome Frankfurt to the BayArena. They talked about their life in the Bundesliga and Germany in a Skype conversation which you can see on bundesliga.com from Tuesday.

Fabian at the Commerzbank Arena. © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA

Get ready for some intriguing insights into the two Mexicans' experiences in Germany, as well as anecdotes about their personalities and off-the-field lives, all in our exclusive video.

Specials: click here for all you need to know about Chicharito