08/09/2010 10:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Javier Hernandez Scores Goal With Face (VIDEO)

22-year-old forward Javier Hernandez excelled for Mexico during the World Cup, and the young sensation broke out during his first game with Manchester United in a most unexpected way.

In the 76th minute of a match against Chelsea in the Community Shield, the new Man U player kicked the ball off his face and into the goal to pad his team's lead. Manchester United went on to win, 3-1.

"It's unbelievable to score and win this match," Hernandez said after the game. "It's an unusual goal I scored."

Unusual indeed. Scroll down for video.