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Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, LeBron James meet as LA Galaxy star talks of 'dream come true'

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Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is enjoying the advantages of living in Los Angeles as he gets set for the new MLS season.

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The Mexican forward, who will play in the 25th season of MLS with the LA Galaxy, was at the Staples Center for the Los Angeles Lakers' clash with the New Orleans Pelicans.

And he had the opportunity to chat with his idol LeBron James ...

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"Dream come true," Hernandez wrote on Instagram with a picture of his meeting with the Lakers star.

The MLS season starts this weekend and Chicharito's Galaxy will begin on Saturday with a visit to the Houston Dynamo.

Hernandez, who did not find the net in the Galaxy's preseason, was also recently invited to the Staples Center to drop the puck prior to the beginning of the NHL game between Los Angeles Kings and Florida Panthers.

James upstaged new NBA hope Zion Williamson on Tuesday, scoring 40 points in the Lakers' 118-109 win over the Pelicans.