Carlos Hernandez scores against France!

Melbourne Victory star Carlos Hernandez shocked a crowd of over 40-thousand as he scored for Costa Rica against France overnight.

Melbourne Victory star Carlos Hernandez shocked a crowd of over 40-thousand as he scored for Costa Rica against France overnight.

Victory's fan-favourite opened the scoring after just 11 minutes to give the visitors a shock lead.

It was a trademark strike from the 2009/10 Johnny Warren medallist - pulling the trigger from well outside the area.

To see Carlos Hernandez's goal, click the link below.

Hernandez's goal vs France

Their joy was short-lived though as France fought back to win the pre-World Cup friendly 2-1.

The French jet off to South Africa where they are grouped alongside the hosts, Uruguay and Mexico.