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Javier Hernandez Biography

Javier Hernández Balcázar is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Mexican national team. He is nicknamed fondly as Chicharito. He has previously played with the Mexican club Guadalajara before becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United. Hernández began playing with Chivas Coras in the 2005–06 season, making his debut in the 2006 Apertura in a win over Necaxa at Estadio Jalisco. During his time with the club, he has played in a total of 64 matches and scored 26 goals. On 8 April 2010, Hernández agreed a deal to sign for Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. Hernández made his United debut on 28 July, coming on as a 63rd-minute substitute for Nani in the 2010 MLS All-Star Game, scoring his first goal for the club 18 minutes later. On 8 April, Hernández was revealed as a contender for the PFA Young Player of the Year award alongside teammate Nani. Hernández capped his debut season with Manchester United by winning the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award. On 5 July 2011, the International Federation of Football History and Statistics named Hernández as the "World Goalgetter 2011", with 13 goals, ahead of other players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Giuseppe Rossi, and Lionel Messi. On 11 June, Hernández made his FIFA World Cup debut during the opening game of the 2010 tournament against South Africa in a 1–1 draw. On 5 June 2011, during the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, he scored a hat-trick, the first in his career, in a 5–0 win against El Salvador.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Javier Hernández Balcázar
Nationality Mexico
Position Attacker
Last Club Manchester United
Shirt Number 14
Career
Clubs
Manchester United Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
Manchester United Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
West Ham Jul 2017 - Present
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Aug 2015 - Jun 2017
Real Madrid Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
CD Guadalajara Jul 2006 - Jun 2010
Leones Negros la Universidad Guadalajara Jul 2008 - Jun 2009
National
Mexico Oct 2009 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014/2015 Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 46
League Cup 1 0 0 90
2013/2014 Premier League 24 4 3 2 0 840
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 0 0 170
League Cup 5 4 1 0 0 319
FA Cup 1 1 0 0 0 90
2012/2013 Premier League 22 10 3 1 0 944
FA Cup 6 4 1 0 0 490
UEFA Champions League 6 3 0 0 0 441
League Cup 2 1 0 0 0 210
2011/2012 Premier League 28 10 2 0 0 1478
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 0 0 201
UEFA Europa League 3 2 1 0 0 270
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 14
2010/2011 Premier League 27 13 2 5 0 1484
UEFA Champions League 9 4 1 1 0 550
FA Cup 5 1 0 0 0 370
League Cup 3 1 0 0 0 167
Community Shield 1 1 0 0 0 45
Total 154 59 14 9 0 8219
Manchester United
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West Ham
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Bayer 04 Leverkusen
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Real Madrid
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CD Guadalajara
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Leones Negros la Universidad Guadalajara
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National
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Mexico
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification CONCACAF 11 3 1 0 0 830
2017 Russia Confederations Cup 4 1 0 0 0 355
CONCACAF Confederations Cup Play-off 1 1 0 0 0 98
2016 USA Copa America 4 1 0 0 0 273
2014 Brazil WC Qualification CONCACAF 16 5 3 1 0 1227
World Cup 4 1 0 0 0 75
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 3 3 0 0 0 270
2011 USA CONCACAF Gold Cup 6 7 0 1 0 563
2010 South Africa World Cup 4 2 0 1 0 169
Total 53 24 4 3 0 3860

Javier Hernandez Latest News & Articles

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Twitter reacts hilariously to the appointment of David Moyes as West Ham United manager
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The Hammers made some smart business and will be hoping to improve on last season's 11th place.
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Javier Hernandez could prove a vital asset to West Ham
Javier Hernandez could prove a vital asset to West Ham
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Reports: Chelsea keen on signing former Manchester United star
Reports: Chelsea keen on signing former Manchester United star
Antonio Conte is keen on signing him up as a backup striker.
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