Javier Hernandez Profile

Javi­er Her­nandez, also known as Chi­charito, was han­ded his de­but for Man­chester Uni­ted by Sir Al­ex Fer­guson when he took the field as a sec­ond frame re­place­ment for Por­tugal in­ter­na­tion­al Lu­is Nani in a 5-2 friendly fix­ture tri­umph ag­ainst the Ma­jor Soc­cer Lea­gue All Stars at the Re­li­ant Sta­dium in Hou­s­ton on the 28th of Ju­ly 2010. A nat­ur­al born goal plun­der­er, he cel­eb­rated his com­pet­it­ive de­but for Uni­ted by scor­ing the sec­ond goal in the 3-1 FA Com­munity Shield vic­tory over reign­ing cham­pi­ons Chel­sea at Wemb­ley on the 8th of the fol­low­ing month. The Mex­ic­an net­ted his fir­st Pre­mier Lea­gue goal in a 2-2 draw wi­th West Brom­wich Al­bion at Old Traf­ford on the 16th of Oct­ober 2010 and sco­red a brace in a 2-1 Pre­miership win over Sto­ke City at the Brit­an­nia Sta­dium on the 24th of the same month. He fol­lowed up by hit­ting the win­ner in a 3-2 Lea­gue Cup Fourth Ro­und win over Wolver­hampton Wan­derers two days la­ter and ma­naged to notch up a fine total of twenty goals in 45 fir­st te­am ap­pear­ances for The Red Dev­ils dur­ing his in­aug­ur­al sea­son in Man­chester. Wi­th Man­chester Uni­ted, he won the Pre­mier Lea­gue in 2011 and 2013, as well as the FA Com­munity Shield in 2010, and clocked up 37 Pre­mier Lea­gue goals in 103 out­ings for the club be­fore he was loaned out to Span­ish gi­ants Re­al Mad­rid on the 1st of Septem­ber 2014. He then joi­ned Budes­liga out­fit Bay­er Lever­kusen for a re­por­ted trans­fer fee of £7.3 mil­lion in the sum­mer of 2015 and spent two sea­sons wi­th the Bay Arena te­am un­til he joi­ned Pre­mier Lea­gue si­de West Ham Uni­ted at the start of the 2017-18 cam­paign. A Mex­ico play­er, Her­nandez, made his fir­st seni­or ap­pear­ance for his home­land as a sec­ond ha­lf sub­sti­tute for Ju­an Car­los Cacho in a 2-1 friendly loss to Colom­bia at Cot­ton Bowl in Dal­las on the 30th of Septem­ber 2009, and hit his fir­st brace for his na­tion in a 5-0 friendly win over Bolivia at the San Diego Sta­dium on the 24th of Feb­ruary 2010. Javi­er Her­nandez: “The change of Sir Al­ex Fer­guson re­tir­ing, we knew that it was go­ing to be very dif­fi­cult. He was unique in the his­tory of foot­ball.” Javi­er Her­nandez Play­ing Ca­reer: Club De­port­ivo Guadala­jara, Man­chester Uni­ted, Re­al Mad­rid, Bay­er Lever­kusen, West Ham Uni­ted. Man­aging Ca­reer: None.


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