Javier Hernández Balcázar

Profile Football Stars | Javier Hernández Balcázar | Hernández plays with his nickname, Chicharito (Spanish: little pea), on his shirt. Previously he played for the Mexican club Guadalajara, before Becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United. Hernández has made 33 appearances for Mexico and has scored 23 goals. Javier Hernández Balcazar is a Mexican footballer WHO plays as a forward for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Mexican national team.

Hernández was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco and first played in a recreation league when he was seven years old. Ferguson has also said Hernandez's style reminds him of former United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjær - the so-called "baby-faced assassin" who scored the injury time winner against Bayern Munich in United's 1999 Champions League triumph.

Hernández is the son of Javier Hernández Gutiérrez, WHO played for three different clubs in Mexico and was a member of the Mexico squad at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Javier Hernández Gutiérrez quit his job as manager of Guadalajara's reserve side in order to watch Hernández play in the World Cup in South Africa. Hernández is also the grandson of Tomás Balcazar, WHO played for CD Guadalajara and played for the Mexican national side in the 1954 FIFA World Cup.

Personal information
Full name Javier Hernández Balcazar
Date of birth 1 June 1988 (age 23)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 14

Youth career
Guadalajara 1997-2006

Senior career
years Team
Guadalajara 2006-2010 64 (26)
2010 - Manchester United 47 (21)

National team
2007 Mexico U20 5 (1)
2009 - Mexico 33 (23)


     Primera División de México (1): Apertura 2006
     InterLiga (1): 2009

Manchester United
     Premier League (1): 2010-11
     FA Community Shield (1): 2010

     CONCACAF Gold Cup (1): 2011

     Primera División de México Top scorer (1): Bicentenario 2010
     Balloon de Oro - Best Striker (1): 2010 Torneo Bicentenario
     Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year (1): 2010-11
     CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Boot Award (1): 2011
     CONCACAF Gold Cup MVP Award (1): 2011


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