Javier Hernández

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Plays for: West Ham United, Mexico
Ranked: 24th in Premier League
Javier Hernández Balcázar ; born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club West Ham United and the Mexico national team. Hernández is commonly known by his nickname, Chicharito , which he wears on his shirt.

He began his career in 2006, playing for the Mexican club Guadalajara, before becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United in July 2010. After falling out of favour under managers David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, he spent the 2014–15 season on loan to Real Madrid, then moved permanently to Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen in August 2015. His minutes-per-goal ratio during his time with Manchester United is among the most prolific in the history of the Premier League.

A Mexican international, Hernández is his country's all-time leading goalscorer. He made his debut for Mexico in September 2009 in a match against Colombia. He has represented Mexico at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Copa América Centenario and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was the 2011 Gold Cup's top scorer with seven goals and was named the most valuable player of the tournament. Description provided by Wikipedia

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