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Javier "Chichárito" Hernandez

Javier "Chicharito" Hernández is the second highest goalscorer of alltime for the Mexican National team. He plays for Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.

Born: 
Guadalajara, Mexico
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, June 1, 1988
Height: 
5'9''
Weight: 
157 Lbs
Salary: 
$6,100,000 USD
Current Team: 

Bayer Leverkusen 

Mexico National Team

Facts: 
  • Chicharito (little pea) is Javier Hernández's nickname because his father, Javier Hernández Gutiérrez, was nicknamed Chícharo (pea) because of his green eyes.
  • Chicharito is a cartoon character back in Mexico, in a series named Mucha Lucha.
  • The Daily Mail reported that Chicharito was the fastest player at the 2010 World Cup, running 19.97 mph, only ahead of FC Bayern's Arjen Robben.

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