Javier Hernández

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Javier Hernández Balcázar (Spanish: [xaˈβjeɾ eɾˈnandez βalˈkasaɾ] (listen); born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy and the Mexico national team. Hernández is commonly known by his nickname, Chicharito ([tʃitʃaˈɾito]; Mexican Spanish: little pea), which he wears on his shirt. Hernández began his career in 2006, playing for Mexican club Guadalajara. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javier Hernández has received more than 6,989,543 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Javier Hernández is the 1,580th most popular soccer player (down from 1,353rd in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 143rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Mexican Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Javier Hernández ranks 1,580 out of 16,923. Before him are Thorsten Fink, Juliano Belletti, Mágico González, Ludwig Goldbrunner, Roberto Firmino, and Ramón Muttis. After him are Gabriele Oriali, Bruno Alves, Bernd Schneider, Juan Mujica, Víctor Muñoz, and Giacomo Bulgarelli.

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Among people born in 1988, Javier Hernández ranks 33Before him are Kevin Durant, Natascha Kampusch, Ana de Armas, Juan Cuadrado, G-Dragon, and Fábio Coentrão. After him are Paulinho, Juan Mata, Radja Nainggolan, Nicklas Bendtner, Nuri Şahin, and Lizzo.

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Among people born in Mexico, Javier Hernández ranks 174 out of 487. Before him are Miguel Pro (1891), Julio César Chávez (1962), Alfonso Arau (1932), Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (1834), José María Bocanegra (1787), and Diego Luna (1979). After him are Nigel Bruce (1895), Manuel Rosas (1912), Maite Perroni (1983), Kate del Castillo (1972), Juan Carreño (1909), and Lola Beltrán (1932).


Among soccer players born in Mexico, Javier Hernández ranks 7Before him are Antonio Carbajal (1929), Tomás Balcázar (1931), Ignacio Trelles (1916), Jorge Campos (1966), Rafael Márquez (1979), and Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez (1942). After him are Manuel Rosas (1912), Juan Carreño (1909), Guillermo Ochoa (1985), Luis Hernández (1968), Cuauhtémoc Blanco (1973), and Salvador Reyes Monteón (1936).

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