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Javier Hernández Balcázar

Personal information
Full nameJavier Hernández Balcázar
Date of birth1 June 1988(age 28)
Place of birthGuadalajara, Mexico
Height1.75 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubManchester United

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Javier Hernández Balcázar (-esxaˈβjer erˈnandes; born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester United and the Mexican national team. Hernández plays with his nickname, Chicharito ( ), on his shirt. He previously played for the Mexican club Guadalajara, before becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United.

Hernández made his debut for Mexico in September 2009 in a match against Colombia, he also represented them at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He was the Gold Cup's top scorer with 7 goals and was named the most valuable player of the tournament.

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