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Chicharito: Biography, Careers, Achievements and More

Who is Chicharito?

Javier Hernández Balcázar, popularly known as Chicharito, is a professional footballer from Mexico and has represented his country in the Football world cup. The player plays for L.A. Galaxy in Major League Soccer. He has been a fine player since his debut. Coming from a family closely connected with football, Chicharito showed his skills as a striker in the game. He wears the jersey with the name Chicharito imprinted in it. That’s why he is famous with that name only. 

Footballers have played football clubs like Guadalajara, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, West Ham United, Sevilla, and Los Angeles Galaxy. Chicharito was the top scorer in CONCACAF Gold Cup and won the most valuable player of that season. He was awarded the Bundesliga Player of the Month multiple times. Chicharito is also the first Mexican footballer to play for Manchester United in 2010.

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Quick Bio

Birth NameJavier Hernández Balcázar
Birth Date1 June 1988 (Age 33)
Birth PlaceGuadalajara, Mexico
Birth SignGemini
Other NamesChicharito
Parent(s)Javier Hernández Gutiérrez, Silvia Balcázar
Sibling(s)Ana Hernández Balcázar
High SchoolN/A
CollegeUniversidad del Valle de Atemajac
ProfessionFootball player
Active Years2006- Present
NationalityMexican, American
Height5 feet 9 inches 
Weight73 kg
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Spouse(s)Sarah Kohan (2019- Present)
Girlfriend(s)Lucía Villalón

Camila Sodi

Andrea Duro

ChildrenNoah Hernández, Nala Hernández
Social Media HandlesInstagram



Net worth$22 million


What does Chicharito do?

  • Chicharito AKA Javier Hernández Balcázar is one of the best Mexican footballers of all time. He has a record of scoring the most goals for the nation. Chicharito participated in a football league for the first time when he was only seven years old and signed a professional football contract at 15. While growing up, the aspiring footballer idealized great players of the game Hugo Sánchez and Rafael Márquez. Chicharito played in the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship. He was one of the players in the Mexico under-20 team, which played in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He represented his national team against Columbia in 2009. He earned the FIFA Man of the Match award in a match against South Korea in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 
  • His talent and skills were not hidden from the club leagues; hence he joined C.D. Guadalajara for the 2005- 2006 season. In October 2009, the player joined Manchester United and became the first Mexican footballer to do so. He gained immense fame while playing for the M.U. He was one of the top goal scorers for the team. After playing for five long years, the footballer was traded to Real Madrid for a loan contract in 2014. Chicharito signed a three years contract with Bayer Leverkusen.
  • In September 2016, He was named the Bundesliga Player of the Month. But unfortunately, he could not score much in the latter part of the league. For the 2017-2018 season, the footballer signed a contract with West Ham United and played for the club until 2019. Chicharito next joined the La Liga team Sevilla in 2019. Recently in 2020, the player joined L.A. Galaxy and is currently a part of the team. 

Personal Information

Does Chicharito have any tattoos?

  • Chicharito has tattoos on his hands. He is a 33 years old Mexican footballer born on 1 June 1988 in Guadalajara, Mexico. His grandfather and father were also famous footballers of their time. The player attended Universidad del Valle de Atemajac. His father is Javier Hernández Gutiérrez and mother is Silvia Balcázar. He has a sibling named Ana Hernández Balcázar. He is 5.9 feet tall and weighs around 73 kg. The player has dark brown eyes and black hair. He has Mexican and American nationality.

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Is Chicharito single?

  • He married Sarah Kohan in 2019. The married couple is blessed and happy with two kids Noah Hernández, Nala Hernández. Before Kohan, he was involved in many love relationships with Lucía Villalón, Camila Sodi, and Andrea Duro.

Net worth

How much does Chicharito earn?

  • He is one of the finest Mexican footballers of all time. His net worth is $22 million at present.


  • Chicharito plays for L.A. Galaxy.
  • He is 5.9 feet tall.
  • Noah Hernández, and Nala Hernández are his kids.

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