Chicharito Reaches 101 Career Goals


It’s turning out to be a good year for Mexican striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez who recently bagged a brace in Leverkusen’s 4-4 draw against Roma in the UEFA Champions League to reach 101 career goals.

Hernandez, who began his career at Chivas Guadalajara, scored 29 goals with the ‘Goats.’ The Little Pea then crossed the pond to play at Manchester United where he managed to score on 59 occasions. Last season whilst on loan with Real Madrid ‘Chicha’ managed to score 9 times despite limited playing time.

Since joining Leverkusen, this summer, Hernandez has already registered 4 goals with the German club: 1 in Bundesliga and 3 more in Champions League action. Hernandez, who has bagged 42 goals with Mexico, is  four goals away from becoming the national team’s all-time goal scorer.

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