Net Worth: $17 Million
Javier Hernández Balcázar or Javier Hernandez was born on June 1, 1988 in Guadalajara, Mexico. He is a Mexican footballer with a net worth of $17 Million. He has built his wealth from his career as a forward for the Manchester United football club. He has also played for Guadalajara, Mexico U20, and represented his home country Mexico. He plays with his nickname, Chicharito on his shirt. Javier is the first Mexican player to join Manchester United, the prestigious football club in the English Premier League.
As of April 2013, Javier has played 70 games for Manchester United and scored 31 goals. He made his debut for Mexico in September 2009 in a match against Columbia. He has also represented them at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. For Mexico, Javier has played 46 matches and scored 30 goals. That’s an impressive record. In fact, he is the tenth highest goal scorer of all time for the Mexican National team.
He was the Gold Cup’s top scorer with 7 goals and was named the most valuable player of the tournament. Hernandez has been described as a goal poacher because some of his goals were scored from a close range. He has also been described by Manchester United manager as two footed, very quick, and a natural goal scorer.
Hernandez is the son of Javier Hernandez Gutierrez. His father was also a football player who represented three clubs in Mexico. His father played for the Mexican football side in the 1986 FIFA World Cup as well. On May 26th, 2012, Javier Hernandez became the Mexican ambassador for UNICEF, making him the third Mexican to serve this position.