Chicharito whose birth names are Javier Hernandez Balcazar is a renowned professional footballer who has been able to play as a striker for the English club West Ham United. He has also played in the national football team of Mexico. Hernandez has commonly been known by his nickname Chicharito. His shirt is usually written this name. Here is a quick summary of Chicharito’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Chicharito Early Life
Chicharito was born in the year 1988 on June 1st. His place of birth was in Guadalajara, Jalisco. He started playing football at a tender age of seven years old. At this time, he used to play football as a hobby. He did spend a better part of his childhood in Morelia, Michoacan. His father was also a footballer. His father’s names are Javier Hernandez.
He did study at the elementary school at the Instituto Piaget. Here, he was able to study from third to sixth grade. When he was nine years old, he did join C.D Guadalajara and this was the time that he was able to sign his first contract. He was only fifteen years old. He had prepared to play in the FIFA U-17 World Championship. However, this would not happen as he would go on to suffer an injury.
However, despite this, his team went on to win the championship title. While he was still playing football, he still continued in taking classes where he was learning more about business administration. This happened at Universidad del Valle de Atemajac. His inspirations for football are Hugo Sanchez and Rafael Marquez.
Chicharito Career, Awards & Achievement
Chicharito began playing for the Chivas’ lower division team by the name Chivas Coras. This was in the Tepic Nayarit. This was in the 2005-06 season. He played his first game for the Chivas in the year 2006 Apertura in a win over Necaxa at the Estadio Jalisco. He was able to score in his debut game. This was the sole goal that he scored in his seven appearances in the 2006=07 season.
He went on to feature in six games in the 2007-08 season without scoring a single goal. Hernandez was able to make ten appearances in the 2008 Apertura without scoring even a single goal. In his fifteen appearances, he was able to score four goals in the 2009 Clausura. In the 2009 Apertura, he was able to finish as the number three top scorer. He had scored eleven goals in the seventeen appearances. He went on to begin the 2010 Torneo Bicentenario with a total of eight games in five games. He was able to complete as the player with most goals in that season.
Manchester United became aware of Chicharito in the year 2009. This is the year that a scout was sent to Mexico to go and watch how he was playing. The scout brought very positive report regarding his playing skills. Because of his age, Manchester United was willing to wait before they could sign him. However, as he was going to be taking national duties, Man U changed their mind and decided to get his signature. He has also been able to play for Real Madrid on loan. Currently, he is playing for West Ham United.
Awards and Achievements
Chicharito has been able to demonstrate very high skills in football. He has been of very big help for the teams that he has been able to play for. Among the awards that he has been able to win includes being the top scorer and most valuable player in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Net worth of Chicharito
Chicharito has a net worth of $20 million. This wealth has been generated from various sources. Among the sources that have generated this wealth include his successful career in football. He has also been named brand ambassador for multiple products. All this has helped in growing his net worth.
Chicharito has been a proof that there is no dream that is unattainable provided we put hard work and we believe in ourselves. He has continued to grow his skills each time he enters the field. Chicharito has a very bright future in football.