We have come across so many top class striker in the last decade and one of the few players that has made it to this list is Javier Hernandez, also known as Chicharito.
The former Manchester United and Bayern Leverkusen and West Ham United is one the greatest talent to have ever come out of Mexico. Chicharito was born on June 1 1988 in one of the famous city in Mexico, Guadalajara to an ex-footballer father, Javier “Chicharo” Hernandez in Morelia.
Now at Sevilla, he started his footballing career at C.D Guadalajara and quickly rose from rank to sign his first professional contract at age of 15.
Talking about Chicharito’s net worth in 2019 has kept the Mexican name among the most famous player of all time.
He is one of the prides of Mexican football and first to play for one of the biggest teams in the world of football, Manchester United, when he signed for the “Red Devil” in 2010, Where his fortune rose tremendously.
So much has been said where the little Mexican might belong in among the wealthy players such as Neymar and Eden Hazard, but the Chicharito’s net worth is something that might not be ranked among the superstars of the game, but he is still very much around the wealthy footballers, thanks to his move to Manchester United in 2010.
Right now, he is currently the highest earners at his current club, Sevilla. Although, the “little Pea” is not rich as two of the greatest footballers of this era, Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but being among the top earner in his last club in London, West Ham has surely made him keep and also increase his Net Worth.
After began his career as a teenager in 2006 with Guadalajara, he was noticed by Manchester United scout in the summer of 2009, but everything was kept in secrecy that, not even his grandpa an ex-footballer that scored against France during the 1954 world cup, did not have a clue that the life of his grandson and his family life is about to change for good, financially.
He quickly settled to his new life at Manchester 56 years after his grandpa scored against the Les Blues in the 1954 world cup Mundial.
The silky little striker became a toast for the Red Devils faithful, to an extent of him scoring against his new side, Manchester United while playing for his old side, Chivas.
He became the first Mexican to ever played in UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE final in their 3-1 defeat to Lionel Messi led Barcelona in 2011.
With all these early signs of his goalscoring threat, Chicharito became the eye and love of the Red fans and this started transforming to his off the pitch life, by starting to bring in endorsement for the young Mexican which gave him the great opportunity to increate his Net Worth.
The ‘Little Pea’ scored whopping 57 goals in 157 appearances for the Manchester-based club in his four years stay before spending his last two years on loan at Bundesliga club, Bayer Leverkusen and Spanish giant, Real Madrid.
Moving to West United really has a significant improvement on his fast-growing net worth in 2017 for a fee of $22 million in the summer of 2017. Having earned $3 million, as reported by his close source as sign-on fee really helped Chicharito improved is wealth.
After it was reported by an unnamed individual on Twitter that Chicharito was West Ham highest earner by taking home $165,000 every week but things did not work out well for the Javier Hernandez before handing over this transfer request before he joined Sevilla in the summer of 2019.
Currently at Sevilla, in Spanish top division as one of the club’s highest-paid player. Despite taking a pay cut from his previous employer, Chicharito is currently taking home $110,000 every single.
With all these huge paychecks, one cannot argue that the Mexican net worth as reported by reliable sources is around $17 million. With so much investment and deals.
He might not possess the giant statue of Ivorian Legend, Didier Drogba, or the speed of Cristiano Ronaldo, or fast legs of Lionel Messi. But when you need a potent goal scorer inside box 18, you can always count on one one of the positional discipline footballer the world has ever seen
Chicharito net worth
According to so many reports, the is said to be worth a whopping $21 million making him one of the richest individual to ever play professional football from Mexico.
He has built his wealth from his time as a center forward at Manchester United, one of the richest sports club, played at various age-grade competitions for Mexico, from U20 to the national team.
He was described as goal poacher because most of his goals were scored from close range. He was also described by Manchester United greatest ever manager, Sir Alex Ferguson as two-footed, very quick and natural goal scorer. The majority of his wealth truly came from his success as a footballer.
He is also named brand ambassador for multiple products, which all these have helped him grow his net worth.
Chicharito has successfully proven that there is no unattainable dream provide you put hard work and believe in yourself. Despite being 31 years, Chicharito has continued to grow his skill each time he steps on the field of play.
Chicharito exact salary isn’t known but according to Skysport, he’s currently earning €110,000 weekly, at his current club, Sevilla which equals $6.7million annually.
He significantly improve his asset immediately he signed that lucrative deal with West Ham United. The purchased value of his car collection as reported on Forbes, that includes, Land Rover, Audi Q7, Aston Martin, Chevrolet Stingray, and Chevrolet Camara was nothing, but his hard work over the years has started paying off.
Base salary with West Ham Football Club for the year 2018 $9,600,000
Also, In 2012, Surf Excel, a Unilever brand that is currently marketed as the counterpart brand of OMO detergent in India and Pakistan managed to get Chicharito, to sign up for their “Daag Ache Hain” ads campaign which earned him, reportedly $5 million over a period of 5 years.
Despite his ups and downs from the football on the field of play, that’s doesn’t translate to his wealth, because his wealth has kept growing without any report, or sign of bankruptcy….