Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez set a host of records with his double strike for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in their 3-1 win at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

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The Mexico international is now his country's all-time leading scorer in the Bundesliga having taken his season's tally to six in ten Bundesliga games in the colours of Leverkusen, whom he only joined this summer.

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Bundesliga.com highlights the other historic marks the former Manchester United FC and Real Madrid CF forward has set so far.

'Little Pea', Big Records

  • ‘Chicharito’ now has six Bundesliga goals, bettering the previous best by a Mexican player in the German top flight – Pavel Pardo scored four times in 71 Bundesliga games for VfB Stuttgart between summer 2006 and December 2008.
  • His brace in Frankfurt was his first in the Bundesliga, and the first by a Mexican in the history of the German top flight.
  • He has now scored in his last seven competitive outings for Leverkusen, tallying ten goals in total.
  • That streak means Hernandez has surpassed compatriot and Real Madrid icon Hugo Sanchez’s previous best of finding the net in six competitive games in Europe.
  • ‘Chicharito’ has now scored braces in all three competitions in which he has played for Leverkusen this season (Bundesliga, DFB Pokal and UEFA Champions League).