With Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez scoring for fun since joining Bayer 04 Leverkusen from Manchester United FC in the summer, it is no wonder you voted him #BundesligaIdol.



Age: 27

Club: Bayer 04 Leverkusen

National team: Mexico

Idol facts

  • Chicharito became the first Mexican to score a Bundesliga hat-trick in Leverkusen's 5-0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach on Matchday 16.
  • With ten goals this season, Chicharito is the top-scoring Mexican in Bundesliga history.
  • Against Eintracht Frankfurt on Matchday 13, Chicharito netted the first brace by a Mexican in the history of the German top flight.
  • Chicharito has scored a brace in all three competitions he has played in for Leverkusen this season (Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League and DFB Cup).
  • Since the start of October, Chicharito has scored more goals (14) than his former club Manchester United FC have managed.
  • With 42 goals in 78 appearances for Mexico, Chicharito needs only four more strikes to equal Jared Borgetti as El Tri’s highest-ever goalscorer. With an average of 0.53 goals per game, Hernandez has a higher strike rate than any of his nation's top ten forwards.

Listen to what Chicharito made of his hat-trick heroics against Gladbach below: