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  • Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez has been great for business, as he is attracting increased crowds to Leverkusen games.

    Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez has been great for business, as he is attracting increased crowds to Leverkusen games. | Photo: Reuters

Published 6 December 2015

The Mexican forward has scored 13 goals with Leverkusen and three more for Mexico’s national team this season.

Mexican striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez scored again in the Bundesliga in the game between Bayer Leverkusen and Hertha Berlin, which takes him up to 13 goals with his new German team this season alone. This impressive record was one of the main reasons he was named Bundesliga's player of the month for November.

Despite Hernandez’s equalizing goal, Leverkusen lost 2-1 after Vladimir Darida and John Brooks scored two for Berlin.

WATCH: Chicharito’s Goal Against Hertha

The victory leaves Berlin five points clear of Leverkusen, but both sides continue fighting for one of the Bundesliga's European slots.

RELATED: Chicharito Makes Bundesliga History By Scoring a Brace

​Chicharito, 27, has this scored four goals in Premier League games with Leverkusen this season. His has a total of seven in Bundesliga games, while he has scored two goals in DFB Cup matches so far this year.

RELATED: Chicharito: 1st Mexican in Europe's History to Score in 7 Straight Games

He also scored three goals for Mexico's national team in friendly matches. He has played close to 1,300 minutes this season in 18 total appearances.

British newspaper the Independent highlighted the fact that Chicharito has five more goals this season than his former Manchester United colleague Wayne Rooney.

“In addition, Hernandez has scored six Bundesliga goals this season, that's more than the combined total of Premier League goals from Rooney and fellow United striker Anthony Martial,” the daily added.


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