Javier Hernández Balcázar (Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈβjeɾ erˈnandes]; born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the Mexican national team. Hernández plays with his nickname, Chicharito (Spanish: little pea), on his shirt. He previously played for the Mexican club Guadalajara, before becoming the first Mexican player to join Manchester United. Hernández made his debut for Mexico in September 2009 in a match against Colombia. He has also represented them at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He was the Gold Cup’s top scorer with 7 goals and was named the most valuable player of the tournament. Hernandez is the joint third highest goalscorer of all-time for the Mexican national team.