Emilio Hernández

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Emilio Hernández
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Personal information
Full name Emilio Exequiel Hernández Hernández
Date of birth (1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Unión La Calera
Number --
Youth career
1996 Colo-Colo
1997–2004 Universidad de Chile
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Universidad de Chile 85 (14)
2006 Everton (loan) 23 (2)
2009 Cruz Azul 15 (0)
2010–2011 Argentinos Juniors 39 (4)
2012 Universidad de Chile 7 (1)
2012 Unión Española 22 (4)
2013–2014 Colo-Colo 14 (2)
2014– Unión La Calera 0 (0)
National team
2008– Chile 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 December 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2010

Emilio Exequiel Hernández Hernández (born 14 September 1984 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean footballer, currently at Unión La Calera.


Hernández began his career at Colo-Colo aged 12 in 1996, but after being released, he joined Universidad de Chile one year later,[1] where was promoted to first-adult team in 2005.

In 2006, he was loaned to Everton for acquire more experience,[2] returning in January 2007 to La U now coached by Salvador Capitano.

Following Capitano's period in the bench and caretaker Jorge Socías too, Hernández had rising-up performances under coach Arturo Salah. In 2009, he was a key player in Torneo Apertura obtention under Sergio Markarián orders.

Because his well perfomances, on 24 July 2009, he joined Mexico's Cruz Azul for a three-year contract in a US$1.3 million fee.[3]

After a poor performance at Cruz Azul, he moved to Argentinos Juniors in a one-year loan deal.[4] He debuted in a 2–2 home draw with Boca Juniors[5] and his first goal came the following week in a 6–3 away win over Lanús.[6][7]

However, Hernández was a regular player in Borghi's starting lineup, being usually occuped as left winger and conforming an efficient attack alongside Ismael Sosa and Juan Mercier that led Bichos Colorados to win Torneo Clausura title, which was Emilio's first title outside Chile.[8]

After a one-and-half season loan prolongation, he ended his contract with Cruz Azul and failed to continue at La Paternal, being released in December 2011.[9]


Universidad de Chile
Argentinos Juniors


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