Adrián Fernández (footballer)

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Adrián Fernández
Personal information
Full name Adrián Gustavo Fernández
Date of birth (1980-11-28) November 28, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth San Martín, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Herzliya
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Nueva Chicago 102 (28)
2003–2004 El Porvenir ? (?)
2004 Colo-Colo 19 (3)
2005 The Strongest 12 (6)
2006 Al-Shaab ? (?)
2006–2007 Schaffhausen 26 (3)
2007–2008 St. Gallen 25 (3)
2008 Cherno More 15 (4)
2009–2010 Chernomorets Burgas 47 (14)
2011–2012 Hapoel Ramat Gan 28 (10)
2012–2013 Ironi Ramat Hasharon 26 (3)
2013–2014 Hapoel Petah Tikva 27 (9)
2014– Maccabi Herzliya 22 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 April 2015.

Adrián Gustavo 'Carucha' Fernández (born 28 November 1980 in General San Martín Partido, Greater Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football player.


Between 1998 and 2003, 'Carucha' played in second-line Argentine football teams, such as Nueva Chicago and El Porvenir. In spite of his poor background, during 2004, Fernandez arrived at Colo-Colo.

In Colo Colo, Fernandez debuted in the most important match in the Chilean league: the superclásico (Colo Colo v/s Universidad de Chile).

After his Chilean experience, 'Carucha' played in the Bolivian The Strongest, Saudi Arabia and in the Swiss league. In July 2008 he went to Bulgaria and signed with local team Cherno More Varna. On 14 November 2008 he scored two goals for Cherno More in the most important match against Spartak Varna (The derby of Varna) at Ticha Stadium. He scored goals in the 60th and 73rd minute. The result of the match was a 5:0 win for Cherno More.

In January 2009 Fernández signed a contract with Chernomorets Burgas. Up to the end of the 2008-09 season he played in 11 matches for the club and scored 5 goals. On 7 December 2010 he was released from Chernomorets Burgas.

On 15 July 2011 he signed a contract with Israeli second league team Hapoel Ramat Gan F.C. At Hapoel Ramat Gan he scored 10 goals in 28 matches. On 30 May 2012 Fernandez signed a contract with Ironi Ramat Hasharon for one season. On 31 May 2013 he signed a contract with the third Israeli team in his career, Hapoel Petah Tikva. On 8 September 2013 Fernandez debuted in a match against Hapoel Katamon, in this match he scored his first goal for Petah Tikva in the 26th minute.

On 26 August 2014 he signed to Maccabi Herzliya.

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