Emilio Hernández

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Emilio Hernández
Personal information
Full name Emilio Exequiel Hernández Hernández
Date of birth (1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Deportes Melipilla
Number 10
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 16 (0)
2010–2011 Argentinos Juniors 39 (4)
2012 Universidad de Chile 7 (1)
2012 Unión Española 22 (4)
2013–2014 Colo-Colo 22 (2)
2014–2015 Unión La Calera 15 (2)
2015 Coquimbo Unido 8 (0)
2016 San Martín (SJ) 3 (0)
2016–2017 Deportes Pintana 17 (1)
2017 Audax Italiano 2 (0)
2018– Deportes Melipilla 0 (0)
National team
2008–2010 Chile 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 October 2010

Emilio Exequiel Hernández Hernández (born 14 September 1984 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean footballer who plays for Deportes Melipilla.


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 performances, 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 occupied 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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