Nicolás Hernández

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Nicolás Hernández
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-05-04) May 4, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Ferro Carril Oeste
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Ferro Carril Oeste 17 (3)
2000–2001 Colón 10 (0)
2002 Cremonese -
2002–2003 San Martín (M) 21 (4)
2003–2005 Huracán 60 (18)
2005 Cobreloa 15 (3)
2006–2008 Colorado Rapids 54 (11)
2008 Columbus Crew 5 (0)
2009 Alajuelense 13 (1)
2010–2012 SHB Đà Nẵng 37 (10)
2012–2013 Quảng Nam
2013– Ferro Carril Oeste 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2015.

Nicolás "Niko" Hernández (born May 4, 1979 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an Argentine footballer. He currently plays for Ferro Carril Oeste in the Primera B Nacional.


Hernández began his professional career with the Primera División side Ferro Carril Oeste in 1999. After a year with them he moved to Colón de Santa Fe for a season. In 2002, he was signed by Italian club U.S. Cremonese. After a short spell with them he ended up back in Argentina playing for National B Division teams San Martín de Mendoza and Huracán until 2005 when he was picked up by Chilean powerhouse Cobreloa.

On March 30, 2006, he was signed by the Colorado Rapids. He started his first game with the club on April 2 against the Columbus Crew and scored 8 goals for the club. He was traded to the Columbus Crew on February 27, 2008 for Tim Ward. He was waived on June 27, 2008. [1]

Niko moved to Costa Rica for play with the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense during one-year contract.[2] [3] He was the only non-Costa Rican on the roster.

He joined V-League side SHB Đà Nẵng F.C. in 2010.

In 2012, Niko moved to Vietnamese First Division side Quảng Nam.


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  2. ^ [2] Liga Deportiva Alajuelense Official Website
  3. ^ [3] La Nación (Costa Rican Newspaper)

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