Sebastián Hernández

Sebastián Hernández Mejía (born 2 October 1986 in Medellín) is a Colombian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Once Caldas.[1][2]

Sebastián Hernández
Personal information
Full name Sebastián Hernández Mejía
Date of birth (1986-10-02) 2 October 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Once Caldas
Number 7
Youth career
Deportes Quindío
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Deportes Quindío
2005–2006 Millonarios
2007 Emelec
2007–2008 Deportivo Cali 17 (1)
2008–2009 Deportes Quindío 35 (10)
2009–2010 Once Caldas 25 (3)
2010–2011 Deportivo Táchira 31 (4)
2011–2012 Atlético Huila 39 (6)
2012 Independiente Medellín 24 (2)
2013–2015 Ludogorets Razgrad 24 (6)
2015Cherno More (loan) 11 (3)
2015–2016 Boluspor 16 (1)
2016–2019 Atlético Junior 103 (7)
2019– Once Caldas 16 (1)
National team
2002–2003 Colombia U17 9 (4)
2005 Colombia U20 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 November 2020 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Hernández started his professional career in 2004 for Deportes Quindío. He also played for Millonarios before joining Ecuadorian Serie A side Emelec in 2007. With Emelec Hernández played his first ever Copa Libertadores game;[3] on 14 February 2007, he played 61 minutes of the Emelec's 1–0 defeat against CA Vélez Sársfield.[4] He earned also 5 appearances in the tournament.

Hernández then went on to play in his country for Deportivo Cali, his first club Deportes Quindío and then Once Caldas.

Deportivo TáchiraEdit

In 2010, Hernández was signed by Venezuelan Primera División club Deportivo Táchira with whom he won the 2010 Torneo Apertura. In the first half of 2011, he played six games for Táchira in the Copa Libertadores.

Independiente MedellínEdit

In July 2012, Hernández joined Independiente Medellín. He made his debut in a 1–0 home win over Deportivo Pasto on 29 July, playing the full 90 minutes.[5] He play regularly in his first season, making 24 appearances, scoring 2 goals. His first goal came on 22 October, in a 2–1 away loss against Deportes Tolima.

Ludogorets RazgradEdit

On 18 January 2013, Hernández joined Bulgarian club Ludogorets Razgrad.[6] He was given the number 10 jersey.

Career statisticsEdit

(Correct as of 20 November 2016)
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Once Caldas 2009 18 2 0 0 - - 18 2
2010 7 1 0 0 2 0 9 1
Deportivo Táchira 2010–11 31 4 0 0 6 0 37 4
Atlético Huila 2011 17 4 0 0 - - 17 4
2012 22 2 2 0 - - 24 2
Independiente Medellín 2012 24 2 0 0 - - 24 2
Ludogorets Razgrad 2012–13 9 0 0 0 - - 9 0
2013–14 13 6 4 0 2 0 19 6
2014–15 2 0 1 2 0 0 3 2
Cherno More (loan) 2014–15 11 3 3 0 - - 14 3
Cherno More 2015–16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atlético Junior 2016 14 1 6 0 7 0 27 1

International careerEdit

He played with the Colombian U-20 national team at the 2005 South American Youth Championship, which Colombia hosted and won. He then competed at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands, helping Colombia to the Round of 16 before losing to eventual champion Argentina. He was a member of the 2005 Colombian Sub 20 that won the Sudamericana.

HonoursEdit

Campeonato Suramericano Sub-17
Campeonato Mundial Sub-17 (4th place)
Campeonato Suramericano Sub-20 (Colombia Campeón)
Campeonato Mundial Sub-20
Campeón Centroamericano con la Sub-20
Torneo Esperanzas de Toulon. Colegio San Jose De La Salle.
Supcampeon Medellin 2012-II

ClubEdit

Ludogorets
Cherno More

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sebastián Hernández ya está en Barranquilla para cerrar su vinculación a Junior, elheraldo.co, 28 June 2016
  2. ^ http://juniorfc.co/2016/06/30/sebastian-hernandez-llego-junior/
  3. ^ "Sebastián Hernández Facts". footballdatabase.eu.
  4. ^ "Match details/line-up: Emelec 0–1 Vélez Sársfield". worldfootball.net. 14 February 2007.
  5. ^ "Independiente Medellín 1–0 Deportivo Pasto". soccerway.com. 29 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Ludogorets presented the Columbian Sebastian Hernandez". ludogorets.com. 18 January 2013. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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