Théo Hernandez

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Théo Hernandez
Hernandez with AC Milan in 2022
Personal information
Full name Théo Bernard François Hernandez[1]
Date of birth (1997-10-06) 6 October 1997 (age 25)[2]
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[3]
Position(s) Left-back
Club information
Current team
AC Milan
Number 19
Youth career
2006–2007 Rayo Majadahonda[4]
2007–2015 Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Atlético Madrid B 9 (0)
2016–2017Alavés (loan) 32 (1)
2017–2019 Real Madrid 13 (0)
2018–2019Real Sociedad (loan) 24 (1)
2019– AC Milan 116 (20)
National team
2015 France U18 4 (0)
2015–2016 France U19 9 (0)
2016 France U20 3 (1)
2021– France 13 (2)
Men's football
Representing  France
FIFA World Cup
Runner-up 2022 Qatar
UEFA Nations League
Winner 2021 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:05, 5 February 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 December 2022

Théo Bernard François Hernandez (born 6 October 1997) is a French footballer. He plays as a left-back for Serie A club AC Milan and the France national team. Known for his speed, runs, and goalscoring ability, he is regarded as one of the best left-backs in the world.[5] He is the brother of footballer Lucas Hernandez, and son of another footballer, Jean-François Hernandez.

Club career[change | change source]

Atlético Madrid[change | change source]

Born in Marseille, Hernandez joined Atlético Madrid's academy in 2007, at nine years old.[6] After progressing through the youth levels, he was promoted to the reservesin the Tercera División in the summer of 2015.[source?]

On 3 February 2016, Hernandez renewed his contract.[7] Two days later, he was called up to the first team for a La Liga match against Eibar because of some injured teammates.[8] He stayed as an unused substitute in the 3–1 home win.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Squad List: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: France (FRA)" (PDF). FIFA. 15 November 2022. p. 12. Retrieved 15 November 2022.
  2. "FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017: List of players: Real Madrid CF" (PDF). FIFA. 30 November 2017. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 May 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  3. "Theo Hernandez: Biography". A.C. Milan. Archived from the original on 6 November 2021. Retrieved 1 July 2022.
  4. Guerra, Axel (25 October 2018). ""Desde críos se veía que Lucas y Theo Hernández tenían condiciones"" [«One could see Lucas and Theo Hernández were skilled since when they were kids»]. El Diario Vasco (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  5. Agyei, Miguel (15 October 2021). "Theo Hernandez is the best left-back in the World - Football Italia". Football Italia. Retrieved 9 February 2023.
  6. G. Fuente, Chema (17 September 2014). "Lucas y Theo Hernández, sociedad defensora ilimitada" [Lucas and Theo Hernández, defensive company unlimited]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  7. "Theo ficha por el primer equipo" [Theo signs for the first team]. Marca (in Spanish). 3 February 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  8. Díaz, Francisco Javier (5 February 2016). "Simeone forced into rookie back line for Eibar visit". Diario AS. Archived from the original on 15 May 2021. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  9. Malagón, Manuel (6 February 2016). "Fiesta completa en el Calderón" [Complete party at the Calderón]. Marca (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 July 2016.