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Eduardo "Volkswagen" Hernández

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Eduardo "Volkswagen" Hernández
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Hernández
Place of birth El Salvador
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962 Atlante San Alejo
Juventud Olímpica
National team
1961–1965 El Salvador 9 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eduardo "Volkswagen" Hernández is a retired football player from El Salvador.

He currently holds a record for being one of the top 10 goalscorers for the El Salvador national football team with 11 goals.[1] "Volkswagen" Hernández participated at the 1961 CCCF Championship, 1963 CONCACAF Championship and the 1965 CONCACAF Championship. Hernández also played at Alianza F.C. of the Salvadoran Premier League in the 1960s.[2]

International career

Nicknamed Volkswagen, Hernández played only one game at the 1961 CCCF Championship against Nicaragua where El Salvador won by a score of 10–2. He scored 2 goals at the 69th and 74th minute. At the 1963 CONCACAF Championship, hosted in El Salvador, Hernández started in all 7 games, scoring in 6. He played against Nicaragua (6–1) and scored at the 1st minute; against Panama (1–1) and scored at the 87th minute; against Honduras (2–2) and scored at the 65th minute; against Guatemala (1–1) and scored at the 24th minute; against Costa Rica (1–4) but did not score; against Honduras (3–0) and scored 2 goals at the 13th and 34th minute; against Curaçao (3–2) and scored 2 goals at the 15th and 80th minute. El Salvador were runner-up in the competition. At the 1965 CONCACAF Championship, Hernández played only one game against Curaçao (1–1) and scored one goal at the 8th minute.[3]


  1. ^ Goalscoring for El Salvador National Team - RSSSF
  2. ^ "Hernán Carrasco Vivanco: "El Salvador" Chileno" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
  3. ^ Gomez, Omar. "El Salvador en Copa CCCF y NORCECA" (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 July 2011.

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