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Abel Hernández
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Hernández with CSKA in 2018
Personal information
Full name Abel Mathías Hernández Platero
Date of birth 8 August 1990 (1990-08-08) (age 31)
Place of birth Pando, Uruguay
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Fluminense
Youth career
2000–2001 Peñarol
2001–2006 Central Español
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Central Español 30 (9)
2008–2009 Peñarol 8 (3)
2009–2014 Palermo 111 (31)
2014–2018 Hull City 99 (36)
2018–2019 CSKA Moscow 14 (3)
2019–2020 Al Ahli 17 (7)
2020–2021 Internacional 23 (3)
2021– Fluminense 6 (4)
National team
2008–2010 Uruguay U20 11 (9)
2012 Uruguay Olympic 3 (1)
2010–2017 Uruguay 29 (11)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:57, 20 May 2021 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2017

Abel Mathías Hernández Platero (born 8 August 1990) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brazilian club Fluminense.

Hernández began his career with Central Español and Peñarol, and spent five-and-a-half seasons in Italy with Palermo before joining Hull City for a club record £10 million in September 2014. Four years later, he joined CSKA Moscow, and upon his release signed for Al Ahli in 2019. After was released by the Qatari club a year later, he moved to Brazil, first joining Internacional and later on Fluminense.

A full international since 2010, Hernández has competed at various international tournaments with Uruguay, including their victory at the 2011 Copa América.

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