Hector Herrera Career 2022 – Family, Girlfriend, House, Car Collection, Awards, Bio, Net Worth, Income & Unknown Facts

Hector Herrera

Hector Miguel Herrera Lopez is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo and the Mexico National Team. He has signed a pre-centract with Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo beginning 1 July 2022.

Early Life

Full Name: Hector Miguel Herrera Lopez

Nickname: Zorrillo and Zorro

Date of Birth: 19 April 1990 (age 31 years)

Birthday Place: Rosarito, Mexico

Hometown: Rosarito

Nationality: Mexican

Religion: Christianity

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Sports Life

Occupation: Soccer Footballer

Current Team: Houston Dynamo

National Team: Mexico National Team

Playing Position: Midfielder

Jersey Number: 16

Youth Career

2007 – 2011: Pachuca

2007 – 2008: Cuautla (loan)

2011 – Tampico Madero (loan)

Senior Career

2010 – 2013: Pachuca, Match 52 Goals 2

2013 – 2019: Porto, Match 164 Goals 26

2019 – 2022: Atletico Madrid, Match 58

2022 – Houston Dynamo

National Teams

2012 – Mexico U23, Match 16 Goals 2

2012 – Mexico

Body Statistics

Build: Athletic

Height: 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Weight: 80 kg (180 lbs)

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Ethnicity: Mexican

Shoe Size: 10 US


Father: Miguel Herrera

Mother: Maria Lopez

Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Chantal Mato (m. 2015)

Son: Hector David Herrera

Daughter: Valentina

Best Friend: Miguel Layun

Hobbies: Swimming and Playing Football


Hector Herrera just Completed Secondary School

Money Factor

Salary: $4 million

Net Worth: $20 million

Fan Followers

Facebook Fan

Twitter Fan

Instagram Fan

Car Collection


Range Rover



Hector Herrera House in Madrid, Spain

Bad Habits

Smoking: No

Drinking Alcohol: Yes

Favorite Things

Favorite Food: Spanish Food Recipes

Favorite Drinks: Coffee

Favorite Superhero: SpiderMan

Favorite Color: White

Favorite Website: Facebook or Twitter and Instagram

Favorite Animal: Dog

Favorite Footballers: Juan Roman Riquelme

Favorite Politician: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Favorite Actor: Tom Holland

Favorite Actress: Zendaya

Favorite Musician/Music: Justin Bieber

Favorite iPhone/Apple: iPhone/Apple

Favorite Movie: Avatar

Favorite Flower: Red Rose

Favorite Time of Day: Early Morning and Evening

Favorite Digit: 16

Favorite Place: Sea Beach

Unknown Facts

Herrera began playing football for C.F Pachuca’s youth sides. As a youth he was nickname Zorrillo (skunk) as well as Zorro (fox).

On 28 June 2013 it was announced that Herrera was transferred to Portuguese club Porto for €8 million.

On 3 July 2019 Atletico Madrid announced via their website that they had reached an agreement with Herrera. He signed a three- year contract and was officially presented at the Wanda Metropolitano with the number 16 shirt.

In 2012 Herrera was chosen by coach Luis Fernando Tena to participate in the 2012 CONCACAF Olymic Qualifying Tournament held in the United States. Mexico went on to win the tournament by defeating Honduras in the final thus qualifying to the 2012 Olympic Games held in London.

In 2012 Herrera was called up by coach Jose Manuel de la Torre to play for Mexico in the World Cup qualifiers against Guyana on 12 October and Ei Salvador on 16 October.

Herrera has cited Juan Román Riquelme as an idol and an influence on his playing style.

In June 2019, Herrera obtained an EU passport after residing in Portugal for six years.


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