Hernán Crespo

Argentine footballer

Hernán Jorge Crespo (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾˈnaŋ ˈxoɾxe ˈkɾespo]; born 5 July 1975) is an Argentine professional football coach and former player. He was most recently the manager of Qatari club Al-Duhail.

Hernán Crespo
Crespo with Inter Milan in 2018
Personal information
Full name Hernán Jorge Crespo[1]
Date of birth (1975-07-05) 5 July 1975 (age 48)
Place of birth Florida, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Al Ain (head coach)
Youth career
1988–1993 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 River Plate 62 (24)
1996–2000 Parma 116 (62)
2000–2002 Lazio 54 (39)
2002–2003 Internazionale 18 (7)
2003–2008 Chelsea 49 (20)
2004–2005Milan (loan) 28 (10)
2006–2008Internazionale (loan) 49 (18)
2008–2009 Internazionale 14 (2)
2009–2010 Genoa 16 (5)
2010–2012 Parma 46 (10)
Total 453 (197)
National team
1996 Argentina U23 6 (6)
1995–2007 Argentina 64 (35)
Teams managed
2014–2015 Parma Primavera
2015–2016 Modena
2019–2020 Banfield
2020–2021 Defensa y Justicia
2021 São Paulo
2022–2023 Al-Duhail
2023– Al Ain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Crespo scored over 300 goals in 19 years. At international level, he scored 35 goals and is Argentina's fourth highest goalscorer.

Career statistics change

Club change

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[3]
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 1993–94 Primera División 25 16 3 0 28 16
1994–95 Primera División 18 4 4 2 22 6
1995–96 Primera División 21 4 13 10 34 14
Total 64 24 20 12 84 36
Parma 1996–97 Serie A 27 12 1 0 28 12
1997–98 Serie A 25 12 2 0 8[c] 2 35 14
1998–99 Serie A 30 16 7 6 8[d] 6 45 28
1999–2000 Serie A 34 22 2 1 5[e] 3 2[f] 1 43 27
Total 116 62 12 6 21 11 2 1 151 80
Lazio 2000–01 Serie A 32 26 1 0 6[c] 2 1[g] 0 40 28
2001–02 Serie A 22 13 4 4 7[c] 3 33 20
Total 54 39 5 4 13 5 1 0 73 48
Inter Milan 2002–03 Serie A 18 7 0 0 12[c] 9 30 16
Chelsea 2003–04 Premier League 19 10 0 0 2 0 10[c] 2 31 12
2005–06 Premier League 30 10 5 1 1 0 5[c] 2 1[h] 0 42 13
Total 49 20 5 1 3 0 15 4 1 0 73 25
Milan (loan) 2004–05 Serie A 28 10 1 1 10[c] 6 1[g] 0 40 17
Inter Milan (loan) 2006–07 Serie A 29 14 4 4 6[c] 1 1[g] 1 40 20
2007–08 Serie A 19 4 5 2 5[c] 1 29 7
Total 48 18 9 6 11 2 1 1 69 27
Inter Milan 2008–09 Serie A 14 2 3 0 0 0 17 2
Genoa 2009–10 Serie A 16 5 1 0 4[i] 2 21 7
Parma 2009–10 Serie A 13 1 0 0 13 1
2010–11 Serie A 29 9 2 2 31 11
2011–12 Serie A 4 0 2 2 6 2
Total 46 10 4 4 50 14
Career total 453 197 40 22 3 0 106 51 6 2 608 272
  1. Includes Coppa Italia, FA Cup
  2. Includes Football League Cup
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  4. Appearances in UEFA Cup
  5. One appearance in UEFA Champions League, four appearances and three goals in UEFA Cup
  6. One appearance and one goal in Supercoppa Italiana, one appearance in Serie A – UEFA Champions League play-off
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Appearance in Supercoppa Italiana
  8. Appearance in FA Community Shield
  9. Appearances in UEFA Europa League

International change

Appearances and goals by national team and year[4]
National team Year Apps Goals
Argentina 1995 1 0
1996 2 0
1997 9 3
1998 3 3
1999 4 1
2000 8 4
2001 6 6
2002 4 2
2003 5 3
2004 4 1
2005 7 6
2006 6 3
2007 5 3
Total 64 35
List of international goals scored by Hernán Crespo
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 30 April 1997 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Ecuador 2–0 2–1 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 8 June 1997 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Peru 1–0 2–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 20 July 1997 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Venezuela 1–0 2–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 24 February 1998 Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata, Argentina   Yugoslavia 1–0 3–1[5] Friendly
5 2–1
6 3–1
7 4 September 1999 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Brazil 2–0 2–0 Friendly
8 26 April 2000 Estadio José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo, Venezuela   Venezuela 4–0 4–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 29 June 2000 Estadio El Campín, Bogotá, Colombia   Colombia 3–1 3–1 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 19 July 2000 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Ecuador 1–0 2–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
11 3 September 2000 Estadio Nacional, Lima, Peru   Peru 1–0 2–1 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
12 28 February 2001 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy   Italy 2–1 2–1[6] Friendly
13 28 March 2001 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Venezuela 1–0 5–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
14 28 April 2001 Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia   Bolivia 1–1 3–3 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
15 2–3
16 3 June 2001 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Colombia 3–0 3–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
17 15 August 2001 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador   Ecuador 2–0 2–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
18 12 June 2002 Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi, Rifu, Miyagi, Japan   Sweden 1–1 1–1 2002 FIFA World Cup
19 20 November 2002 Saitama Stadium, Saitama, Japan   Japan 2–0 2–0 Friendly
20 9 September 2003 Estadio Olímpico, Caracas, Venezuela   Venezuela 2–0 3–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
21 15 November 2003 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Bolivia 2–0 3–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
22 19 November 2003 Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla, Colombia   Colombia 1–0 1–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
23 30 March 2004 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Ecuador 1–0 1–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
24 9 February 2005 LTU-Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany   Germany 1–1 2–2[7] Friendly
25 2–2
26 30 March 2005 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Colombia 1–0 1–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
27 8 June 2005 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Brazil 1–0 3–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
28 3–0
29 12 November 2005 Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland   England 1–0 2–3[8] Friendly
30 10 June 2006 FIFA WM Stadion Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany   Ivory Coast 1–0 2–1 2006 FIFA World Cup
31 16 June 2006 FIFA WM Stadion Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, Germany   Serbia and Montenegro 4–0 6–0 2006 FIFA World Cup
32 24 June 2006 Zentralstadion, Leipzig, Germany   Mexico 1–1 2–1 2006 FIFA World Cup
33 28 June 2007 Estadio José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo, Venezuela   United States 1–1 4–1 2007 Copa América
34 2–1
35 2 July 2007 Estadio José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo, Venezuela   Colombia 1–1 4–2 2007 Copa América

Managerial statistics change

As of match played 2 October 2023[9]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Modena   1 July 2015 26 March 2016 35 11 5 19 31 40 −9 031.43
Banfield   1 January 2019 3 September 2019 18 4 6 8 21 26 −5 022.22
Defensa y Justicia 27 January 2020 7 February 2021 33 14 10 9 49 42 +7 042.42
São Paulo   12 February 2021 13 October 2021 53 24 19 10 88 49 +39 045.28
Al-Duhail   24 March 2022 3 October 2023 52 35 9 8 117 72 +45 067.31
Al Ain   8 November 2023 present 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 !
Total 191 88 49 54 306 229 +77 046.07

Honours change

Player change

River Plate[10]

Parma[10]

Lazio[10]

  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2000

A.C. Milan[10]

Chelsea[10]

Inter Milan[10]

Argentina U23[10]

Argentina[10]

Individual

Manager change

Defensa y Justicia[10]

São Paulo[10]

Al-Duhail[10]

Individual

References change

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  2. "Player Profile: Hernán Crespo". ESPN Soccernet. Archived from the original on 30 April 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
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  4. "Hernán Jorge Crespo – Goals in International Matches". Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  5. "Yugoslavia National Team Results 1990–99". Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  6. "Friendly: Italy 1–2 Argentina". Soccerway. 28 February 2001. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  7. "Spiele & Termine: Deutschland 2–2 Argentinien". DFB. 9 February 2005. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  8. "Friendly: England 3 - 2 Argentina". englandstats.com. 12 November 2005. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  9. Hernán Crespo coach profile at Soccerway
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 "H. Crespo". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  11. "Hernán Crespo: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  12. "Parma subjugate Marseille for title". The Indian Express. Reuters. 14 May 1999. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
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