Monterrey (Mexico), Cruz Azul (Mexico), Necaxa (Mexico), Atlante
(Mexico), Chivas de Guadalajara (Mexico), Standard Liege (Belgium),
Los Angeles Galaxy (USA - MLS)
Carlos Hermosillo Goytortua (born August 24, 1964 in
Cerro Azul, Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican soccer player, one of
the top all-time goalscorers for the Mexican national team.
Hermosillo started his club career with America during the
1983-84 season. He spent most of his club career in his native
Mexico, also playing for Monterrey, Cruz Azul, Necaxa, Atlante,
and Chivas. Carlos' best two seasons were in 1994-95 and
1995-96, when he scored 35 and 36 goals respectively for Cruz
Azul. Hermosillo made two ventures outside the country: to
Belgium's Standard Ličge in 1989-90 and to Major League Soccer's
Los Angeles Galaxy for two seasons starting in 1998. For the
Galaxy, he scored 14 goals and 15 assists in two regular seasons,
adding five goals and an assist in the playoffs. Hermosillo
retired in 2001.
Hermosillo is tied with Luis Hernández and trails only Jared
Borgetti for the all-time goalscoring lead for the Mexican
national team with 35 goals (in 90 caps between 1984 and 1997).
He played in the 1994 World Cup.