Hirving Rodrigo Lozano Bahena professionally known as Hirving Lozano is a Mexican professional football player who plays for Serie A club Napoli and the Mexico national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Pachuca where he spent five seasons with the youth team before making it into the senior squad. He made his Liga MX debut on 8 February 2014. With Pachuca, he won the 2016 Clausura and 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League titles. He made 152 appearances and scored 44 goals for the club. On 19 June 2017, he signed for Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on a six-year contract and won the Eredivisie in his first season in the Netherlands, and also finished as the team’s top scorer. On 23 August 2019, he officially joined Italian club Napoli on a five-year contract with a transfer fee of US$46.5 million (€42 million), making him Napoli’s most expensive signing at the time, as well as the highest transfer fee paid for a Mexican player, and the largest fee received by PSV Eindhoven for a player. He made his Serie A debut on 1 September 2019.
On the international level, he has represented Mexico at various age levels. He has represented Mexico at U20, U23, and the senior level. He won the 2015 CONCACAF U20 championship and played at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He made his senior international debut in February 2016 and represented the nation at the Copa America Centenario, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
What is Hirving Lozano Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2016 Clausura with Pachuca.
- Won the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League with Pachuca.
- Won the 2017-18 Eredivisie with PSV Eindhoven.
- Won the 2019-20 Coppa Italia with Napoli.
- Won the 2015 CONCACAF U20 championship with Mexico Youth.
- Won the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship with Mexico Youth.
- Won the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Golden Ball.
- Won the 2015-16 Liga MX Balon de Oro Best Attacking Midfielder.
- Won the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League Golden Boot.
- Won the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League Best Young Player.
- Won the 2018 CONCACAF Men’s Player of the Year.
Where is Hirving Lozano From?
Hirving Lozano was born on 30 July 1995. His birth name is Hirving Rodrigo Lozano Bahena. His birthplace is Mexico City, Mexico. He was born to his mother, Ana Maria Bahena, and his father, Jesus Lozano where he grew up with his brother Bryan Mauricio Lozano Bahena. He holds Mexican nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Leo.
Hirving Lozano Football Career Timeline
- He started playing football for the youth team of Pachuca where he spent five seasons with the youth team before making it into the senior squad.
- He made his Liga MX debut on 8 February 2014 against Club America, in which he scored five minutes after his substitution in the 1-0 win at the Estadio Azteca. In his debut tournament with the first team, the Clausura 2014, he finished runner-up with Pachuca where he scored the last goal to secure a 3-2 win over Leon on their home ground despite conceding two goals earlier.
- On 19 March 2016, he scored his first hat-trick in Pachuca’s 6-0 defeat of Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz. The team once again reached the final of the Clausura 2016, in which they defeated Monterrey 2-1 on aggregate in the finals to clinch the league. He was subsequently included in the tournament’s Best XI.
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- On 13 September 2016, during the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League group stage, he scored four goals in their 11-0 defeat of Police United, helping Pachuca set the record for the biggest win in the history of the competition. He was named CONCACAF Champions League Player of the Week for his performance.
- Reaching the Clausura finals allowed them to qualify for the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League, which they also won by defeating fellow Mexican club Tigres UANL in the finals in April 2017. He scored eight goals in eight matches and was awarded the Golden Boot as the highest scorer, along with the Best Young Player Award.
- From 2014-2017, he made 152 appearances and scored 44 goals for Pachuca. He won the 2016 Clausura and 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League titles with the team.
- On 19 June 2017, he signed for Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on a six-year contract. He made his competitive debut for PSV in the European League qualifiers against Croatian side Osijek, playing in both legs as they failed to make the group stage as a result of a 2-0 aggregate score. On 12 August, he scored on his Eredivisie debut with PSV against AZ Alkmaar.
- On 10 September 2017, he received his first red card for PSV in a 2-0 defeat against SC Heerenveen. On 17 February 2018, he received his second red card of the season, again during a league match against Heerenveen, for making contact with defender Lucas Woudenberg’s face. He was handed a three-match suspension which was ultimately upheld by the KNVB disciplinary committee after a failed appeal by PSV.
- He won the Eredivisie in his first season in the Netherlands, and also ended the season as the team’s highest scorer in the league with 17 league goals and providing 11 assists.
- In the 2018-19 season, he appeared as a second-half substitute in PSV’s first match of the season against Feyenoord in the Johan Cruyff Shield. With the match tied 0-0 at full time and going into penalties, he successfully converted one but ended on the losing side of a 6-5 loss. On 11 August 2018, he scored in PSV’s 2018-19 Eredivisie opener against FC Utrecht, scoring the third goal in their 4-0 victory.
- On 18 September 2018, he made his UEFA Champions League group stage debut against Barcelona, playing all ninety minutes in PSV’s 4-0 defeat. On 24 October 2018, he scored his first goal in the Champions League group stage as PSV drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur and also managed to send Hugo Lloris off with a red card due to an outside-of-the-box infraction.
- On 25 April 2019, during a match against Willem II, he has stretchered off the field after a challenge from Freek Heerkens which was initially thought that the player may have suffered cruciate ligament damage and was facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines, however, that was eventually ruled out. The club later released a statement stating that he would miss the remainder of the season.
- From 2017-19, he made 60 appearances and scored 34 goals for the club.
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- On 23 August 2019, he officially joined Italian club Napoli on a five-year contract with a transfer fee of US$46.5 million (€42 million), making him Napoli’s most expensive signing at the time, as well as the highest transfer fee paid for a Mexican player, and the largest fee received by PSV Eindhoven for a player.
- He made his Serie A debut on 1 September 2019 as a second-half substitute against Juventus, in Turin, scoring his side’s second goal in a 4-3 defeat. He finished his first season with 26 league matches and netting 4 goals for Napoli.
- In their opening league of the 2020-21 season, he was in the starting line-up in the 2-0 win against Parma. The following week he scored his first brace with the club in a 6-0 victory against Genoa.
- On 26 November 2020, he scored his first Europa League goal in a 2-0 home victory against Croatian side Rijeka in the group stage.
- On 24 January 2021, he scored his team’s only goal in a 3-1 away defeat to Hellas Verona, which was clocked at 8.95 seconds from the start of the match, making it the third-fastest goal in Serie A, the club’s fastest goal, and his personal fastest.
- On 29 January 2020, he scored his 100th goal across all competitions in the Coppa Italia quarter-final match against Spezia.
Hirving Lozano International Career
- He has represented Mexico at various age levels.
- He has represented Mexico at U20, U23, and the senior level.
- He won the 2015 CONCACAF U20 championship. He was proclaimed the Golden Boot winner along with United States midfielder Romain Gall and was also named in the tournament’s Best XI.
- In May 2015, he was then called up to participate in the U-20 World Cup where he would appear in all three group stage matches. Mexico would finish last in the group.
- On 18 September 2015, he was selected to play in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship and won the tournament after defeating Honduras 2-0 in the final. He was awarded the tournament’s Golden Ball as well as being included in the tournament’s Best XI.
- On 7 July 2016, he was named in the 18-man squad that would participate in that year’s Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mexico was eliminated from the competition after finishing third in their group.
- He made his senior international debut on 10 February 2016 in a 2-0 win against Senegal, he assisted fellow Pachuca teammate Rodolfo Pizarro for the second goal of Mexico.
- He has represented the nation at the Copa America Centenario, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- He was also included in the preliminary squad for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, however, he was subsequently ruled out of the tournament after having not fully recovered from a knee injury suffered while playing with PSV.
Hirving Lozano Wife
Talking about his personal life, Hirving Lozano is married. He got married to his longtime girlfriend, Ana in 2014. Ana is his childhood sweetheart. The couple has two kids together: a daughter born in 2014 and a son born in 2017. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children. They are living their life happily together.
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Hirving Lozano Height and Weight
Hirving Lozano stands at a height of 1.76m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Hirving Lozano Net Worth and Salary
Hirving Lozano earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In 2017, he signed for Dutch side PSV Eindhoven on a six-year contract. In 2019, he officially joined Italian club Napoli on a five-year contract with a transfer fee of US$46.5 million (€42 million), making him Napoli’s most expensive signing at the time, as well as the highest transfer fee paid for a Mexican player, and the largest fee received by PSV Eindhoven for a player. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is £2.5 million and his salary is £4.8 million. He has got a market value of €38 million.