Born in Cerro Azul, Veracruz, Mexico in August 1964. Former Mexican professional soccer player Carlos Hermosillo has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He was a forward who made his senior appearance with Club America in 1983, for where he played until 1989 scoring 73 goals in 162 games before joining Standard Liege in 1990. Hermosillo then signed for Monterrey following a very brief spell at Standard and stayed there for one year. From 1991 to 1998 he played his trade at Cruz Azul featuring in 215 matches and scoring 153 goals in the process. The footballer later made a switch to Necaxa, Los Angeles Galaxy, former club America, and Atlante prior to his transfer to Guadalajara. With Cruz Azul he claimed a championship in 1997. Internationally, he represented Mexico in international showdown between 1984 and 1997 and was part of the country’s squad for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, registering 35 goals in 90 appearances to his name in all competitions. In 2001 Hermosillo called time on his playing career and was later appointed as the head coach of Mexico’s National Commission for Sports in 2006. In the next two years he became the first National Sports Minister that was dismissed by the President of Mexico.