Full NameGonzalo Gerardo Higuaín
BornDecember 10, 1987
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín is a professional Argentine Footballer who majorly plays as a striker. He currently plays for the Italian club AC Milan, on loan from Juventus, and the Argentina national football team.
Born on 10 December 1987 Gonzalo has been nicknamed as El Pipita or Pipa as was his father who also was an footballer. Born in Brest, France he later came to Argentina and holds dual citizenship.
He started his Youth Career with River Plate and continued with the club for 5-6 years. He majorly played for the teams like River Plate, Real Madrid, Napoli, Juventus and Argentina.
Having started his career from River Plate Gonzalo has achieved heights in his career. Having transferred to Real Madrid after that he has achieved remarkable performances as he earned three La Liga titles and score of 107 goals in 190 league appearances during his tenure with Real Madrid.
In 2013 however he joined the Italian club Napoli, under which he has made decent performances including winning the Coppa Italia and also winning the Capocannoniere title which apparently led to equaling him to the record of Gino Rossetti's 87-year-old record.
Following his such a bashing performance in the club and goal scoring another Italian club Juventus signed him in 2016. Apparently he became the most expensive South American footballer and highest paid footballer in Italy.
Higuain is a player who has been a all rounder performer and have always been consistent with his form and thus it is a reason he has scored goal in mostly all the tournaments he has played.
Starting from Real Madrid he has a total of 122 goals in his whole tenure, further for SSC Napoli he has scored a total of 47 goals in 147 appearances.
Higuain currently leads the line for Juventus FC.
Higuain missed some gilt-edged for Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final, which they lost 0-1 to Germany.
He also missed a penalty in the shootout of the Copa America Centenario final against Chile.