Sergio Leonel “Kun” Aguero is an Argentine Footballer born on 2nd June, 1988 Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a right footed centre forward who mainly played for Manchester City and Argentina National Football Team. He won the Under 20 World Cup 2 times representing Argentina U20 team.
Sergio Aguero started playing football at the age of 9 when he joined the Independiente Youth team. At 15, Aguero became the youngest footballer to make a debut in the Argentine Primera Division.
Aguero scored his first goal for Independiente against Estudiantes in a 2-2 draw during the 2003-04 season.
During the 2005-06 season, Aguero scored 18 goals form 36 appearances that season. Then Aguero moved to Atletico Madrid from Independiente for a reported fee of 15 million
He made his U20 appearance for the Argentina National team in 2005 and won the U20 World Cup that year. He then won the U20 World Cup again in 2007.
Aguero scored 7 goals in his first season for Atletico. Next year turned out to be a great year for Aguero as he scored 19 goals for Atletico and helped his team earn a place in the UEFA Champions League and finished as league’s 3rd highest goal scorer.
2009-10 season turned another brilliant year for Aguero as he helped Atletico win UEFA Europa League. He assisted both the goals in a 2-1 in the final against Fulham.
During the 2010-11 season Aguero scored 20 goals and he scored his first hat-trick against Mallorca. This was the final appearance for Aguero in Atletico Madrid’s colours.
Aguero then moved to Manchester City in the 2011-12 season for a reported fee of 45 million euros. He has given some amazing performances for Manchester City and helped them secure 2 Premier League titles.
Aguero made his National team debut in 2006 against Brazil in an International friendly at Emirates Stadium, England.
A year later, Aguero scored his first goal for Argentina in a World Cup Qualifiers match.
Rise to Glory
Aguero made great strides both in Club and International level. He won the premier league with Manchester City in the 2012 and 2014 season.
Aguero also won the League cup with Manchester City in the year 2014, 2016 and 2018. He has improved as one of the best centre forward in the world playing along with Lionel Messi.
Aguero has scored about 36 goals from the 84 games that he has played. Aguero was part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in which Argentina lost against Germany in the quarter-finals.
Aguero was also a part of the 2014 World Cup in which Argentina reached the finals. Argentina lost the final 1-0.
Aguero was also a part of the 2015 and 2017 Copa America in which Argentina lost to Chile on both the finals in the Shootout.
Even though Aguero has made great strides in International football he has not scored any goal in the World Cup till now.
Aguero started his professional career at Independiente during the 2002-03 season. He played there for 4 seasons before moving to Atletico Madrid for a reported fee of 15 million euros. The Argentine played there for 5 seasons and scored 74 goals for the team. He then moved to Manchester City in 2011 for a fee of 45 million euros.
Sergio scored 143 goals for Manchester City and helped them win their first ever Premier League title. After playing almost a decade for Manchester City, Aguero then moved to Spanish club Barcelona on a free transfer. The Argentine was thrilled to play for the Catalans as he wanted to win big with the Spanish side. However, his footballing career came to an end when he was diagnosed with a heart conditions just six months into his Barcelona career. He played four games for the Catalans and managed to score a goal which was also his last goal in his professional football career.
Aguero won the golden boot after top scoring in the Premier League during the 2014-15 season. He scored 26 goals that season and helped Manchester City win the Premier League.
Aguero considered of retiring from International football after the Copa America loss in 2016 but later reversed his decision. 5 years down the line, Sergio Aguero was forced to retire from professional football as the Argentine was diagnosed with a heart condition. His last game was for Barcelona where he was replaced in the 42nd minute of the game against Alaves as he suffered difficulty to breathe.