Gonzalo Higuaín

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Gonzalo Higuaín
Gonzalo Higuaín 2019.jpg
Higuaín with Juventus in 2019
Personal information
Full name Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín[1]
Date of birth (1987-12-10) 10 December 1987 (age 32)[2]
Place of birth Brest, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[3][4]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Inter Miami
Number 9
Youth career
1997–2005 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 River Plate 35 (13)
2007–2013 Real Madrid 190 (107)
2013–2016 Napoli 104 (71)
2016–2020 Juventus 105 (48)
2018–2019Milan (loan) 15 (6)
2019Chelsea (loan) 14 (5)
2020– Inter Miami 6 (1)
National team
2008 Argentina U23 1 (2)
2009–2018 Argentina 75 (31)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 October 2020

Gonzalo Higuaín (born 10 December 1987) is an Argentine football player who plays as a striker. He plays for Inter Miami and Argentina national team. He is nicknamed ''El Pipita''.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 17 October 2020[5][6]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental[nb 1] Other[nb 2] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 2004–05 Argentine Primera División 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2005–06 14 5 0 0 4 2 18 7
2006–07 17 8 0 0 2 0 19 8
Total 35 13 0 0 6 2 0 0 41 15
Real Madrid 2006–07 La Liga 19 2 2 0 2 0 23 2
2007–08 25 8 4 1 5 0 34 9
2008–09 34 22 2 1 7 0 1 1 44 24
2009–10 32 27 1 0 7 2 40 29
2010–11 17 10 2 1 6 2 25 13
2011–12 35 22 5 1 12 3 2 0 54 26
2012–13 28 16 5 0 9 1 2 1 44 18
Total 190 107 21 4 48 8 5 2 264 121
Napoli 2013–14 Serie A 32 17 5 2 9 5 46 24
2014–15 37 18 4 1 16 8 1 2 58 29
2015–16 35 36 2 0 5 2 42 38
Total 104 71 11 3 30 15 1 2 146 91
Juventus 2016–17 Serie A 38 24 4 3 12 5 1 0 55 32
2017–18 35 16 4 2 10 5 1 0 50 23
2019–20 32 8 3 1 8 2 1 0 44 11
Total 105 48 11 6 30 12 3 0 149 66
Milan (loan) 2018–19 Serie A 15 6 1 0 5 2 1 0 22 8
Chelsea (loan) 2018–19 Premier League 14 5 2 0 1 0 2 0 19 5
Inter Miami 2020 Major League Soccer 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
Career total 469 251 46 13 1 0 120 40 10 4 647 307
Notes

International[change | change source]

As of match played 26 June 2018[5]
Higuaín in Argentine colours
National team Season Apps Goals
Argentina[5]
2009 3 1
2010 10 6
2011 9 5
2012 8 4
2013 5 4
2014 11 3
2015 8 2
2016 13 6
2017 2 0
2018 6 0
Total 75 31

International goals[change | change source]

As of match played 26 June 2018. Argentina score listed first, score column indicates score after each Higuaín goal.[5]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 10 October 2009 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1  Peru 1–0 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 3 March 2010 Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany 4  Germany 1–0 1–0 Friendly
3 17 June 2010 FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa 7  South Korea 2–0 4–1 2010 FIFA World Cup
4 3–1
5 4–1
6 27 June 2010 FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa 8  Mexico 2–0 3–1
7 7 September 2010 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina 11  Spain 2–0 4–1 Friendly
8 16 July 2011 Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López, Santa Fe, Argentina 16  Uruguay 1–1 1–1 (4–5 p) 2011 Copa América
9 6 September 2011 Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh 18  Nigeria 1–0 3–1 Friendly
10 7 October 2011 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina 19  Chile 1–0 4–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
11 3–0
12 4–1
13 2 June 2012 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina 24  Ecuador 2–0 4–0
14 7 September 2012 Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba, Argentina 27  Paraguay 2–1 3–1
15 11 September 2012 Estadio Nacional de Lima, Lima, Peru 28  Peru 1–1 1–1
16 16 October 2012 Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile 30  Chile 2–0 2–1
17 6 February 2013 Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden 31  Sweden 3–1 3–2 Friendly
18 22 March 2013 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina 32  Venezuela 2–0 3–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
19 3–0
20 14 August 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 34  Italy 1–0 2–1 Friendly
21 5 July 2014 Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília, Brazil 41  Belgium 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup
22 14 October 2014 Hong Kong Stadium, Wan Chai, Hong Kong 45  Hong Kong 2–0 7–0 Friendly
23 4–0
24 20 June 2015 Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar, Chile 50  Jamaica 1–0 1–0 2015 Copa América
25 30 June 2015 Estadio Municipal de Concepción, Concepción, Chile 51  Paraguay 6–1 6–1
26 28 May 2016 Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina 57  Honduras 1–0 1–0 Friendly
27 18 June 2016 Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, United States 61  Venezuela 1–0 4–1 Copa América Centenario
28 2–0
29 21 June 2016 NRG Stadium, Houston, United States 62  United States 3–0 4–0
30 4–0
31 6 October 2016 Estadio Nacional de Lima, Lima, Peru 64  Peru 2–1 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Higuaín (wearing blue) playing for Napoli against future club Juventus in the 2014 Supercoppa Italiana: Higuaín would score both Napoli goals in normal time and also convert in the penalty shoot-out, which Napoli won.

Real Madrid[7]

Napoli[7]

Juventus[7]

Chelsea

International[change | change source]

Argentina[7]

Individual[change | change source]

Awards

Performances

Records

  • Most goals in a single Serie A season: 36 goals in 2015–16[23]

References[change | change source]

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  2. "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of players: Argentina" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 December 2019.
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  9. Bevan, Chris (3 June 2017). "Juventus 1–4 Real Madrid". BBC Sport. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  10. McNulty, Phil (29 May 2019). "Chelsea 4–1 Arsenal". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  11. McNulty, Phil (24 February 2019). "Chelsea 0–0 Manchester City". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  12. "Chile 0–0 Argentina (Chile win 4–1 on penalties)". BBC Sport. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  13. "Conte miglior allenatore del 2013–14, ma Agnelli: "È permaloso"" [Conte best coach of 2013–14, but Agnelli: "He's touchy"] (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  14. "Gran Galà del calcio, la Juventus fa incetta di premi" (in Italian). Il Corriere della Sera. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  15. "Buffon named best player". Football Italia. 27 November 2017.
  16. "UEFA Europa League squad of the season". UEFA.com. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
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  18. South American Team of the Year Archived 21 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Rsssf.com (16 January 2009). Retrieved on 17 April 2014.
  19. "2016 World 11: the reserve teams – FIFPro World Players' Union". FIFPro.org. 9 January 2017. Archived from the original on 9 April 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  20. "Gonzalo Higuain, MVP of the season!". Juventus.com. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  21. "Gonzalo Higuain wins MVP of the Year!". Juventus.com. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  22. "Luca Toni: Hellas Verona striker shares Serie A golden boot at 38". BBC Sport. 31 May 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  23. "Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain sets Serie A goals record with 36 in a season". ESPN. 14 May 2016. Retrieved 30 May 2016.