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Gonzalo Higuaín
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Higuaín with Juventus in 2019
Personal information
Full name Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín
Date of birth 10 December 1987 (1987-12-10) (age 33)
Place of birth Brest, France
Height 1.86 m
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club 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)
2018–2019 Milan (loan) 15 (6)
2019 Chelsea (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.
† Appearances (Goals).

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

Club

Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other 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

International

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Higuaín in Argentine colours
National team Season Apps Goals
Argentina
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

As of match played 26 June 2018. Argentina score listed first, score column indicates score after each Higuaín goal.
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  Korea Republic 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

Club

Save the Dream at the Supercoppa (30394089492)
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

Napoli

Juventus

Chelsea

International

Argentina

Individual

Awards

  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the season: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2015–16
  • Forward of the "Ideal Team of America": 2006
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 4th team: 2016
  • Juventus MVP of the Year: 2016–17, 2017–18

Performances

  • Serie A Top scorer: 2015–16

Records

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

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