|Gonzalo Higuain Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 10, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Gonzalo Higuain is an Argentine former professional footballer who is best known for his career as a striker with teams like River Plate, Real Madrid, Inter Miami, Juventus, Chelsea, and AC Milan. He is known for his strong physique and offensive movements. During the course of his career, he had won several tournaments such as La Liga, Copa del Rey, Supercopa de España, Supercoppa Italiana, Coppa Italia, Serie A, UEFA Europa League, and had been the recipient of honors like “Serie A Top Scorer”, “Juventus MVP of the Year”, and “MLS Comeback Player of the Year”.
Gonzalo Gerardo Higuain
Pipita, El Pipa
- Father – Jorge Higuain (Former Footballer)
- Mother – Nancy Zacarias (Painter)
- Siblings – Nicolas Higuain (Older Brother), Federico Higuain (Older Brother) (Footballer), Lautaro Higuain (Younger Brother)
Gonzalo is signed with one of his relatives.
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
89 kg or 196 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gonzalo Higuain dated –
- Soledad Fandino (2010) – In 2010, Gonzalo was RUMORed to be dating the Argentinian actress Soledad Fandino.
- Natalie Perez (2010) – In 2010, Higuain was RUMORed for having a fling with another Argentinian actress Natalie Perez.
- Ailen Bechara (2011) – Another RUMOR appeared in 2011 when the famous striker was connected with the Argentinian TV personality Ailen Bechara.
- Lucia Fabiani (2013-Present) – Since 2013, Gonzalo is in a relationship with Lucia Fabiani.
Race / Ethnicity
Oval facial shape
Gonzalo has signed an endorsement contract with Nike.
He has been featured on the Italian cover of FIFA 2015.
Best Known For
His scoring abilities as a player and terrific game sense which many times help him to put himself in a position to surprise his opponents and score a goal.
First Football Match
On May 29, 2005, Gonzalo debuted for River Plate in a match against Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP).
On January 11, 2007, Higuain played his first official match for Real Madrid against Sevilla FC.
He had his Serie A debut for FC Napoli on August 25, 2013, in a match against Bologna.
Gonzalo debuted for Argentina in a friendly match against Guatemala in February 2008.
- Long balls
- Aerial duels
- Game sense
- Offside awareness
- Quickness and Speed
Higuain has acted in the action comedy film Torrente 4 in 2011 as Jugador equipo funcionarios.
First TV Show
Other than football matches itself, Gonzalo first appeared in the TV series Susana Giménez in 2010 as himself – Guest in just one episode.
Gonzalo Higuain Facts
- Despite Gonzalo was born in France, he doesn’t speak French.
- He applied for Argentinian citizenship in January 2007.
- He has dual citizenship of France and Argentina.
- His family shifted to Argentina when Gonzalo was 10 months old.
- In December 2006, Higuain shifted to Spanish club Real Madrid for a price of 12 million euros.
- In June 2010, Gonzalo continued his deal with Real Madrid until 2016.
- On July 27, 2013, he penned a five-year contract with the Italian team SSC Napoli worth 40 million euros.
- In July 2016, the Argentinian international shifted to one of Napoli’s biggest club rivals Juventus for a price of 90 million euros. Gonzalo stated that his decision on moving to Juventus came because of the bad relationship he had with Napoli’s director Aurelio De Laurentiis.
- Many times, Higuain has been compared to his countrymen Hernan Crespo and Gabriel Batistuta.