|Gonzalo Higuain Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 10, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
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.