Gonzalo Higuaín was born in 1987 in the city of Brest, France. He is of Napolin descent and the Argentina national team forward owing to his Argentine roots.
Adolescence and Early Life
He was born in the family of a professional footballer from Argentina who at the time had a contract with a local French club. Gonzalo’s parents returned to their hometown in Argentina when he still was still a toddler , little wonder the young athlete has a French passport, although he cannot speak French. In 2006, after a splendid performance at the club level, Gonzalo got two simultaneous invitations to play for national teams. At the time Argentine & French national teams fought for the player. But the young athlete declined either of them as he wanted to take a break from soccer and reflect
Later, Higuaín decided to play for the Argentine national team and started his club career at Club Atlético River Plate together with his brother who is also a renowned professional player. His graceful display of talent in River Plate in the seasons of 2004-2006 earned him the attention from the Madrid club. In 2007, Gonzalo Higuaín officially became a madrid player was indoctrinated into the team’s main squad at once as Real Madrid had numerous problems with forwards and only Raúl could successfully field attacks, but age was not on his side as he had lost form . Over six seasons with Los Blancos Higuaín scored over 100 goals in an amazing 190 matches. However, he hadn’t secured a place in the starting line-up and in the summer 2013 completed a move to Italian outfit Napoli in a deal worth £34.5m.
During the FIFA World Cup in RSA, Higuaín assumed a great role becoming one of the main forwards of the Argentina national team and managed to deliver on high expectations. He scored the tournament’s first hat-trick in Argentina’s first match. However, Gonzalo’s successful display did not help his team win medals of the championship as in the quarterfinal they were slammed 4-0 by the Germany national team.
Achievements & Awards
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He has been married to Lara Wechsler since January 2018
Gonzalo Higuaín has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars
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Gonzalo Higuaín Salary: Gonzalo Higuaín’s salary is $1 million dollars
Gonzalo Higuaín wife: Gonzalo Higuaín’s wifes’s name is Lara Wechsler
Gonzalo Higuaín age: Gonzalo Higuaín’s is 21 years of age
Gonzalo Higuaín father: Gonzalo Higuaín’s fathers’s name is Jorge Higuaín
Gonzalo Higuaín mother: Gonzalo Higuaín’s mothers’s name is Nancy Zacarías Higuaín