Player Details

Name

Gonzalo Higuaín

Height

6' 1"

Weight

196 lbs

Date of Birth

12.10.1987 (33)

Birthplace

Brest, Argentina

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Designated Player
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Designated Player on September 18, 2020.

Higuain is one of the most prolific goalscorers in the world, having played at many top clubs over the past decade. He has also been an integral piece of an Argentina team that has made several finals, including the World Cup in 2014. He should provide Miami a major boost after struggling to acclimate in the second half of the 2020 season. 

INTERNATIONAL: Higuaín has starred for the Argentinian national team. The forward has made 75 appearances for La Albiceleste, and scored 31 goals across all competitions, the fifth-most of any player in the country’s history and third-most among active players. He has appeared in matches at three editions of the FIFA World Cup, including the 2014 run in which he played every match en route to the final. He started six of the seven matches in the 2014 World Cup in which Argentina finished as runners-up, including the final against Germany. He also appeared in three Copa América tournaments, including two in which Argentina finished as runners-up.

OUTSIDE MLS: The striker joins Inter Miami after accumulating a track record of success at both the club and international levels. He has won numerous titles, including his three LaLiga and three Serie A titles, as well as one Copa del Rey, two Supercopa de España, three Coppa Italia, one Supercoppa Italiana, and one UEFA Europa League titles. Higuaín has been named to the Serie A Team of the Year three times, UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season twice and Juventus Player of the Year twice. He also holds the record for most goals scored in a single Serie A season with 36.

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