Higuaín leaves Napoli for Juventus
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Yesterday, Italian football club Juventus F.C. announced signing of Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuaín from their rival club . 28-year-old Higuaín signed a five-year contract with the Old Lady for an Italian record transfer fee of €90 million.
Debuting at the age of 17 in 2005, Higuaín has made 329 league appearances and scored 191 goals. He joined Spanish capital club Real Madrid in 2006. Spending six-and-half seasons with Los Blancos, Higuaín has won the La Liga title there.
Higuaín — nicknamed Pipita — joined Napoli in 2013. While there he broke the goal scoring record set by Serie A, netting 36 goals in 35 appearances. He helped Napoli qualify for the UEFA Champions League as the club finished second in the league.of the Italian
In remarks to Gazetta World following Higuaín's agreement to the contract, AS Roma captain said, "Footballers today are a bit like nomads[...] They follow money and not their hearts." 40-year-old Totti has played 25 years for Roma, signing a one-year contract extention last month.
Napoli's president ((it))Italian language: C’è chi dice che parlare di tradimento sia esagerato, e invece io penso il contrario, perché in questa scelta c’è il senso pieno del tradimento, che comprende anche l’ingratitudinesaid, "Some believe that talking of a betrayal is an exaggeration, but I think differently. In this move there is the full meaning of a betrayal, which includes ingratitude."
Former Agrentine captain and Napoli legend ((es))Spanish language: Me duele lo de Higuaín, porque va a un rival directo, como la Juventus. Pero tampoco se le puede echar la culpa al jugador. Porque el jugador tiene su responsabilidad, pero los que hacen el negocio son los más felices. Nadie piensa en el hincha.said, "This Higuain affair is hurting me because he is going to a direct rival like Juventus. But we cannot blame the player either. A player has a responsibility to himself and it is those fat cats of business that are grinning the most in this case. Nobody thinks of the fan."
Higuaín has been assigned the number 9 jersey.
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