Official: Higuain in Real Madrid until 2016

He has won on merit renewal until 2016. Since it landed in the Real Madrid back in December 2006, Gonzalo Higuain has been an example of perseverance and hard work. Jose Mourinho, coach of the white club, with him, and only review their numbers means that a winning team in their ranks need this great scorer. As a Real Madrid player, Gonzalo Higuain accumulated 141 games and scored a total of 64 goals.

After training as a footballer in the River Plate, his dream came true when he was one of the winter signings of Real Madrid in the 06/07 campaign, although in that season only had time to play 19 games of the championship league, enjoyed as the most of what would be his first title with Real Madrid. His first goal came in the league on February 24 in the derby against Atletico, scoring the equalizer (1-1) at the Vicente Calderon. Its premiere at the Santiago Bernabeu striker was against Espanyol at the last minute of the match, scoring the last of the four goals of his team (4-3). In the next campaign, and paying every day a little more, reach their second league title.

Although not yet seen the best version of Higuain, the Argentine player had several outstanding performances in the 2007/2008: scored the goal that ended the comeback against Osasuna (1-2) victory that allowed Real Madrid proclaimed mathematically champion. Eight goals in one league and Cup in his first full season in white.

Leap in quality and numbers in the 2008/2009 season. Up to 22 league goals in more than one goal in Cup, showed that the adaptation of Gonzalo Higuain was a reality. Somewhat delayed position of “9”, making its arrival on the wings, and the results were spectacular games as the home opener on November 8, 2008 in which he scored four goals against Málaga (4-3).

This campaign already crowned top scorer of his team, something that has repeated this last season, increasing his scoring record to 27 league goals (more than two goals in the Champions League). His last major appearance was on 14 March, against Real Valladolid, who scored his second hat trick in Real Madrid.

Increasingly important with Argentina
In September 2009, it was time to its first call for Argentina from the hand of Diego Armando Maradona. On October 10, celebrated his first game as player albiceleste against Peru. The Real Madrid was the one who scored the first goal in a match that ended 2-1 for Argentina. At this time, Gonzalo Higuain is concentrated with the national team about to play what will be his first World Cup and is the holder of the albiceleste front.

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