Gonzalo Higuain

Serie A: Napoli stay top as Gonzalo Higuain hits hat-trick in Juventus rout

Serie A: Napoli stay top as Gonzalo Higuain hits hat-trick in Juventus rout

Napoli clung to top spot in Serie A with a 2-0 win over tailenders Benevento on Sunday, after Gonzalo Higuain hit a rapid hat-trick as champions Juventus crushed Sassuolo 7-0.

Feb 05, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Lionel Messi lobbies for Gonzalo Higuain return to Argentina side

Lionel Messi lobbies for Gonzalo Higuain return to Argentina side

Although Higuain is a regular scorer at club level, he has rarely reproduced that same form on the international stage, particularly in big matches.

Dec 07, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Gonzalo Higuain breaks 100-goal barrier as Juventus bury AC Milan

Gonzalo Higuain breaks 100-goal barrier as Juventus bury AC Milan

Juventus move provisionally top with 28 points from 11 games just ahead of Napoli -- who host Sassuolo on Sunday -- on goal difference.

Oct 29, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Champions League final: Real Madrid aim to script history against defensive Juventus at Cardiff

The feted sides who have won their respective domestic leagues -- the Spanish La Liga (Real Madrid) and Italian Serie A (Juventus) -- have been in rampaging form going into the final and on Saturday it will be a battle between Real`s attack and Juve`s defence.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Champions League final, Juventus vs Real Madrid: Gonzalo Higuain gets chance to end final hoodoo against old club

Champions League final, Juventus vs Real Madrid: Gonzalo Higuain gets chance to end final hoodoo against old club

When a wayward header from Germany`s Toni Kroos bounced into Higuain`s path in the 2014 World Cup final, the Argentina striker raked the ball wide of the far post.

May 31, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Roma`s 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta -- with Dzeko levelling Jasmin Kurtic`s 22nd minute strike five minutes after the restart -- allowed Juventus to extend their lead as they target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.

Apr 16, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Champions League quarter-final: Barcelona to target Juventus' hot-shots Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala

Champions League quarter-final: Barcelona to target Juventus' hot-shots Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala

Almost two years on Juventus are much changed but veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes they are "more clinical" now thanks to their attacking stars.

Apr 11, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Argentina will host Chile in Buenos Aires on March 23 followed by an away clash with Bolivia five days later.

Mar 04, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Paulo Dybala converted both spot kicks for Juve and his fellow Argentine Gonzalo Higuain scored in between after Jose Callejon had given the visitors a halftime lead.

Mar 01, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

The Argentine star said that, in general, he liked a player who made him have more fun than others who just score goals.

Dec 27, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain will face former club Napoli for the first time on Saturday since his acrimonious departure for Juventus, adding even more spice to the fierce rivalry between the two sides.

Oct 27, 2016, 19:14 PM IST
Barcelona star Luis Suarez picks up Golden Shoe after prolific last season

Barcelona star Luis Suarez picks up Golden Shoe after prolific last season

It is the second time Suarez has won the Golden Shoe – in 2013-14 he shared the prize with Ronaldo

Oct 20, 2016, 23:36 PM IST
UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

Italian champions Juventus splashed out 90 million euros to prise Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain away from Napoli.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

Napoli had slapped a 94.7m euros buyout clause on Higuain`s contract after he hit a record 36 goals in the league last season.

Jul 26, 2016, 21:33 PM IST
Napoli cool Gonzalo Higuain transfer links; no club willing to pay EUR 95 million for the striker

Napoli cool Gonzalo Higuain transfer links; no club willing to pay EUR 95 million for the striker

The 28-year-old joined Napoli for 40 million euros from Real Madrid in 2013.

Jul 19, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

David Beckham, during his time at MLS club LA Galaxy, is said to have earned a sum of EUR 30 million per year.

Jul 12, 2016, 21:26 PM IST
Copa America: Record-breaker Lionel Messi fires Argentina into final with 4-0 win over United States

Copa America: Record-breaker Lionel Messi fires Argentina into final with 4-0 win over United States

Argentina will now face either Chile or Colombia in Sunday`s final at East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Jun 22, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Napoli were under the cosh after champions Juventus stretched their lead at the top of the table to four points.

Mar 01, 2016, 11:03 AM IST
Louis van Gaal: Manchester United manager could go for striking hunt in January

Louis van Gaal: Manchester United manager could go for striking hunt in January

United need some proven potency who can register goals consistently.

Jan 02, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Napoli sit top of the league for the first time since 1990.

Dec 05, 2015, 20:19 PM IST