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Gonzalo Higuain

28-Year-Old Forward     Napoli  Serie A


Argentina

Birthdate:  December 10, 1987    Birthplace:  Brest, France    Nationality:  Argentina    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  165 lbs    
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May 14, 2016    Gonzalo Higuain News

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Higuain has scored three times to break the single-season goalscoring record, as Napoli defeated Frosinone 4-0.

A wonderful overhead kick concluded an all-time season for Higuain, who surpassed Gunnar Nordahl's record of 35 goals in 37 appearances for AC Milan in 1949-50. Antonio Valentin Angelillo of Inter Milan scored 33 goals in a season. Angelillo's mark was with a 18-team league schedule. Serie A currently has 20 teams.

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Gonzalo Higuain: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

May 8, 2016

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Higuain scored for the 33rd time, tying the Serie A record for goals in a season, as Napoli defeated Torino 2-1 Sunday.

The last person to score 33 in a season was fewlo Argentine Antonio Valentin Angelillo in 1958-59 for Inter Milan.

April 4, 2016

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Higuain is expected to be officially handed a four-match ban after he was sent off in Napoli's 3-1 loss to Udinese Sunday.

This is a very significant development. This might end any hope Napoli has of winning the Scudetto. However, this opens the door for his very capable replacement, Manolo Gabbiadini, who is trying to win a spot on Italy's Euro 2016 squad.

April 3, 2016

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Higuain scored his 30th goal of the season Sunday against Udinese, but also received a red card in a 3-1 loss.

One might actually have to think about taking Higuain off their fantasy league team next week.

March 21, 2016

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Higuain played four key passes and scored a brace on nine shots during Sunday's 3-1 win over Genoa.

The runaway league-leader in scoring did it again Sunday, notching his 28th and 29th tallies in his 30th start of the season. Higuain is performing at an elite level for Napoli, and his new career-high in goals has him competing with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the race for Europe's Golden Boot. Napoli will next face Udinese on Apr. 3, and Higuain can be expected to give the 16th-place club all they can handle.

March 20, 2016

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Higuain scored twice to give him 29 goals in 30 Serie A matches this season as Napoli defeated Genoa 3-1 Sunday.

He is only two goals away from scoring as many as Luca Toni did 10 years ago with Fiorentina, which was the highest total since the late 1950s.

March 14, 2016

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Higuain scored a penalty and had six total shots in Napoli's 1-0 victory over Palermo.

This takes Higuain's tally to 27 goals in 29 matches in Serie A, nearly doubling the next highest scorer in Paulo Dybala who has tallied 14.

March 1, 2016

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Higuain scored the equalizing goal of the 1-1 draw against Fiorentina on Monday.

Higuain continued his spectacular season by scoring his league-leading 25th goal of the season. He isnít just leading the league, he is far and away the leading scorer with 12 more goals than anyone else in Serie A competition. Higuain is on pace to have his best season yet, scoring 25 goals, just two shy of his previous best.