As per the official statement of Juventus, Milan would pay a loan fee of €18 million to Juventus in the 2018–19 season; also Milan would have the option to outright buy Higuaín the following season for €36 million.  Higuaín was called up by the Argentina Olympic squad for a friendly match against Guatemala in February 2008, and scored two goals on his debut as Argentina won 5–0, though the match was not officially recognized by FIFA as an "A" international match.  On 10 September, he scored a brace in a 3–1 home win over Sassuolo. The 32-year-old striker will also be expected to deliver immediate goals for an Inter Miami side … Gonzalo Higuaín is among three players that will miss Inter Miami CF 's first-ever MLS Cup Playoff game. , During the first weeks of December 2010, Higuaín was diagnosed with a herniated lumbar disc, and Real's medical staff suggested that he should have it operated.  The following week, he became the first player to score more than 20 goals in his debut season for Juventus since John Charles and Omar Sívori had managed the same feat during the 1957–58 Serie A season, when he scored a brace against Chievo. Higuaín on his idol growing up, Brazil striker Ronaldo. His final international appearance came in Argentina's 2–1 win over Nigeria on 26 June 2018, in their final group match of the 2018 World Cup, at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. This season included him scoring his first two goals in the UEFA Champions League and his second hat-trick for the club.  On 23 October 2010, he scored Real Madrid's 5,200th league goal, coming against Racing de Santander in a 6–1 thrashing by Los Blancos. Higuain has been linked with a move away from Serie A champion Juve – a return to Argentine powerhouse River on the cards. He joined Italian side Napoli for €40 million in July 2013, where he won the Coppa Italia during his first season.  On 3 June, Higuaín started in the Champions League Final, but Juventus were defeated 4–1 by defending champions Real Madrid; he set up Mario Mandžukić's temporary equaliser in the first half.  No other player in the league surpassed 20 goals for the season, with the league's second-topscorer being Paulo Dybala with 19.  On 5 January 2011, Real Madrid announced he would finally undergo surgery at the Department of Neurological Surgery of Chicago's Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine under the command of Dr. Richard G. Fessler, M.D.  In the final against Germany on 13 July, Higuaín shot wide on a one-on-one chance against Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer after being gifted an errant, headed back-pass from Toni Kroos, and had a goal disallowed for offside, as Germany eventually won the match 1–0 in extra time. , On 22 March 2013, Higuaín scored twice as Argentina beat Venezuela 3–0 to make him top scorer in the South American section of World Cup qualifying with nine goals.  He scored his first goal of the season in a 4–3 home win over his former club Napoli in Serie A on 31 August. I was heartbroken when he signed for Madrid and then really enraged when Napoli got him and not us. Following Argentina's qualification, Higuaín was included in the squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. 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'TuttoSport' say that Higuaín has already said goodbye to his Juve teammates.Without a place in Pirlo's project, the striker has no choice but to say goodbye to the Turin club.. , Nicknamed El Pipita or Pipa, as was his father Jorge, who was also a footballer, Higuaín was a hardworking right-footed striker and a prolific goalscorer. Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡonˈsalo iɣwaˈin], born 10 December 1987) is a French-Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club Inter Miami.Nicknamed El Pipita or Pipa, Higuaín is a prolific striker, known for his eye for goal, strong physique, and offensive movements.He is regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation.  Although he previously wore the number 9 shirt at Juventus, he was instead handed the number 21 shirt ahead of the 2019–20 season. L'ultimo rigorista è stato Domizzi. , On 23 January 2019, English club Chelsea signed Higuaín on a loan deal for the remainder of the 2018–19 season, reuniting him with manager Maurizio Sarri, whom he played under at Napoli during the 2015–16 season.  He was named in the starting line-up for the team's second match against Iran in Belo Horizonte on 21 June, which ended in a 1–0 victory to Argentina.  He initially rejected calls from both the Argentina and France national teams, claiming at the time he was undecided for which country he would prefer to play, before ultimately choosing Argentina. Higuaín scored in the penalty shoot-out after his shot had hit both posts, but Argentina lost the shoot-out 4–5. , Higuaín scored first league goal in the season opener against Valencia CF, his favourite opponent; he netted the opening goal in the 10th minute in an eventual 1–1 home draw. , Higuaín was named by manager Alejandro Sabella in Argentina's 23-man squad for the 2014 World Cup in May. He played 157 games and scored 35 goals in the Argentine Primera División for River Plate, Nueva Chicago, Independiente, Godoy Cruz and Colón between 2003 and 2012. , Higuaín played a decisive role in Juventus's 4–3 aggregate win over Tottenham Hotspur in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. , On 1 June 2013, following the end of the team's last match of the season, a 4–2 home win over Osasuna, Higuaín, who scored the opening goal, confirmed that he would be leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season, after seven years. , On 10 August 2013, Higuaín played his first match as a starter in a pre-season friendly against Benfica, scoring his first goal for the club in a 2–1 win.  On 15 April, Higuaín scored both goals in a 2–0 away win against Pescara, which included his 200th league goal in Europe. He won domestic doubles in his first two seasons with Juventus, also reaching the 2017 Champions League final with the club. This is my decision and I think it will do me good. After no longer being called-up following Argentina's round-of-16 exit at the 2018 World Cup, he announced his retirement from international football in March 2019. His first league game came three days later, on 14 January 2007, against Real Zaragoza at home.  In August 2008, Higuaín scored the winner in Madrid's victory over Valencia in the Supercopa de España. , With Sergio Agüero preferred as the lone centre-forward in a three-man Argentine attack, Higuaín made his first start of the 2015 Copa América in the final group match, against Jamaica in Viña del Mar. , On 8 November 2015, Higuaín recorded the 200th goal of his club career, the only goal of the match in a victory over Udinese; this was his ninth goal of the league season and his seventh consecutive home game with a goal. Federico Fernando Higuaín (Spanish: [feðeˈɾiko iɣwaˈin]; born 25 October 1984) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Inter Miami in Major League Soccer..  On 30 January, he made his league debut in a 4–0 away loss against Bournemouth.