The Argentine scored 121 goals during his time in Spain, although he admitted that he found it difficult in the club’s excessive Galaxy signings
Gonzalo Higuain explained that he was initially frustrated with Real Madrid signing Karim Benzema and Kaka for the season because he was the club’s top scorer.
The Argentine, who now plays for International Miami, played for Real Madrid from 2007 to 2013, but eventually went to Naples and scored a total of 121 goals during his time in the Spanish capital.
However, he was disappointed by Real Madrid’s signing of Benzema and Kaka in 2009. Cristiano Ronaldo was also a member of the team, admitting that this made him wonder how many goals he had to score to maintain the advantage.
What did you say?
Higuain actually scored 27 La Liga goals in the 2009-10 season, he told ESPN Football 360: “For Benzema, this is a very healthy game, but we have to do our best.
“The year Cristiano arrived, he scored 27 goals (sic) and I scored 26 goals (sic). The next transfer window (sic) they brought Kaka With Benzema. At that time I said:’How many goals must I score?’
“Kareem came in, he showed my best side, I showed his best side. He is an amazing No. 9 player.”
How did Higuain perform in Real Madrid?
The 33-year-old player signed with Real Madrid from the River Plate in December 2006. Although he only scored two goals in all competitions, he won the La Liga title in the club’s first season.
Subsequently, he won another league title in the 2007-08 season, scoring 9 goals in all competitions, and in the next two seasons, he will have a goal difference of 53 times, when he was indeed in Real Madrid. Best state.
Higuain was struggling with injuries in the 2010-11 season. Although he did win the Copa del Rey championship medal, his output dropped again in the 2010-11 season.
Looking back on his time at the Spanish club, the Argentine said: “I don’t plan to go to Real Madrid’s first team. They bought me and they want to keep me in Castilla. There is a possibility of being loaned as well.
“My father told me on the plane:’The only thing I want to ask you is not to be afraid. Never be afraid, but respect…’ This sentence has always been with me.
“When I arrived, I was training with the first team and in the second training session [Fabio] Capello told me:’You are with us’. Three or four days later, I made my debut in the Copa del Rey as the starter. I ended up playing on the right wing. “
Higuain Real Madrid career statistics
|season||Application (all combinations)||Target||Trophies won|
|2008-09||44||twenty four||Spanish Super Cup|
|2012-13||44||18||Spanish Super Cup|