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Aguero

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Sergio

Aguero

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

78%

Touches

51

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 21/27
Touches 51
Assists 0
Goals 4
Shots on target 8
Personal
Position Striker
Date of birth 02 June 1988
Place of birth Quilma, Argentina
Height (ft) 5ft 8in
Weight (st)
International caps / goals 32 / 13
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 7 0
Goals 10 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 84% 0
Yellow cards 1 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Aguero:

Following Gael Clichy and Stefan Savic into the club, Sergio Aguero's arrival at City was completed on 28 July 2011 as the club’s third signing of the summer.

The Argentine striker’s professional career started in July 2003 when, aged just 15 years and 13 days, he made his debut for Independiente, becoming the youngest debutant in the Argentine Premier League - a record previously held by the man who became his his father-in-law, none other than Diego Maradona.

Aguero won the Under-20 World Cup with Argentina in 2005, before combining with Fernando Torres at Atletico Madrid the following year.

His excellent club form was rewarded with a first senior cap in September 2006 and a year later, Aguero starred as the outstanding player of the 2007 Under-20 World Cup. Winner of both the Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards, ‘El Kun’ scored six goals in seven games to clinch successive Under-20 World titles.

Aguero continued to thrive at Atletico and following the departure of Torres to Liverpool, was partnered with Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan ahead of the 2007/08 campaign.

The duo led Atletico to Champions League qualification for the first time in a decade and Aguero was named La Liga’s best foreign player in 2008 – the only time in four years that Lionel Messi was not awarded the honour – before landing an Olympic gold medal with Argentina that summer.

The 2009/10 season proved even more fruitful for Aguero as Atletico won the Europa League – from which UEFA Super Cup success followed - and were only narrowly beaten in the Copa del Rey final.

Appearances at the 2010 World Cup and 2011 Copa America established Aguero as a permanent fixture in the national side and his arrival at the Etihad Stadium broke the club’s transfer record.

He didn't take long to announce himself as one of the world's deadliest strikers at City, scoring twice on his debut against Swansea in the first Premier League fixture of 2011/12, including one strike from 30 yards which had City supporters salivating over what was to come.

Aguero scored 30 goals in his debut season at the Etihad Stadium, becoming the first player to achieve this feat in the top flight since Francis Lee in 1971/72.

Sergio's place in Manchester City history was secured when he ended the club's 44-year Premier League title wait with his goal in the 94th minute against QPR on the final day of the 2011/12 season.

Although injuries took their toll on Sergio's second season at the club, the Quilmes-born hitman did still manage to weigh in with a respectable 12 Premier League goals in the 2012/13 campaign, including a header in the FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea which put the Sky Blues into the final.

Aguero hit the ground running in 2013/14 with four goals in his first six Premier League games - including a brace against Manchester United in the stunning 4-1 win.

The opening goal in that comprehensive win was his 50th goal for the club. He bagged 28 goals in 2013/14 campaign and also won his second Premier League title in 2013/14 and was also a Capital One Cup winner as City beat Sunderland 3-1 at Wembley.

Latest tweets: @aguerosergiokun

  • A special thanks to my teammates and City's fans. It's a pride to become City's Max goalscorer in Premier League's history. (1 day ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • I'm very happy about this victory and for the goals that allowed us to take on a tough rival. Thank you all for the support. (1 day ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • At the National Stadium of Beijing, 6 years after taking the gold medal. Vamos, Argentina! http://t.co/V53eUCNfbq (9 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • We never give up.We kept looking for our chance the whole game and it all came together in the end. We got those vital 3 points.C'mon, City! (15 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • 29 Murray 👏. @dallascowboys #CowboysNation http://t.co/4WBuYDotp4 (21 days ago, via Instagram)

Instagram: @mcfcofficial

  • HELLO MOSCOW! We've touched down and the team coach is ready to take us to our hotel #mcfc
  • PASSPORT PLEASE! Kolarov boards the plane as we head off to Moscow #mcfc
  • SERGIO OFF TO MOSCOW! After his goal scoring exploits, Sergio Aguero boards today's flight to Russia #mcfc
  • REGRAM @aguerosergiokun16: City 4 - 1 Spurs
Muy orgulloso. Muchas gracias!
Very proud. Thank you much!
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 207: My ball.
  • MATCH SHOTS: City 4-1 Spurs. #cityvspurs #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 206: Ready for Spurs.
  • THE LAST TIME: Jesus Navas netted after 13 seconds to set #MCFC on the way to a 6-0 thrashing of #THFC last November... What happens tomorrow?
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 205: @MCWFC are Continental Cup champions!
  • Congratulations @mcwfc on winning the #ContiCup with a 1-0 win over Arsenal tonight.
  • REGRAM @mcwfc: Welcome to Wycombe! The flags are out for our #ContiCup final... Come on City!
  • City speedster, Jesus Navas, crowns fellow Spaniard, Jose Rosell, the fastest in Europe after he wins @NikeFootball’s Mercurial Speed Test Final.
  • #TBT: #MCFC players celebrate following the remarkable 4-3 #FACup 4th Round comeback at White Hart Lane in 2004.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the day 204: Dzeko playing up to the camera...
  • VIEIRA HONOURED: City EDS boss Patrick Vieira inducted to English Hall of Fame: http://manc.it/1pb6ZQX #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 203: EDS Goalscorers Glendon and Fofana celebrate advancing to the Manchester Senior Cup final
  • REGRAM: @vincentkompany - Great to play against my friend @ed_dzeko, a world class striker! Good game and a well-deserved point for us! #BOSBEL
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 202: Forward march.
  • The fans have spoken! Frank Lampard is the #mcfc Etihad Player of the Month for September. Who did you vote for?
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 201: Jumping for joy
  • WE'RE COMING FOR YOU: @mcwfc team talk on the pitch as we look ahead to the #ContiCup final!
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 200: Agueroooo in action for Argentina
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 199: The Captain.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 198: Goalkeepers' Union
  • Thank you for your fantastic support on Instagram! #mcfc #together
  • THE GLOVES ARE OFF! The @mcwfc team prepare for Sunday with a boxing session - see it tonight on #CityTV
  • #TBT: Joe Hart during his #England senior debut against Trinidad & Tobago in June 2008. #mcfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 197: Manuel makes his mark.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 196: Hand on Hart.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 195: City link
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 194: There's only one James Milner
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 193: Movin' on up.
  • MATCH SHOTS: Villa 0-2 City. #villavcity #mcfc

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