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Aguero

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Sergio

Aguero

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

92%

Touches

49

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 23/25
Touches 49
Assists 0
Goals 1
Shots on target 3
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 35 2
Goals 31 1
Assists 9 0
Passes 86% 81%
Yellow cards 6 1
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

  • With Will Smith. Thanks for being so cool, pal. Nice talking to you! http://t.co/A4EkNV6lcA (2 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • Already at Toronto! So many nice memories in this city! And so many Argentinians! #cityontour #mcfc http://t.co/Ju0SLRfec9 (3 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • Congratulations on the Golden Glove, Joe lad! It's a pleasure to be teammates with you! http://t.co/NoidH59xUy (5 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • A pleasure to have played with you, Frank. You're an excellent guy! Best of luck in @NYCFC City, buddy! http://t.co/ToKebUHet8 (5 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • And especially to the light of my life, my son Benjamin! THANK YOU ALL http://t.co/qlNPNCKAcn (5 days ago, via Twitter Web Client)

Instagram: @aguerosergiokun16

  • #CentralPark #NewYork
  • Con Will Smith. Gracias por tu buena onda amigo. Y linda charla!!
With Will Smith. Thanks for being so cool, pal. Nice talking to you!
  • #toronto
#cityontour #mcfc
  • #aeropuertodelondres
#londonairport
  • #Repost @samnasri8 with @repostapp.
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Congrats Crack @aguerosergiokun16 fully deserved #goldenboot
  • #botindeoro #goldenboot Gracias a todos! Thank you all!
  • #swansvcity
  • Con/With Kolarov, Willy y Bony #hattrick
  • #city6qpr0 #mcfc
  • Tottenham 0 - 1 Man City #ManCity #ComeOnManCity #VamosManCity
  • #Repost @franklampard with @repostapp.
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Great result for the lads at Spurs today! @aguerosergiokun16 #goalmachine
  • It was good fun to play against you Marco, good luck for your big game tomorrow. #HeadToHead
  • #city3villa2
  • Now it's time to go #HeadToHead with @marcinho11

Ahora toca el #HeadToHead con @marcinho11
  • #city2-westham0
  • #Entrenamiento #Volea
#Training #Volley
  • Llegó el mejor refuerzo para el clásico de mañana! Mientras, a full con la play. Te amo Ben!
The best back-up for the derby has arrived! Playing on the PS 'til then though. Love you, Ben!
  • #Repost @mcfcofficial
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#MCFC Instagram of the Day 366: At full stretch
  • My fans are with me, @Falcao #HeadToHead
  • Con/With fedemancuello11, Maxi y Zaba
  • Argentina 2 - Ecuador 1
  • Después de Washington 101- Indiana 103. Qué lindo final! Y gracias por la buena onda Luifa Scola!
After Washington 101 - Indiana 103. What a nice ending! And thanks for all Luifa Scola!
  • Tomando mate y comiendo cereales de arroz con Mancu. Y aguante el Rojo!
  • Con la Selección en Washington. Vamos Argentina!!
With the National team in Washington. C'mon Argentina!
  • Buena victoria para seguir en la pelea. Quedan ocho partidos y en fútbol todo puede pasar. Y gracias a la gente de @mcfcofficial por tanto apoyo!

A good win to keep fighting. 8 games left and anything can happen. Thanks to the @mcfcofficial folks for their support!
  • Llegar a Barcelona y ver hinchas de Independiente me pone feliz! Vamos #PeñaRojaBarcelona, a seguir creciendo!!
  • #Repost @mcfcofficial
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#MCFC Instagram of the Day 335: Sunshine and Serge.
  • Llegar de sorpresa, ir a buscar al cole a Ben y emocionarnos a full. Te amo hijo!!
  • Tardamos en abrir el marcador pero dominamos el partido y fuimos justos vencedores. Hoy  había que ganar y eso es lo que vale. 
It took us some time to open the scoreline but we dominated the game and earned the victory. Winning was our goal and that's what counts.
  • #Repost @mcfcofficial
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#MCFC Instagram of the Day 323: Classic Kun.
  • No es el resultado que queríamos pero la llave está abierta. Y como siempre vamos a luchar hasta el final. Vamos City!!
It's not the result we wanted but the tie is still unfinished. And as usual we'll fight 'til the end. C'mon, City!
  • Un juego completo para estar más cerca de la punta y para esperar con el mejor ánimo el partido por la Champions. Vamos City!! A great game to get closer to the top and prepare for the Champions game with the highest spirits. C'mon, City!
  • 6 Años Hijo ya ! Te amo !! Happy Birthday Benji !! I Love you ❤️❤️ Six years old !!

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