What is Sergio Aguero net worth and biography?
|Born||2nd June, 1988|
|Country Of Origin||Argentina|
|Source Of Wealth||Professional Football Player|
Sergio Aguero is a professional football player who currently plays for manchester City.
Also known as Kun Aguero, the central striker is one of the most deadliest in the world and arguably the best in Southern America.
In this post, We will be looking at Aguero’s net worth and Biography.
Aguero was born on June 2, 1988 to the family of Leonel del Castillo and Adriana Agüero.
The striker is the second child out of his six siblings.
The Manchester City player was raised by his father and mother – who were working as a taxi driver and housewife respectively.
When the forwarder was born, his mother was a minor at then while his father was working hard enough to clear the charges imposed upon him because of his attempt to name the child Lionel.
This is because regulations by the Argentine Civil Registry Restrictions controls the rate at which parents adopts the name (Lionel) for a child.
Adding to that, the forwarder’s parents had lost their home to flooding which destroy most of their valuable documents – leaving them with no other choice than to begin things anew.
Nevertheless, his parents found financial stability and thereafter, named him Sergio, adding the forwarder mother’s surname – Aguero, to it.
Further more, “Kun” which is always written on his jersey is a name that was given to him by his grand-parents because of the striker’s resemblance to Kum Kum, a popular Cartoon which he enjoyed watching most.
Aguero was once married to the youngest daughter of the great Diego Maradona; Gianinna Maradona in 2008.
The union was blessed with a child – Benjamin in 2009.
However, the couple had amicably divorced in 2012.
Atlético Madrid (2006–2011)
Aguero began his career at Independiente football club where he broke the record of being the first youngest footballer to feature in the Argentine Primera División at 15 years and 35 days.
In 2006, the striker signed for Atlético Madrid for €23million.
At Atlético, the forwarder joined the likes of Diego Forlan and Fernando Torres who were also performing well at that time.
The Argentine broke an unfamiliar record by using his hand to score his second for the club.
Nevertheless, Torres left to Liverpool in the 2007/08 season.
Aguero took advantage of the move and dazzled the Spanish club with his class.
The striker went on to be Atlético Madrid all time leading goal scorer and subsequently won the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup in 2009/10 season.
Sadly, when the Argentine announced that he will be leaving the club, Atlético Madrid fans were very angry about the striker’s decision.
Infact, some of them held a banner which said “Agüero, We Hope You Die,” during the Club Europa League qualifier match.
Notwithstanding, the Argentine finished the season with 20 league goals.
Summarily, the striker finished strongly with
101 goals for Atlético de Madrid.
Manchester City (2011–present)
The veteran striker signed for Premier League club, Manchester City in a deal worth £35 million.
As accustomed to the Argentine, he once again broke an unlikely record by scoring his first hat trick for City on his third appearance.
The forwarder finished the season with more than 20 goals – winning the English Premier League title and clinching Manchester City’s best player award in his debut football campaign.
In 2012/13, the soccer star won the Community Shield together with the Premier League title.
He subsequently won the Football League Cup and was dubbed as the deadliest striker in the premier league.
In 2014/15, the Argentine was honoured with 2014 Football Supporters’ Federation Player of the Year.
He was also nominated as November’s 2014 EPL Player of the Month and went ahead to win the Golden boot.
In 2015/16, the striker won the League Cup and kept his goal scoring record alive – finishing runner-up by a goal difference.
In 2017/18, the Argentine won the English Premier League and the League Cup under Pep Guoardiola.
In the following campaign, the central striker won three domestic trophies with city – the premier league, Fa cup and Carling cup.
The Argentine was also among the top 10 highest goalscorers in the history of the EPL.
The attacker was part of Argentina’s U-16 team which participated in the South American Championship held in Paraguay, 2004.
The Argentine was part of the country’s 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad where he won Both the Golden ball and boot award.
The Manchester City striker made his first national football appearance in September 2006.
Also, Argentine played at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2011 Copa America, 2014 World Cup (where they won silver), 2015 and 2016 Copa America, 2018 World Cup and 2019 Copa America where he won bronze.
The Net worth of Sergio (Kun) Aguero is estimated to be around $80million in 2021.
Moreover, the Argentine was among the list of 2018 Forbes’s Highest-Paid Soccer Players.
Also, the striker endorses some brands and companies like Puma, Nike, EA sports FIFA, Electronic Arts, Pepsi and so on.
The Manchester City center forward in collaboration with Leo Messi Foundation and the Teenage Cancer Trust have helped improve living conditions of millons of people across the globe.
The Argentine is also helping in the battle against cancer together with improving children general welfare in the society.
Kun Aguero is one of the most profilic strikers in the world.
The Manchester City striker has also established himself as one of the best footballers in Europe.
However, he is currently hampered by reoccurring injuries in Manchester City.
Many football fans are wishing him a speedy recovery.
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