He is an Argentine retired professional footballer who played as a striker & is considered one of the greatest strikers of his generation and one of the greatest players in the history of the Premier League, during his decade-long association with Manchester City. Sergio Aguero started his career at the Argentine Independiente where, on 5th July 2003, he became the youngest player to play in the Argentine Primera División at only fifteen years old, breaking the 27-year record previously set by Diego Maradona.
In 2006, he moved to La Liga club Atlético Madrid in a transfer worth €23 million ( INR 1,89.81 Cr) establishing himself as one of the world’s best young players. He has also won the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup while in Madrid.
|Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo.
|Buenos Aires, Argentina.
|Date of Birth
|2nd June 1988.
|Source of Income
|Retired professional footballer.
|34 years. (As of 2022).
|Leonel del Castillo.
|5 feet 8 inches / 173 Cm.
|77 Kg / 169.76 Lbs.
|Married (On 19th February 2009).
|Giannina Maradona is the youngest daughter of Diego Maradona.
|The couple gave birth to their son, Benjamín.
|Twitter /Kun Agüero
22.6 million followers
|YouTube /Kun Agüero
22 million followers
|FaceBook/ Kun Agüero
|$ 80 million (INR 6,10.65 Cr).
His net worth is around $ 80 million (INR 6,10.65 Cr) as of 2022. He was placed ninth in Forbes’ list of Highest-Paid Soccer Players 2018 after raking in $23.5million ( INR 1,79.37 Cr) Out of that amount, $17million ( INR 1,29.76 Cr) came from salary and bonuses. After making his dream move to Barcelona in 2021, he announced his retirement from Football due to Heart illness. In 2018, he signed a new contract with Man City on a net salary of £230,135 (INR 2.29 Cr) -per-week in Manchester City.
On 5th July 2003, he became the youngest player to play in the Argentine Primera División at fifteen years old breaking the record held by Diego Maradona. In 2006, he moved to La Liga side Atlético Madrid, for a transfer fee of €23million ( INR 1,89.81 Cr). Aguero scored 101 goals in 234 appearances for Atlético while winning the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup.
The Argentine moved to Manchester City in July 2011 for an undisclosed fee. In the 2014-15 season, he won the Premier League Golden Boot. In November 2017, he became Manchester City’s all-time highest goalscorer, scoring his 178th City goal against Napoli. He was named to the PFA Team of the Year in 2017–18 and 2018–19.
At the international level, Aguero represented the Argentina under-20 team at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2005 and in 2007, winning both tournaments. He was selected to represent the senior team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2011 Copa América, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2015 Copa América, and the Copa América Centenario, reaching the finals of the latter three tournaments.
He also took part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he scored his first and second World Cup goals for Argentina, and the 2019 Copa América. According to The Times, he was the main transfer target of Spanish giants Real Madrid, but he responded by saying, “I’m very happy at City and I feel appreciated and loved here which means a lot to me.
He represented Argentina at two FIFA World Youth Championships, winning back-to-back world titles. When asked to name the players who influenced his playing style, he named former Brazilian striker Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho and Diego Maradona as the best players to have played the game, but said that the player who influenced his style of play was the most was “the Brazilian Ronaldo”] He has a diminutive figure with a stocky build, which has led to comparisons with former Manchester City teammate Carlos Tevez and past forwards such as Romário,
He married Gianinna Maradona, the youngest daughter of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona. On 19th February 2009, They gave birth to their son, Benjamín, in Madrid. Maradona was there for the birth of his first grandson, while Aguero, then twenty years old missed Atlético’s training session earlier in the day. Atlético offered their congratulations in a statement on their official website.
However, Aguero and Giannina separated in 2012 after four years together. He has a tattoo on the inside of his right arm inscribed in Tengwar—a form of writing invented by J. R. R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings—that transliterates roughly to ‘Kun Aguero’ in the Latin script.
He also has a tattoo on the left arm of his son’s name and date of birth. He shares a close friendship with Lionel Messi, his regular roommate during outings for the national team since 2005. He described Messi as being “like a brother” in his 2014 autobiography, Born to rising. It also contains a foreword written by Messi.
Just like other footballers, he has also tied up in endorsements. In 2011, he signed a $6.2 million ( INR 47.32 Cr) three-year boot deal with Puma. The 31-year-old used Puma ONE 20.1 football boots in 2019/20. He completed a record-breaking 12th hat-trick in January 2020, also becoming the highest overseas goalscorer in Premier League history. To honour the achievement, Puma presented the Argentinian with a pair of special edition Puma ONE.
Aguero has invested in cancer treatment, children, welfare,e and civil rights.
His car collection of cars includes Ferrari GTC 4 Lusso, Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Nismo, Range Rover Lumma CLR SV. He is known to come to training in his Ferrari GTC 4 Lusso.
Q. How old is Sergio Aguero ?
Ans:- As of 2022, he is 34 years old.
Q.Why did Kun Aguero retire?
Ans:- He was forced to retire, after being diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia.