Real Madrid openly thanks Gonzalo Higuaín after announcing his retirement from active football. The Argentine was part of the Los Blancos between 2007–2013.
Higuaín successfully won five trophies with Real Madrid before heading for Napoli, where he also won a significant number of silverware. The 34-year-old Inter Miami forward called his career after two years in the MLS.
The statement from Real Madrid reads for “everything” he gave to the white team and “to football” and for be “part of the history” of the Madrid club (h/t Sport).
“Thank you for everything you gave Real Madrid and football, Gonzalo Higuaín . You will always be part of the history of this club, with which you won 3 Leagues, 1 Copa del Rey and 2 Spanish Super Cups. We wish you the best in this new stage of your life,” the club wrote on social media.
Higuaín also played for Juventus, AC Milan and Chelsea before heading to the MLS, where he joined David Beckham’s franchise Inter Miami.