Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

LB presents the Full Story of a Goal Poacher best known by the Nickname; ‘Pipita’. Our Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story plus Untold Biography Facts brings to you full account of notable events from his childhood time till date. Analysis involves his life story before fame, family life and many little known facts about him.

Yes, everyone knows about his play making abilities but only few fans considers Gonzalo Higuain biography story which is quite interesting. Now without further adieu, lets begin.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Early Life

Gonzalo Higuain was born on the 10th day of December, 1987 in Brest, France by Jorge Higuaín (father), a former footballer and Nancy Zacarías (Mother), a renouned artist.

He was the third out of four children (all males) to Jorge and Nancy. Gonzalo grew up in a family where males dominated. His dad being a popular footballer at River plate raised the celebrity status of himself and his kid who fans have hoped would follow his footsteps. At that time, he would take his three boys to trophy celebrations, all wearing the River Plate shirts. Little Gonzalo was the youngest at that time.

Gonzalo Higuain (Centre), Nicolas Higuain (Right) and Federico Higuain (left).
Gonzalo Higuain (Centre), Nicolas Higuain (Right) and Federico Higuain (left).

It was Gonzalo and his immediate elder brother Federico that took after their father’s footsteps. They are the two middle sons of Jorge Nicolas Higuane. Both began their professional careers at River Plate.

Young Gonzalo Higuain at River Plate.
Young Gonzalo Higuain at River Plate.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Family Life

Gonzalo Higuane comes from a rich family background with both parents having done well in their respective professional careers.

His father, Jorge Nicolás Higuaín aka “El Pipa” (born 8 June 1957) is a renowned Argentine former footballer who played as a central defender.

Gonzalo Higuain Father- Jorge Nicolás Higuain.
Gonzalo Higuain Father- Jorge Nicolás Higuain.

He began his career in Neuva Chicago before moving to Gimnasia La Plata in 1981. After stints with San Lorenzo and Boca Juniors, Jorge Higuain made a move abroad to Stade Brestois 29 in 1987, the year he gave birth to his son, Gonzalo. Gonzalo till date refers to his dad as ‘his greatest teacher’. 

MOTHER: Nancy Zacarías is Gonzalo’s mum. She is the daughter of Santos Zacarias. Her brothers are Claudio and Alberto are also into sports. The latter was a great man in the field. She believes her son Gonzalo tapped both the genes of Alberto and Jorge his dad.

Gonzalo Higuain and Mother- Nancy Zacarías (Behind Art Work).
Gonzalo Higuain and Mother- Nancy Zacarías (Behind Art Work).

Gonzalo appears to be very close to his mum who is indeed, the artistic vein of the family.

Gonzalo and Mum, Nancy Zacarías.
Gonzalo and Mum, Nancy Zacarías.

Nancy is known to be a happy mother who have spent most of her life painting and supporting her husband and sons. Her jovial personality is what brings much happiness and unity to her family.

Nancy Zacarías feeling happy.
Nancy Zacarías feeling happy.

She is responsible for most of Gonzalo’s artwork as seen in the one below.

Nancy Zacarías artwork of her son, Gonzalo.
Nancy Zacarías artwork of her son, Gonzalo.

Nancy has always had a picture of her son right from his youth.

Nancy Zacarías Artwork of her son, Gonzalo Higuain.
Nancy Zacarías Artwork of her son, Gonzalo Higuain.

BROTHERS: Below is an old picture of the four sons born by Jorge Higuaín and Nancy Zacarías. Nicolas Higuain (left) is the first son, Federico Higuaín (extreme right) is the second son, Gonzalo Higuane (center) is the third son and little Lautaro Higuain is the last.

Gonzalo Higuain Brothers - The Untold Story.
Gonzalo Higuain Brothers – The Untold Story.

As stated earlier, only Federico and Gonzalo took to football after their father. Both brothers are pairs of best friends who spend quality time together.

Gonzalo and Federico Higuain.
Gonzalo and Federico Higuain.

It is pertinent to note that Federico is a well respected footballer, thou not as popular and prolific in goal-scoring as his younger brother, Gonzalo. He plays as a forward and attacking midfielder for Columbus Crew SC. He is currently the captain of his club as at time of writing.

Nicolas, the eldest son of the Higuain’s family currently serves as the agent to his kid brother, Gonzalo. He was once been pictured with Jürgen Klopp who attempted to convince him to allow his brother play for Liverpool.

Both pictured above, came to watch Gonzalo Higuane perform at a world cup qualifier. It was a time when the attacker bagged 36 Serie A goals, more than Daniel Sturridge, Christian Benteke and Divock Origi put together.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Relationship Life

Gonzalo Higuain Love Story and Emotional Life has been complicated over the years. Thou, he is a descent and handsome guy any lady would want to make a sandwich for.

As far as we know, his first relationship started with Soledad Fandiño (born 7 April 1982). She is an Argentine stage, television and film actress who is 5 years older than him. She started dating Gonzalo after his 2010 World cup success.

Gonzalo Higuain and Soledad Fandiño.
Gonzalo Higuain and Soledad Fandiño.

Their relationship lasted for only few months. They broke up in the same 2010.

Still in the same year, Gonzalo went on to date Natalie Pérez who is another Argentine actress and singer best known for her antagonistic roles in the series “consents”.

Gonzalo's relationship with Natalie Pérez.
Gonzalo’s relationship with Natalie Pérez.

Their relationship lasted for few months. In 2011, Higuain started an extremely private relationship with journalist and TV producer, Daniela Saurwald. Daniela is the daughter of a wealthy European finiancier who warned her about dating the Argentine due to fear of publicity. This ended their relationship in no time.

Daniela Saurwald and Gonzalo.
Daniela Saurwald and Gonzalo.

Gonzalo started another secret relationship with Ailén Bechara in 2011 which lasted till 2013. Ailén Bechara claimed they are just friends even while rumored to be dating him.

Ailén Bechara and Gonzalo.
Ailén Bechara and Gonzalo.

After his relationship with Ailén Bechara, Gonzalo had a short sting with Lucía Fabiani in 2013.

Gonzalo and Lucía Fabiani.
Gonzalo and Lucía Fabiani.

For a while now, Gonzalo has been with Lara Wechsler which is the most recent stunning girlfriend whom many feels is his real love.

Lara Wechsler and Gonzalo.
Lara Wechsler and Gonzalo.

Lara Wechsler is a gorgeous model who is 5 years younger than Gonzalo. Not many details are known about her or their relationship, which seems to be very private and fair.

According to some sites, the alleged couple actually met when Gonzalo played in Spain with Real Madrid, at the time Lara Wechsler was a student. They only became serious recently. The sexy blonde is said to come from a formal and serious family. Reports also suggests she has established a beautiful relationship with Higuain’s mother.

Without doubt, Lara is said to be Higuain’s wife material and final bus stop.

Gonzalo's wife to be, Lara Wechsler.
Gonzalo’s wife to be, Lara Wechsler.

Our Gonzalo Higuain Love Story is indeed detailed. He has dated many ladies just like Raheem Sterling, Karim Benzema has. Thou, he Gonzalo honest and straight guy compared to both Sterling and Benzema.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:French Origin

Having left the country at the age of 10 months, he did not return to France until the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Even though he does not speak French, he holds a French passport because his father was naturalized in France. Gonzalo successfully applied for Argentine nationality in January 2007.

Gonzalo Higuain French Origin.
Gonzalo Higuain French Origin.

His immediate elder brother, Federico holds a U.S. green card while his brother Gonzalo holds the French passport.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Origin of nickname

Gonzalo’s nickname “el pipita” came from his dad Jorge Higuain who was also nicknamed “el pipa” during his career days that spanned from 1976 to 1992.

Gonzalo Higuain Nickname History.
Gonzalo Higuain Nickname History.

Gonzalo was given the nickname by fans after he was observed to have inherited his dad’s courage, personality, physicality and attitude.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Love for Tennis

For those that don’t know Gonzalo Higuain, he also has a life outside of football. In his spare time, he likes to play some tennis, and he claims that he’s very good at it.

“I love tennis and would be a good idea to practice given the level that it is in the circuit. Yes, i would have liked to be a tennis player, but my dream was to be a footballer and i got it. It would be great to exchange blows with Rafael Nadal, which i love his delivery, Roger Federer, as well as my fellow compatriots, David Nabaldián and Martin del Potro” – Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:Style of Play

Football has really evolved in recent times and one of the traits every player needs to have on a basic level is technique.

Gonzalo Higuain is widely known for his clinical ability in front of goal, but his positioning and off-the-ball movement for a pass is exemplary.

He also possesses a decent amount of pace and his ambidexterity with both feet makes him a very good asset, as he can finish with both feet with consummate ease.

Higuain’s first touch is a key attribute that he uses well to get on the end of somewhat difficult passes from his teammates at times. There are times when the Argentine treats the football like a pet especially when he wants to put it in a position to pull the trigger.

Gonzalo Higuain Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:His Personal Approach to Life is Worth Emulating

Footballers grab the headlines for their on-the-field skills as well as off the field antics. While a player like Bacary Sagna is known for his ambassadorial positions with Grassroots Soccer, a player like Cristiano Ronaldo is renowned for his escapades with the opposite sex.

Mario Balotelli is certainly in a world of his own though. No arguments here.

Gonzalo Higuain on the other hand, is a sincere man, likes video games, takes a lot of time to relax, enjoys traveling, loves music and he has no folds when talking about people’s dreams and their preferences when forced to choose priorities in his life.

Most importantly, places a high priority when dealing with his family and friends. According to Gonzalo,

“For me, family and lifelong friends are the most important thing you have. When I’m with them I forget everything, and I hope to have them always at my side, that’s my dream.

It’s something I can not quit. To the family, because it is my blood, because true friends are treasures to be carefully watched, since they are going to be with you through thick and thin”

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