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Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo (Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2, 1988), better known as Kun Aguero is an Argentine footballer. He obtained Spanish citizenship on 3 December 2010.4 He serves as a striker or attacking midfielder and currently plays for Club Atlético de Madrid in the Primera DivisionSpain.5 In his career he has been champion of the FIFA U-20 in the2005 editions 2007, resulting in the latter the ball and the golden boot, and the gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Name: Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo
Nickname: Kun, Kuncito.
Birth: 2nd June 1988, Quilmes, Argentina
Current Club: Manchester City
Height: 1.723 meters
International Caps: 28
Total Goals: 14 (selection) 124 (Club)
Year of debut: 2003
Club debut: Independent
Style of play
Aguero is a striker and is regarded as an all out centre forwardbut can also play as a second strikeroff another striker, which he often did at Atlético Madrid with Diego Forlán.
Agüero is a diminutive figure with a stocky build, which has led to comparisons with fellow Manchester City striker, Carlos Tévez and past strikers such as Romarioand Maradona. Some pundits go as far to say Agüero is Tevez's heir apparent at Cityand is superior to Tevez.His manager at Manchester City, Roberto Mancini has compared Agüero to former Brazilian striker, Romario.
Agüero is characterised by agility, acceleration and strength, being described as "sharp and clever" by former Argentine player Ossie Ardiles.A view which is shared by Lionel Messi who believes Agüero possesses "immense power, strength and an incredible work ethic".Combined with his close control and strength to keep the ball, he is described as a menace in the box.
Agüero made his senior debut for Arge Argentina in a friendly with Brazil, played at Emirates Stadium, England on 3 September 2006. As a teenager, he represented Argentina at three FIFA World Youth Championships. Together with future 2008 Olympics squad teammates Fernando Gago of Real Madrid and Lionel Messi of Barcelona, they won the 2005 edition in the Netherlands.
At the 2007 U-20 World Cup in Canada, he scored twice and helped set up three goals in a 6–0 win over Panama in the second game of the group stage of the tournament. Agüero then scored the only goal in Argentina's third match against North Korea from a free kick. Having qualified to the round of 16, he scored two of the three goals against Poland that would eventually give them a 3–1 win to advance to the next round. Argentina defeated Mexico in the quarter-finals and Chile in the semi-finals, and faced the Czech Republic in the finals, a team they drew 0–0 in the group stage. Agüero captained and scored the equaliser in the 62nd minute, leading to a 2–1 victory. In addition, Agüero won the Golden Boot of the tournament, scoring six goals in seven, and the Golden Ball as the best player of the tournament.
As a member of the Argentine squad for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Agüero scored two goals in the space of five minutes in the semi-final 3–0 win over Brazil on 19 August 2008. Argentina went on to win the gold medal, a second in a row at the Olympic tournament.
He was chosen for the 2010 World Cup squad, and made his World Cup debut in Argentina's second group match against Korea Republic on 12 June 2010, replacing Carlos Tévez in the 75th minute. Agüero's impact was immediate as Argentina scored in the next minute. He assisted on Gonzalo Higuaín's hat-trick goal late in the game. Argentina won the game 4–1. However Argentina subsequently lost to Germany in the quarter finals.
Agüero was named in the 23-man squad for the 2011 Copa América where Argentina had been drawn into Group A with Bolivia, Colombia and Costa Rica. On 1 July in Argentina's opening group stage match against Bolivia he was substituted on to the field for Ezequiel Lavezzi on 71 minutes and scored an equaliser on 76 minutes to secure a 1–1 draw. On 6 July he was substituted onto the field for Ezequiel Lavezzi on 64 minutes as Argentina drew 0-0 with Colombia in their second group stage fixture. On 11 July in Argentina's third group stage match against Costa Rica, Agüero scored a goal in each half as Argentina won 3–0 and finished in second position of their group
FIFA World Cup
|FIFA U-20 World Cup 2005||Netherlands||Winner||4||0|
|FIFA U-20 World Cup 2007||Canada||Winner||7||6|
|FIFA World Cup 2010||South Africa||Quarter finals||3||0|
|Copa América 2011||Argentina||Quarter finals||4||3|