Fourteen COOL AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SERGIO kun LONEL AGUERO. Sergio Leonel Aguero was born on 2nd June 1988. He is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking striker. He is popularly known as Kun, a nickname given to him by his grandparents. On club level, he currently plays for Manchester City. Earlier, he has played for Atletico Madrid in La Liga. He was given Spanish citizenship during his time in Spain. On international level, he represents Argentina national team and has won FIFA U20 World Cup in 2005 and in 2007. He won gold medeal in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Also read about Robert Lewandowski
SERGIO AGUERO INTERESTING FACTS
In this article, we will be discussing some cool and interesting facts about Kun
- More than 100 goals for Atletico Madrid
An interesting fact about him is that, he has been outstanding while playing from famous Spanish football club, Atletico Madrid. He grabbed the attention of almost all top clubs of Europe after displaying great performance by making 234 appearances and scoring 101 goals. He won UEFA Europa Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2010.
- Aguero in Manchester City
Another interesting fact about him is that, he made his club; Manchester City won their first league title in more than 4 decades. He scored the winning goal in 94th minute against Queens Park Rangers and helped his club grabbed the Premier League Title.
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- Highest goal per minute ratio
A very strange fact about him is that, he holds the record of highest goal per minute ratio in the history of Premier League competitions. He has a record averaging a goal every 109 minutes. Since the formation of Premier League this record has not been broken or even equalled by any player.
- Joint record holder of most goals in a single Premier League Match
Another impressive fact about him is that, he holds a record of scoring most goals in a single Premier League match. He scored five back to back goals in a match without letting opponent team time to come back in the match. Most interesting fact is that, he is the fastest to score these five goals consuming only 23 minutes and 34 seconds.
- Highest South American Scorer in Premier League
Another cool fact about him is that, he holds a unique record of being highest South American goal scorer in the history of one of the most regarded football league, Premier League. he reached the landmark of 100 goals in division faster than all players except Alan Shearer.
- Youngest Player to debut in Argentina Primera Division
An outstanding fact about him is that, he holds the record of being youngest player to debut in the Argentina Primera Division. He was only 15 years and 335 days old at that time. He broke the record earlier held by Diego Maradona in 1976.
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- 4 times winner of Player of the Month Award
Another impressive fact about him is that, he is the proud winner of Player of the Month Award for Premier League. It is an honour for any player to win this award once but Aguero has shown such a remarkable performance that he has won this award 4 times for the months of October in 2013, November 2014, January 2016 and April 2016.
- Personal facts
An interesting fact about him is that, he is married to the youngest daughter of famous Argentine footballer legend Diego Maradona, Gianinna Maradona. The couple have a son who was born in 2009. After staying together for four years the couple separated in 2012. While playing for Atletice, famous Spanish football club, he was granted Spanish nationality in 2010.
- Autobiography released in 2014
Another interesting fact about him is that, he has released an autobiography by the name of Born to rise in 2014. In his autobiography, he has described famous Argentina football star player Lionel Messi like a brother and he enjoys very close friendship with him. The forewords to his autobiography are also written by Messi.
- Nicknamed as Kun
Another interesting fact about him is that, he has been nicknamed to be Kun which was also seen written on his shirt back in his childhood playing days. This nickname was given to him by his grandparents as he resembled at a cartoon character “Kum Kum”.
Another cool fact about him is that, he is fond of having tattoos. On the side of his right arm he has a tattoo written in Tengwar. Tengwar is a writing that came in Lord of the Rings movie. The tattooed writing translates to his nick name Kun. While on the side of his left arm he has a tattoo of his son’s name along with his date of birth.
- Honours and titles at Club level
An impressive fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at club level. While playing from Atletico Madrid, he won 1 UEFA Europa League for the year 2009–10, 1 UEFA Intertoto Cup for the year 2007, 1 UEFA Super Cup for the year 2010. While playing for Manchester United he won 2 Premier League for the years 2011–12 and 2013–14, 2 Football League Cup for the years 2013–14 and 2015–16, 1 FA Community Shield for the year 2012.
- Honours and titles at International level
Another impressive fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at international level too. While representing his national team Argentina, he won 1 Olympic Gold Medal for the year 2008, 2 FIFA U-20 World Cup for the years 2005 and 2007, 1 FIFA World Cup: Runner-up for the year 2014, 2 Copa América Runner-up for the years 2015 and 2016.
- Honours and titles at individual level
Another impressive fact about him is that he is marvellous at individual level. He has been the winner of 1 South American Team of the Year for the year 2005, 1 FIFA Young Player of the Year for the year 2007, 1 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Shoe: for the year 2007, 1 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball for the year 2007, 1 La Liga Ibero-American Player of the Year for the year 2008, 1 Don Balón Award for the year 2007–08, 1 Tuttosport Goldern Boy for the year 2007, 1 World Soccer Young Player of the Year for the year 2009, 2 Etihad Player of The Year for the year 2011–12 and 2014–15, 1 Etihad Goal of the Season for the year 2011–12, 4 Premier League Player of the Month Award for the months of October 2013, November 2014, January 2016 and April 2016, 1 Football Supporters’ Federation Player of the Year Award for the year 2014, 1 Premier League Golden Boot Award for the year 2014–15.