On Wednesday, Sergio Aguero annouced to retire due to heart problem. Six weeks ago, he left a game with chest pains. The Argentinian forward scored a club-record 260 goals for Manchester City. However, how many goals has Aguero scored for Argentina?
The third-most scorer in national team’s all-time scoring list
Aguero made his national senior team debut in 2006. So far, he scored 41 times in 97 matches for Argentina, ranking the third on the national team’s all-time scoring list.
His only major title with Argentina was Copa America in this year, which he barely featured. He played in three World Cups, and was a second-half substitute in the 2014 final that Argentina lost 1-0 to Germany after extra time.
One of the best strikers in Premier League
His most famous goal in the Premier League was on the on the final day of the 2011-12 season. Aguero scored a dramatic goal at stoppage-time to help City win against Queens Park Rangers and clinched the title. Aguero joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011, becoming one the best strikers in Premier League. Aguero scored a remarkable 260 goals in 390 games, making him the Club’s greatest ever goalscorer
In his final two seaons, Aguero struggled with injuries and allowed to leave in this summer. He signed for Barcelona, where he thought to be linking up with his close friend and teammate Lionel Messi. However, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner left Barca to join in Paris Saint-Germain because of the club’s financial problems.
Aguero scored 427 goals in 786 games in his career.