Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín has joined his former Bianconeri team-mate Blaise Matuidi at Major League Soccer (MLS) club Inter Miami.
Inter Miami confirmed the signing following the termination of his contract with Serie A champions Juventus.
Juve announced yesterday (September 17) that the prolific striker’s contract have be cancelled in a move that will cost them €18.3million.
Thank you for everything, Pipita! 👏
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 17, 2020
The 32-year-old Agentina international penned down a two year contract that will keep him at Inter Miami CF Stadium
Fort Lauderdale, Florida until the summer of 2022.
The man who goes with the nickname “Papita” is reportedly Inter Miami’s highest paid player at a salary of €7.5 million per season.
Speaking to the club’s official website, the ex-Napoli player expressed his desire to succeed under Diego Alonso.
“I feel good, I feel whole as a player. I’m motivated to try a new league and help the team grow. Individually, my goal is to demonstrate that I can contribute and continue playing great football here, and I hope I can achieve that because I have all the tools necessary to succeed. Inter Miami is a team in construction, but there is already a good base to reach important goals.”
Higuain retired from international football in 2019, he was part of World Cup squads in 2010, 2014 and 2018. He netted 31 goals in 75 appearances for Argentina.