Last Updated on: April 29, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
Argentine soccer star, Kun Aguero plays in jersey number ten for the English club, Manchester City. In his seven long years at the club, the forward with his fantastic run on the pitch made City secure 2012, 2014 and 2018 Premier League Trophy.
Kun Aguero Bio & Family
The footballer was born as Sergio Leonel Agüero on 2 June 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is the second child of his taxi-driver father, Leonel Del Castillo and housemaker mother, Adriana. Besides him, his other family members are Yesica, Gabriela, Maira, Daiana, Mauritius, and Gaston.
Kun stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and weighs around 77 kg.
Career & Net Worth
At the age of nine, Kun’s started playing for an Argentine professional sports club, Independiente between 1997 to 2003. Almost three years later, the Spanish giant, Atletico Madrid signed him for an eye-catching contract worth $21 million. Kun played nearly every season with the Madrid winning the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup until 2011.
He then moved to English club, City for a club record signing of $38 million
Kun Aguero during City Champions League game against Tottenham Hotspur on 20 April 2019 (Picture: Kun’s Instagram)
Currently, the forward’s salary is $278946.56 per week and has committed to staying at the club until June 2021. Considering his gigantic paycheck, the player has a net worth of $80 million.
National Football Career
Apart from club playing level, his debut game representing Argentina was an under-17 team in 2004 and 2005. Three years later, he was chosen to play the under-23 team in 2008.
Kun has acquired two Copa América and got the fortune to be the 2014 FIFA World Cup runner-up. Similarly, before getting to play at the 2018 World Cup, he secured 36 goals in 84 games for the national team.
Kun & His Wife Ends Four Years Of Marriage
The 30-year-old previously nuptials was with Legendary Argentine footballer, Diego Maradona’s daughter, Giannina Maradona. Kun and his former wife, Giannina went to exchange wedding vows in 2008 and welcomed their first child as a son, Benjamín on 19 February 2009 in Madrid.
Kun Aguero and his former wife Giannina with their son Benjamín in June 2009 (Picture: Zimbio)
However, almost four years after the marriage, the former decided to part ways. After Kun’s broken marriage, there were many hot brunettes that the player was linked with. Some of his possible girlfriend names were Argentine singer, Karina Tejeda, footballer, Toni Duggan, and even the Instagram model, Zoe Cristofoli. Not just them, Kun is also briefly linked to former English footballer, Ashley Ward’s daughter, Taylor Ward.
Some Interesting Facts About Kun Aguero
- His first name Kun was kept by his grandparents is a resemblance to Japanese anime character Kum Kum.
- Unlike his siblings, he chose to keep the surname of his mother not his father.
- For his National squad, he has won the 2005 Olympic Gold Medal and the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.