Federico Fernando Higuaín is an Argentine footballer who plays for D.C. United in Major League Soccer as a forward or as an attacking midfielder. He played 157 games and scored 35 goals in the Argentine Primera División for River Plate, Nueva Chicago, Independiente, Godoy Cruz and Colón between 2003 and 2012. He also had brief spells in Turkey with Beşiktaş J.K. and Mexico with Club América in 2007–08. In 2012, he signed for Columbus Crew SC for a club record $650,000 USD, and won the MLS Newcomer of the Year Award in his first season. He made nearly 200 appearances and scored over 50 goals for the club, helping them to the Eastern Conference title in 2015. After leaving the Columbus Crew, he joined fellow MLS club, D.C. United in 2020.
About Federico Higuaín
Argentine forward who was named MLS Newcomer of the Year in 2012 while playing for the Columbus Crew.
He began his professional career with Argentina's Club Atlético River Plate in 2003.
He was a 2-time MLS Player of the Week during the 2012 season.
His brother Gonzalo Higuain also became a professional soccer player who began playing with Real Madrid in 2007.
He and Aaron Schoenfeld both joined the Columbus Crew in 2012.
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- Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Turkey
- Argentine expatriate sportspeople in the United States
- Nueva Chicago footballers
- Designated Players (MLS)
- Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Mexico
- Columbus Crew SC players
- Beşiktaş J.K. footballers
- Club América footballers
- Club Atlético Independiente footballers
- River Plate footballers