Gabriel Omar Batistuta, “Batigol”
Gabriel Omar Batistuta, better known as “Batigol”, It is one of the best strikers in the history of Argentina, one of the best in the world at the time. It coincided with other great players like Maradona and Caniggia and chronologically with other strikers like Romario, Bebeto and Ronaldo the best version, true as Mourinho, but, he earned place among the great wrecking rival networks. born 1 February 1969 in a place with a name very pugnacious, The reconquest, Argentina, “Batigol”, burst records scorers in the selection albiceleste 56 goals in 78 matches.
Batistuta is also the player who scored the most goals with Argentina shirt in World, with 10 many, which he partitioned between three World (USA94, France 98 and Korea and Japan 2002). Copa America scored thirteen goals in sixteen games also distributed in three appearances. It was in the shadow of Maradona, although its biggest explosion coincided with the decline of 10.
He began his career in Argentina, en Newell’s Old Boys, He went through River and Boca, very curious thing given the rivalry that are processed, until in 1991 he joined the Florentina. In the beautiful Italian city, He remained for nine seasons where he scored a staggering 207 goals in 332 matches. Batistuta remains an idol for fans of Florentina and one of the best players in the history of the club.
At 2000 he went to Rome, where it remained two seasons scoring 33 goals in 86 matches. Then he took a step testimonial Inter and finished his career in Qatar, at 2005. Total, Batistuta scored 299 goals in 545 matches. Then he devoted himself to play Polo professionally until 2009.
Powerful front and definer, He mastered all the arts to reach the rival network. In race, It was powerful like a horse and front of goal he did not trembled pulse to beat rival. headlong, right, left, “Batigol” He was always there to goal.
Last summer, they left a statement of an alleged friend of yours, He is stating that Batistuta could not even stand over 30 minutes for a chronic knee injuries. Days after, Batistuta, He dismissed such rumors and said to walk and run without any problems while still practicing said sports like polo and golf. Long life to “Batigol”.