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10 curiosities about the 'new signing of the Barça: the 'Kun' Agüero

Published:31/05/2021 - 18:38h

Updated:31/05/2021 - 18:38h

They are few those that really are knowledgeable on the life of the new player of the FC Barcelona, Sergio Agüero, one of these details is the origin of his nickname: 'Kun'

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It is not secret that Sergio 'Kun' Agüero is a crack consecrated. And, in spite of that it is a footballer that has a big world-wide recognition, perhaps a lot of desconocen these 10 curiosities on his personal life and futbolística. Some appearances that allow to see, to detail, to a man multifacético from distinct perspectives, and that has won the affection and respect of many by his form to be and by what shows in field.

1- The origin of the nickname 'Kun'

It results a curious history. Of boy, Sergio Agüero was admirer of some Japanese cartoons where participated a character called 'Kum Kum'. As it has explained it the own player, went the grandparents of the footballer those that began to call it 'Kun', this by his physical resemblance with the character of the series.

2. Six brothers, with distinct surname

Sergio 'Kun' Agüero is the second of a family with six brothers more. But he is the only that uses "Agüero", the surname of his mother. His others six brothers use the surname "Of the Castle" of the father. What wants to say that Sergio very could have used said surname of his father, in place of 'Agüero'. Definitely, a curious detail that few know.

3. Two brothers footballers

By incredible that can be, the 'Kun' is not the only footballer of his family, has two brothers that also are it. His brother Mauritius, of 25 years, has been a member of the Independent of Avellaneda of Argentina during this last season, team in which it grew Sergio. Whereas Gastón, of 23 years, has played in San Miguel of the B Metropolitan Argentinian.

4- His son has a grandfather and a very special godfather

Sergio Agüero has a son that is grandson at all less than of Diego Armando Maradona, the legend of the world-wide football that died the past 25 November. Been born in 2009 (when the 'Kun' was a member of the Athletic of Madrid), Benjamín Agüero Maradona has also a very special godfather: Lionel Messi.

5- Debutante precocious

Although they already have passed 18 years, the 'Kun' Agüero keeps on being the debutante younger of the maximum Argentinian category. It did his debut in the same dressing the T-shirt of the Independent with so alone 15 years, 1 month and 3 days, surpassing the record of precocity of Diego Armando Maradona.

6- The traspaso costlier of the Athletic

It was in May of 2006, when Sergio had grieve 17 years, that oficializó his signing by the Athletic of Madrid. His traspaso cost 21 million euros to the group colchonero, turning into the most expensive of the history of the Club until this moment. Since, the Athletic has disbursed quantities more been bulky by multiple players like Joao Félix, Diego Coast, Antoine Griezmann or Thomas Lemar, among others.

7- olympic Champion… beside Messi

It was in 2008 when Sergio Agüero saw how did reality the dream to participate in some Olympic games. No sucedió only this, but it went back home with the medal of gold hanged of the neck. In that team also was Lionel Messi, with the one who has shared a lot of minutes on the lawn with the Argentinian selection.

8- record Man of the City and of the Premier

In the Manchester City is where the 'Kun' Agüero attained to build a golden history. There it attained to beat a lot of record so much in the citizen picture as in the Premier League. The most important: be the maximum goleador of the history of the Club. It was therefore that to his game, after finalising agreement with the English institution, was ovacionado by all.

9- Has a song with his name!

If to somebody suddenly has win to dance, a simple research in the networks will carry him to a video of the 'Kun' Agüero singing and dancing a song with his name, elaborated by the group of cumbia Argentinian 'The Loyal'. Undoubtedly a curious and surprising appearance of this charismatic Argentinian footballer.

10- it Is 'streamer' in his free time

Surely the more youngsters already will know it, but 'Kun' Agüero is a big fan to the streamings that take place in the networks. Has an account in Twitch and from October also has a channel typical of esports that calls KRU, in a game of words between' crew' (crew in English) and the acronyms of the KUN.

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