World News – US – Federico Higuain traded from DC United, joins brother Gonzalo at Inter Miami CF


UPDATE (10/10/20, 4:55 p.m. ET): DC United confirmed on Saturday they traded veteran midfielder Federico Higuain to the Inter Miami CF expansion squad for $ 50,000 in 2021 General Allocation Money (GAM)

The move means he will reunite with his younger brother Gonzalo, a former Juventus forward who joined Miami this summer on a designated player contract

« Federico has been a great player in this league, » said Paul McDonough, COO and athletic director of Inter Miami, in a statement “We were excited to add more depth of offense, experience and playing ability to our roster when this opportunity presented itself. »

In 10 games (all as substitutes) with DC, Federico has scored two goals He’s been in MLS since 2012 and has 60 goals and 68 assists in 217 appearances Federico, 35, originally signed with the Black-and-Red as a free agent

“We would like to thank Pipa for his time and commitment to DC United,” Dave Kasper, DC general manager and vice president of football operations, said in a team statement “Family is important and Federico personally asked to be reunited with his brother Gonzalo in Miami We wish him the best of luck in the next chapter of his career « 

The Washington Post’s Steven Goff reported on Friday night that DC United should send Federico Higuain to Inter Miami CF for a small amount of allowance money The Post reports that Federico has asked the business to join his brother

Another current job: Federico Higuain at Inter Miami to join his brother DCU will probably receive a small amount of allowance He requested the exchange, I am told DCU grants his wish to join Gonzalo #dcu #mls

The two have never been on the same squad, although both were registered with River Plate from 2005 to 2007 Federico was on loan at Nueva Chicago during this period Since then Federico has played for five teams before to join Columbus Crew SC in 2012 He scored 55 goals in 193 crew games before joining DC United ahead of the 2020 season He made 10 substitute appearances with the Blacks and Reds this season, scoring two goals

After a rich career in Europe, Gonzalo signed with Inter Miami last month He has one goal and one assist in three starts so far

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World News – United States – Federico Higuain traded from DC United, join his brother Gonzalo at Inter Miami CF


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