Wednesday November 14 2018
Higuain: ‘That’s my character’

Gonzalo Higuain explains “I’m a person with this character”, after the Milan striker was sent off against Juventus.

Pipita was facing his former club on Sunday night, and reacted furiously to being shown a late yellow card by referee Paolo Mazzoleni.

That earned him a second booking and a two game ban, though the Rossoneri are appealing that.

As a result the Argentine was awarded the Tapiro d’Oro, a gag ‘prize’ given by satirical news show Striscia La Notizia to people who have been notably embarrassed or defeated that week.

“In Turin you brought me this and I started scoring,” Higuain smiled, with Juventus given the prize in October last year after a defeat to Lazio.

“Hopefully it’s a good omen. Things went as they did, I’m a person with this character.

“I’m very happy that I received affection from the Milan fans, the club and my teammates. That’s what makes you proud.”

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