Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero and his goalscoring records

Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero and his goalscoring records

The Argentine striker is the owner of some of the top landmarks in English football

The striker 'Kun' Agüero is a record breaking footballer. He made his debut in the Argentinian league at the age of 15 years and 35 days with Club Atlético Independiente to become the youngest player ever to do so, surpassing another legend in Diego Maradona. Since then, the records have continued to fall, primarily in the Premier League where the Argentine spent the last 10 seasons with Manchester City. 

All time top scorer at Manchester City

In Manchester he will be remembered for his goal. He leaves Manchester City as the club's all time top scorer with 260 goals in all competitions, some distance ahead of his nearest rival Eric Brook on 177 goals. 

Premier league goals with the same team 

Of those 260 goals, 184 came in the Premier League, a record for a player with same team. His goal places him one ahead of Wayne Rooney on 183 and other English league legends such as Thierry Henry (175), Harry Kane (166) and Alan Shearer (148). 

Agüero is also fourth on the Premier League all time list of scorers behind Alan Shearer (260), Wayne Rooney (208) and Andrew Cole (187). 

Foreign player with most goals 

184 goals in the Premier League situate Agüero as the foreign player with most goals in the league ahead of Frenchman Thierry Henry (175), Dutchmen Robin van Persie (144) and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (127) and Irishman Robbie Keane. 

Furthermore, he is the player how has scored most hat-tricks in Premier League history with a total of 12, ahead of Alan Shearer on 11 and Robbie Fowler on 9. 

Best average: a goal every 108 minutes

If we take a more in depth look at the stats we see that Agüero is the player with the best goals per minutes played ratio in the Premier League. In his 275 appearances he scored a goal every 108 minutes ahead of Thierry Henry and Harry Kane (every 122 minutes), Ruud van Nistelrooy (every 128 minutes) and Mohamed Salah (every 130 minutes). 

Third on the all time list with Argentina

Away from the Premier League, Agüero is the third highest scorer of all time with the Argentine national side. He currently stand on a total of 42 goals with only Leo Messi (71) and Gabriel Batistuta (54) ahead of him.

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