Watch Carlos Tévez's Wild Career Highlights On His Birthday
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These Carlos Tevez career highlights are wild. He is just too strong, too potent, too accurate. In one word: uncontainable.
The Argentine turned 34 on Monday and we thought it was worth remembering some of his best goals and plays.
El Apache started his professional career playing for Boca Juniors in 2001. He was only 16 years old.
Between 2001 and 2005, Tévez played 110 games for Boca Juniors and scored 38 goals.
He became Argentina's Primera División champion in 2003 and won the Copa Libertadores in the same year and was named the tournament's most valued player.
A star was rising in South America.
In 2005, he was signed by Brazilian side Corinthians, where he established his quality and potential.
In two years playing in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, 'Carlitos' scored 46 goals in 76 games. Tévez won the title for Corinthians in 2005. Moreover, he was named the league's best player that same year.
It was at that point that Carlos Tévez really caught the eye of some European clubs.
West Ham United managed to sign him in 2006. Tévez scored seven goals for the Hammers that season, the most important being the one against champions Manchester United.
That goal saved West Ham from relegation that year and also propelled Tévez into Manchester United.
Sir Alex Ferguson saw something in the Argentine and boy was he right.
El Apache spent two seasons playing for United. He scored 34 goals in 99 games, won the Premier League twice and the Champions League once in 2008.
But the Argentine was restless and wanted out of Manchester United. In 2009, he joined cross-town rival Manchester City.
Tévez didn't win as many titles playing for the Citizens as he had done playing for Manchester United. He managed, however, to win the Premier League title in 2011-2012, the FA Cup one year earlier and the FA Community Shield in 2012.
Moreover, he won the Premier League's Golden Boot in 2010-2011. With City, He scored 73 goals in 148 games.
In 2013, amidst rumors of retirement and homecoming to Boca Juniors, Carlos Tévez signed for Juventus.
In two seasons playing for La Vecchia Signora, Tévez proved we was still, without a shadow of a doubt, a top class player.
He won two back-to-back Serie A titles, the Supercoppa Italiana, the Coppa Italia and was Champions League runner-up as the Italians lost the final to Barcelona in 2015. He was named the 2014-2015 Serie A Footballer of the year.
In June 2015 it was officially announced that El Apache would return to former club Boca Juniors in Argentina, where he was much beloved.
Tévez made an immediate impact: He scored nine goals in 15 matches, propelling Boca to win the Argentine Primera División title and the Copa Argentina.
The prodigal son was back.
And yet, in December of 2016, it was announced Tévez would join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, where he allegedly would become the world's highest-paid player with a salary of $41 million a year.
However, it seems like Tévez was not very much in the mood for playing whilst in China. He was frequently criticized by the media for being overweight and unfit to play.
On Jan. 5, 2018, Boca Juniors announced Tévez would rejoin the club for his third spell as a Xeneize.
And so the legend continues. We hope you enjoy watching some of his career highlights.