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Hernán Crespo

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Birthday
5, 1975
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina

About

Prolific Argentine goalscorer who amassed over 300 goals during his 19-year soccer career.

Before Fame

He, like many Buenos Aires boys, grew up watching the local River Plate team and the Argentine national team.

Trivia

His Parma club earned a world-record £35-million transfer fee in 1999 when he was sent to play with Lazio after leading Parma to the 1998-99 Italian Cup.

Family Life

His grandmother was Polish, which was enough of a connection to earn him the nickname, "El Polaco."

Associated With

He played alongside fellow scorer Lionel Messi on Argentina's national team from 2005 to 2007.