Carlos Tevez – Profile

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Carlos Tevez Carlos Alberto Tévez (born 5 February 1984 in Ciudadela, Buenos Aires Province) is an Argentine footballer who made his name with Argentine giants Boca Juniors, Corinthians in Brazil and later in England with West Ham United. He is currently playing for Manchester United, on a two-year loan from Media Sports Investments.

He is regarded as one of the most promising prospects to come out of Argentina. Like Argentine teammate Lionel Messi, he has been labelled as the “New Maradona”. Diego Maradona once described him as the “Argentine prophet for the 21st century”.

Full name: Carlos Alberto Tévez
Date of birth: February 05, 1984
Birthplace: Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality: Argentinian
EU passport: No
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 74 kg

Club: Manchester United
Position: Forward [C]
Number: 32
Contract expires: June 2009
Previous clubs: (youth) All Boys > Boca Juniors > (€16m) Corinthians > West Ham > (free) Manchester United

International debut: March 2004, v Ecuador
Caps: 34
Goals: 7
World cups: Germany 2006

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