The official website for European football

Carlos Tévez

Published: Monday 1 November 2010, 14.50CET
Juventus
Published: Monday 1 November 2010, 14.50CET

Carlos Tévez

Juventus

Clubs: CA Boca Juniors, SC Corinthians Paulista, West Ham United FC, Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, Juventus

• Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Tévez joined Boca Juniors as a schoolboy and rose to prominence with the club, winning four major trophies including, in 2003, the Copa Libertadores and the European/South American Cup, in which Boca defeated AC Milan in Tokyo.

• Voted South American Footballer of the Year three times in succession (2003-05), he enjoyed success in Brazil with Corinthians, inspiring the team to the Brazilian title in 2005.

• First capped by Argentina in March 2004, he won Olympic gold that year – scoring a tournament-best eight goals in Athens − and played in major tournaments for the senior team in four consecutive summers from 2004-07, including the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

• Left Corinthians after that competition in a complex transfer to English club West Ham in tandem with compatriot Javier Mascherano.

• Saved West Ham from relegation before joining Manchester United, where he won several trophies including the UEFA Champions League and two Premier League titles.

• Left United in a high-profile, cross-city move to Manchester City in summer 2009 and enjoyed the most prolific season of his career, scoring 29 goals in all competitions, including 23 in the Premier League; rewarded with the captaincy for the 2010/11 campaign by coach Roberto Mancini.

• Featured for Argentina at 2010 FIFA World Cup, taking his international tally into double figures by scoring twice in a last-16 victory over Mexico (3-1).

• Out of favour at City for the most of 2011/12 season but returned to score a number of crucial goals at the end of the term to help the side lift the Premier League title.  

• Six league goals followed in 28 Premier League appearances the following campaign for the Citizens, before a summer transfer to Serie A champions Juventus was agreed 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: winner 2008, runner-up 2009
European/South American Cup: winner 2003

Last updated: 21/08/13 13.05CET

Related information

Player profiles

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1571182.html#carlos+tevez

UEFA.com features

Who has won titles in the most European nations?
  • Who has won titles in the most European nations?
  • Penalty shoot-outs: the long and the short of it
  • Story so far: Real Madrid CF
  • Guingamp magic floors Paris
  • Fenerbahçe great Alex calls time on career
  • Gabbiadini inspires high-flying Sampdoria
  • UEFA Champions League round of 16 classics
  • UEFA Europa League stars and strikes
  • Deciding drama: The best of matchday six
  • UEFA Youth League group stage by numbers
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.