Gabriel Batistuta began his career in the early 80 when he joined the youth club of Sportivo Italiano. Later he moved to Newell Old Boys, where he played from 1987 to 1989. He also began his professional career with them in 1988. After playing with them for two seasons, he got an offer from River Plate, where he played from 1989 to 1990. He later went to Boca Juniors, where he did decent work, scoring 13 goals in 34 league appearances. 

In 1991, he moved to Italy, where he was signed by Fiorentina. He played with them till 2000, and scored 167 goals in 269 league games. From 2000 to 2003, he played with Roma, scoring 30 goals in 63 league appearances. In his 2003 season, he went to Inter Milan on loan. From 2003 to 2004, he remained in Qatar, where he played football with Al-Arabi. 

In 1991, he made his national team debut. He played with the Argentina national team till 2002 and managed to score 56 goals in 76 appearances. He won the 1991 and 1993 Copa America trophy with Argentina. He also won the FIFA Confederations Cup and UEFA Cup of Champions. 

He has also won various Titles in club football such as Coppa Italia, Serie B, Serie A, etc. His personal honors include the Copa America Golden Boot, Argentina Player of the Year, Italian Football Hall of Fame, etc. 

Conclusion

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Gabriel Batistuta is a phenomenal person, who has done unbelievable work in his life. He has spent most of his life as a footballer. He achieved numerous milestones in his footballing career, and even though he retired a long ago, he is still very much an icon of the game. He has won many titles and has scored numerous goals as a striker. He is considered as the best striker of his generation.

 

 

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