Carlos Tevez signs new deal at Boca Juniors aged 36 as former Manchester City and Manchester United striker aims for Copa Libertadores title
- Carlos Tevez has signed a new deal at Boca Juniors – where he began his career
- The 36-year-old was Boca’s top goalscorer in last season’s Argentinian top-flight
- Tevez has also played for West Ham, Manchester City and Manchester United
Carlos Tevez has signed a new deal at Boca Juniors, which could see the Argentinian striker playing for the club at the age of 37.
Images on social media showed the former Manchester United and Manchester City striker signing his new deal at the club where he began his professional career.
Tevez was Boca Juniors’ top scorer in the 2019-20 Primera Division season, with nine goals to his name.
Argentinian star Carlos Tevez has signed a new one-year deal at Boca Juniors at the age of 36
Local media claims that Tevez has signed a one-year deal until June 2021, with the option of a six-month extension.
Despite doubts about his future at the Argentinian giants, it was expected that the 36-year-old would remain at the club due to his desire to win a second Copa Libertadores with Boca.
Tevez came through the Boca Juniors youth ranks before breaking into the club’s first-team in 2001.
Tevez began his professional career with Boca Juniors, winning the 2003 Copa Libertadores
The forward helped his side win several top-flight honours, including the 2003 Libertadores, before moving to Brazilian side Corinthians in 2005.
After netting 25 goals in 38 games in Brazil, Tevez then moved to England to link up with Alan Pardew’s West Ham United.
The striker also played for European giants Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus before returning Boca in 2015.
Tevez enjoyed great success as a player in Europe and won three Premier League titles
Tevez also won the 2008 Champions League trophy with Manchester United
The Argentinian then joined Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in 2017 before returning to Boca for a third spell in 2018.
Overall, Tevez has won 25 club honours, including three Premier League trophies, two Serie A titles and the 2008 Champions League with Manchester United.
Tevez has also been capped 76 times by his country, scoring 13 international goals. He won Olympic Gold with Argentina in Athens 2004.
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