Gabriel Omar Batistuta

born in: Reconquista (Argentina)
on: 1 February 1969
height: m. 1,85
weight: kg. 73
position: forward
international: gp 74, gs 54
international debut: June 1991, v Brazil
world cups played:
94, 98
transfer fee: 34,0

Winner of the Silver Shoe trophy in France 1998 World Cup, Batistuta is one of the best strikers in the world, he is fearless, powerful and sets his sails straight for goal, a real team leader. Known around the world as "BatiGOL" by his facility of making goals. Has a powerful right foot shot (about 150 km/h). Scored his 100th Serie A goal on January '98. With his transfer to AS Roma after 9 years with Fiorentina, Batistuta became the best paid forward in the world. Gabriel is the all time ever best scorer in the national team.


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