Gonzalo Higuain’s “betrayal” adds fuel to Napoli’s fire as they visit Juventus

After the 10th round of Serie A, Gab Marcotti dissects Juventus’ win over Sampdoria and Frank de Boer’s status at Inter.

Carlos Tevez joined Juventus the same summer Gonzalo Higuain moved to Napoli. Inevitably it started a debate about who had got themselves the better striker. “A true Argentine doesn’t play in Turin!” declared a banner welcoming Higuain to Naples. The implication was that by not following in the footsteps of Diego Maradona, Tevez could never be considered as such. Just try telling that to Juventini and the people of Fuerte Apache, the Buenos Aires barrio where he grew up.

Flash forward three years…

The original version of this story which was published by ESPN can be viewed here.

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