Maximiliano López (born April 3, 1984 in Buenos Aires,
Argentina)better known as Maxi López, is an Argentinian-Italian
football player, who currently plays for FC Barcelona of the
Spanish La Liga. His most usual demarcation are Forward.
Maxi López started his career in 1997 with River Plate. At the
age of 17 he made his senior debut. With River Plate he won the
Torneo Clausura in 2002, 2003 and 2004.
In 2005 FC Barcelona signed him for €6.2 million because of the
injury of Henrik Larsson.
Maxi López has an Italian passport which allows him to play in
the European Union without taking a place for extra-communitarians.
He is also being linked with a £7 million move to English giants
West Ham united. If it goes through the deal will take place in