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Tevez returns to his boyhood club after spending nine years in European clubsReuters

Former Manchester United and Juventus goal poacher Carlos Tevez has completed his move to Argentine side Boca Juniors.

The 31-year-old featured for the Old Lady last season as the Turin-based side went on to feature in the final of the UEFA Champions League 2014-15, but unfortunately lost to La Liga giants Barcelona.

Tevez makes his move back to his boyhood club after featuring for nine years in Europe-based clubs, consisting of United, Juvetus, Manchester City, as well as West Ham.

Confirming the signing, Boca President Daniel Angelici said that the club are very happy to get their star player, and the presence of the three-time Premier League winner will up the quality of the team now. 

"It is a day of joy and great satisfaction," Angelici wrote in the club's facebook page.

"The return of Carlos Tevez in an extraordinary moment of his career is fantastic news for all partners and supporters of Boca and Argentine football. The presence of Carlos will give another leap in quality to the great squad we have."

The Argentine goal-poacher helped his national side progress to the last four of the Copa America 2015, as he converted his penalty during the tie-breaker in the match against Colombia.

Tevez scored the winning spot kick after the match ended goalless following 90 minutes of play and the 30 minute-extra time.

The striker moved to the Turin giants from City in 2013, and went on to win two back-to-back Serie A titles. He scored a total of 50 goals from 96 games for the Old Lady in all competitions over the two seasons, and was also adjudged the Juventus Player of the Season on both occasions.

Heavyweight clubs Paris St-Germain, Atletico Madrid, as well as Liverpool were rumoured to be chasing his prized signature this summer, but the Argentine preferred to return to the club he started his playing career with.

Tevez joined the Buenos Aires-based club as a youth in 1997, and scored 38 goals in a total of 110 games during his first spell at Boca. He also won the league in 2003 and was voted the South American Player of the Year for three straight seasons.

Juventus have already filled the void left by Tevez in the attacking department, as they snapped up Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid, this summer.

Boca are believed to be presenting the player in front of the media and the fans on 6 or 7July. 

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