Manchester United broke the British transfer-fee record by signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) on Tuesday, extending a summer spending spree that was sparked by its most disappointing season in a generation.
Here's all you want to know about Argentine winger Angel Di Maria:
* Ángel Fabián di María Hernández was picked up by Rosario Central in 1995. He was bought in exchange for 30 footballs from a local club
* Due to his skinny physique, Di Maria is nicknamed Fideo, or the Noodle
* Born: February 14, 1988 in Rosario, Argentina; weight: 75 kg
height: 1.80 m
* Di María is married to Jorgelina and has a daughter, Mia.
* Before he left Argentina to play for Benfica, Di Maria and six of his childhood friends had the same tattoo inked on their left forearm — "To be born in El Perdriel is the best thing that has ever happened in my life"
* Last season, Di Maria led Real Madrid in assists with 17
n At the World Cup, he led Argentina with 24 shots and 187 attacking-third touches. He also created more chances than Lionel Messi
* At Manchester United, he is expected to be handed the iconic number seven shirt, worn by George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo