Well, yeah, I was talking about the financial risk. Ten years ago, HGH injections were still pretty new, especially in Argentina, and I don't think it was all that clear that it would help turn him into a $250 million property. As to wether Diego grew up in Buenos Aires, you decide. His parents were from Corrientes province, which is still pretty remote outside Rosario. He was born in Lanus, a southern outlier of Buenos Aires D.F. and grew up in the even more outlying Villa Fiorito. Here's what Villa Fiorito looks like today: [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2fu101mlmk"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2fu101mlmk[/ame] Whether that is city slum or outlying province I'll let others decide. 40 years ago it would have been less developed. The region around Buenos Aires city has about doubled in the last 40 years. It is NOT in Buenos Aires D.F., but in Lomas de Zamora Partido of Buenos Aires Province. It's the Pampas. Here's what wikipedia says about Lomas de Zamoras district: Records show his first club as Estrella Roja (red star) in Villa Fiorita. He was sold to Argentinos Juniors and played for their youth team which was nicknamed Los Cebollitas (the little Onions) a not very polite celebration of their youth and toughness.