Not since Guillermo Barros Schelotto parted ways with the Columbus Crew after the 2010 season has the Crew had a player capable of truly driving an offense or a player fans could truly get excited about.
Things have changed in Ohio since the arrival of Argentine Federico Higuain, who has made an instant impact since joining the Crew from Argentine club Colon. The older brother of Real Madrid and Argentine national team striker Gonzalo Higuain, Federico has promptly shown that he can make a name for himself and be the star striker the Crew desperately needed.
Higuain drove Columbus to a two-win week in just his second week with the team. He scored a goal and set up another in the team's 2-1 victory against Toronto FC, followed by two free kick goals in the Crew's stirring 4-3 victory against the New England Revolution.
The 27-year-old footballer has generated three goals and two assists in his three games with the Crew, and his heroics, coupled with the outstanding finishing of Ja...