The striker said: "In Holland, when they see our games, they say Higuain looks like me. But even more funny is that also my mother has said: 'When I see Higuain, he reminds me of you when you were 21'!
"I have never told Gonzalo this, but now you know ..."
Van Nistelrooy added: "I think he is scoring goals and doing a lot more. He has quality. He has improved a lot since he arrived. Now he is more confident."