Gignac: top scorer in Concacaf Champions League history
André-Pierre Gignac scored the game winning goal in the final against Los Angeles Football Club to win the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League Golden Boot.
André-Pierre Gignac arrived in Mexico in 2015 to join Liga MX side Tigres UANL and since then he hasn’t stopped scoring goals and winning titles. The 35-year-old has become the top scorer in the history of Tigres surpassing Tomas Boy (139) who held the record for many years. Gignac is in the talks of being the best striker in the history of the Liga MX and his numbers speak for himself.
Goal scoring machine
The French striker has scored 167 goals in 248 appearances in all competitions for Tigres since 2015. He has won the Liga MX, Copa MX, CONCACAF Champions League and the only trophy he couldn’t lift with the Mexican side was the Copa Libertadores when Tigres lost to River Plate in the 2015 final.
After scoring the game winning goal in the 2020 Concachampions, André-Pierre Gignac became the top scorer in the history of the competition with 14 goals in 22 appearances. Tigres beat LAFC 2-1 in the final to win their first title in their history.
Con este GOL de @10APG #Gignac @TigresOficial de México 🇲🇽 se coronó campeón de la @TheChampions #Concachampions e ira a Qatar mundial de clubes Felicitaciones #Tigres y grandes @PatonGuzman @19Guidopizarro #orgulloargento 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/QwOmURpRWN— Juan Pablo Sorin (@jpsorin6) December 23, 2020
In this years’ tournament, he scored 6 goals in 4 games to win the Golden Boot, the Most Valuable Player and the Fair Play award and now he will lead Tigres to the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup tournament that is set to start in February.
Gignac’s numbers with Tigres UANL
Liga MX - 143 goals in 206 appearances
Copa MX - 2 goals in 2 appearances
Campeón de Campeones - 1 goal in 3 appearances
Concachampions - 14 goals in 22 appearances
Copa Libertadores - 7 goals in 15 appearances
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