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Henry Martin, fourth highest scorer for América in the history of the Clásico

Martín scored his sixth Clásico goal against Chivas in the 4-2 win on Saturday night.

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Martín scored his sixth Clásico goal against Chivas in the 4-2 win on Saturday night.
Francisco GuascoEFE

Club América striker Henry Martin scored his sixth goal in a Clásico against Chivas in the 4-2 win on Saturday night to position himself as the fourth highest scorer for the club against their eternal rivals. He is now only behind the ten goals scored by Luis Roberto Alves “Zaguinho”, as well as the eight scored by his father, the famous “Lone Wolf” José Alves Zague and the Brazilian Francisco Moacyr.

No doubt about it, it is some achievement to be in four highest scorers in the Clásico, considering the long list of legendary of América strikers, including Horacio López Salgado, Enrique Borja, Alcindo Martha da Freitas, Norberto Outes , Agustín Manzo, Carlos Hermosillo, Salvador Cabañas and Raúl Jiménez, among others.

Martín has fully earned his place in América history thanks to his 79th goal as a striker for the Águilas and putting himself only 14 goals away from the ninth scorer in the history of the club, Carlos Hermosillo with 93 goals.

The top scorer in the club’s history is Luis Roberto Alves “Zaguinho” with 190.

After Zaguinho come Cuauhtémoc Blanco with 153, Octavio Vial (148), José Alves “Zague” (106), Enrique Borja (103), Eduardo González (102), Salvador Cabañas (98), Carlos Reinoso (95), Carlos Hermosillo (93) and Henry Martín (79).

The ones Martín has overtaken

Martin has surpassed Gonzalo Farfán with 76 and Oribe Peralta with 74, as well as Javier “Chalo” Fragoso with 66 and Antonio Carlos Santos with 64.