French striker André-Pierre Gignac sealed the Mexican team’s victory 1-0 and celebrated by mentioning the São Paulo team
French striker André-Pierre Gignac, responsible for the goal that sealed the victory of Tigers over the Palm Trees this Sunday, 7, celebrated the feat with the caption “Go, Corinthians”In photos published on their profiles on Instagram e Twitter. A disputed game no Qatar ended with the score 1 to 0 and secured the place of the Mexican team in the Club World Cup: Tigres will be the first team in their country to reach the final of the tournament and may face the Bayern Munchen, gives Germany, or the Al-Ahly, do Egypt.
Gignac started his career at Lorient, but was soon called by Toulouse, where he became the highlight of the team in the 2008-2009 season by scoring 24 goals. The good performance was not repeated the following season, but in 2010 the striker was hired by Olympic Marseille for 16 million euros. After the contract with the French club ended, the player surprised when he signed with Tigres de México, since there were rumors of great European teams wanting him. Today, he is considered one of the biggest signings in the history of Mexican football, having even been the first Frenchman to play in a final of the Copa Libertadores de América.