Tigres legend Guzman surpasses Juninho to set Liga MX club appearance record for foreign players

The goalkeeper has won nine major trophies in Mexico during a sensational career, and has added a personal milestone to his glittering CV

Nahuel Guzman made history this week by surpassing former Tigres team-mate Juninho to set the club’s Liga MX appearance record for foreign players.

The Argentine goalkeeper, who joined in 2014, established the record in a 2-1 win over Tijuana.

Guzman has won nine major club trophies with Tigres and a host of individual honours.

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Guzman’s record at Tigres

The goalkeeper has now made 329 career appearances in Liga MX – one more than former centre back Juninho.

After joining Tigres from Newell’s Old Boys, Guzman has won four league titles, three Campeon de Compeones trophies, a Campeones Cup and the CONCACAF Champions League.

He’s also been named to the Liga MX Best XI three times and made the save of the season in 2015-16.

Key foreign-born Tigres players

Tigres rely on several stars born outside of Mexico, with French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac a crucial force in recent years. Florian Thauvin will join his compatriot Gignac from Marseille after the Olympics.

Guzman and co will play Toluca on Sunday in their second Apertura match.

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