Andre-Pierre Gignac

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Birthday
5, 1985
Birthplace
Martigues, France
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1985 (age 32)
Birthplace
Martigues, France

About

Professional soccer player best known as a skilled striker for Tigres UANL and the French national team. He made his international debut at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He previously made a name for himself with Olympique de Marseille.

Before Fame

He began his youth soccer career in 1990. By 1995, he'd joined his home football club Martigues. After being told he needed to bulk up to move up to the senior leagues, he moved on to the Lorient football club where he spent two years in the youth league before joining the senior team.

Trivia

He has played with a number of well known French football clubs including Pau and Toulouse.

Family Life

He and his wife have three children: two sons named André-Pierre Jr., Léonard, and a daughter named Grâce. He is the cousin of fellow soccer players Jacques Abardonado and Yohan Mollo.

Associated With

He has played alongside Tigres UANL captain Juninho.