André-Pierre Gignac

1985 - Today

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André-Pierre Christian Gignac (born 5 December 1985) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Liga MX club Tigres UANL. Gignac is described as a "powerful and dangerous" striker who is known for his "aerial presence". He is known personally by teammates and friends as simply "Dédé".Gignac began his career in his home department of Bouches-du-Rhône, playing for local club Fos and Martigues. In 2002, he ventured to the Brittany region to join professional club Lorient. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André-Pierre Gignac has received more than 2,694,079 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). André-Pierre Gignac is the 2,109th most popular soccer player (down from 1,808th in 2019), the 3,629th most popular biography from France (down from 3,092nd in 2019) and the 100th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, André-Pierre Gignac ranks 2,109 out of 16,923Before him are Samuel Umtiti, Luís Pereira, Héctor Núñez, Anders Rydberg, Michael Zorc, and Antonio Puchades. After him are Anton Janda, Luis García, Alketas Panagoulias, Marcel Artelesa, Paolo Montero, and Lorenzo Insigne.

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Among people born in 1985, André-Pierre Gignac ranks 47Before him are Łukasz Piszczek, Lassana Diarra, Guillermo Ochoa, Riccardo Montolivo, Emily Kinney, and Juanfran. After him are Roman Reigns, Fernandinho, Chace Crawford, Aleksandar Kolarov, Stan Wawrinka, and Doutzen Kroes.

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Among people born in France, André-Pierre Gignac ranks 3,629 out of 5,234Before him are Émile Champion (1879), François Sudre (1787), James Smithson (1765), Tignous (1957), Étienne Brûlé (1592), and Rachida Dati (1965). After him are Colin Clive (1900), Aimée Antoinette Camus (1879), Daniel Marot (1661), Marcel Artelesa (1938), Michael Vartan (1968), and Palisot de Beauvois (1752).


Among soccer players born in France, André-Pierre Gignac ranks 100Before him are Bacary Sagna (1983), Riyad Mahrez (1991), Yvon Douis (1935), Jérémy Mathieu (1983), Norbert Eschmann (1933), and Maxime Bossis (1955). After him are Marcel Artelesa (1938), Alain Boghossian (1970), Hatem Ben Arfa (1987), Maurice Lafont (1927), René Girard (1954), and Alfred Aston (1912).

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