Mexico: Tear-Jerking Scenes As Tigres Veteran Damian Alvarez, 38, Lifts Liga MX Trophy One Last Time Before Retirement (Video)

Chris Wright

11th, December 2017

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Tigres shored up the Liga MX title on Sunday night by hammering out a steadfast 2-1 victory over Monterrey to register a 3-2 aggregate win overall and snaffle the Apertura trophy for the sixth time in their history.

Added to the jubilation of success, there was also an added injection of emotion at full-time as long-serving Tigres stalwart Damian Alvarez was handed the captain’s armband by skipper Juninho and allowed to lift the silverware one last time before heading off into retirement…

At the grand old age of 38, Alvarez – a jinky left winger – is now bowing out after making nearly 300 appearances and winning three league titles in seven years at Tigres.

What a way to go out!

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