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It is undeniable the good moment that lives Henry Martin. After going through difficult times with the Águilas del América, the goalscorer and current team captain He is the greatest blue-cream figure and he reaffirmed it with a hat-trick in the 6-0 win against Mazatlán for the fourth day of the Clausura 2023 Tournament of Liga MX.
With these goals, the ‘Bomba’ Martín not only reaffirms himself as an idol of the Eagles, but also He was only one goal away from equalizing and two from unseating other greats of the past, such as Cuauhtémoc Blanco and Oribe Peraltain Club América’s table of top scorers of the 21st century.
Henry Martín, who turned 30 in November, came to 73 goals in official matches as an American player and if he manages to score again in the next match against Santos Laguna on Saturday, February 4, he could equal or exceed the mark set by Peralta and ‘Cuau’.
But the Mexican goalscorer will have a long way to go to occupy the top of the scoring table, which is still held by the Paraguayan Salvador Cabañas with 98 goals. Precisely a week ago the South American was present in Coapa and Henry Martín himself shared a few words with him and in a comical way (and with some cabal), he passed his hands over the legs of the retired footballer to be able to “have part of his talent”. .
Henry Martín with a humble attitude towards the future
After the match against the Cañoneros del Mazatlán, the author of the Águilas hat-trick did not escape the press. Henry Martín, direct with his statements and humble in his appreciations, thanked all the support he has been receiving from the clubstarting with the coaching staff led by Fernando ‘Tano’ Ortiz, and highlighting his teammates.
“Today the team showed a lot of unity, humility and a lot of sacrifice. The goals would not have been possible without the support of my teammates,” La Bomba told the press.
Likewise, Henry Martín took off the weight of his excellent football news and attributed all the success to his teammates: “If you realize it, it would not be possible without my teammates. The goals I score are passes that leave me in front of the goal and I just have to push it”.