Enrique Borja wants Henry Martín to surpass him as the fifth highest historical scorer in America – La Opinion

Enrique Borja wants Henry Martín to surpass him as the fifth highest historical scorer in America – La Opinion

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In the last days, Henry Martin He equaled and surpassed the historical scorers of America Salvador Cabañas and Carlos Reinoso and was positioned on step number 7 of the Azulcrema Gold Top. Last weekend he scored his 100th goal with the Coapa jersey and this Tuesday he could equal Eduardo González Palmer, who has 101 points and ranks sixth.

But immediately, his next goal would be to reach and surpass Enrique Borjathe legendary scorer who He closed his account on 104 goalssince, in addition to this Tuesday’s match against Pachuca, corresponding to the Concacaf Champions Cupthere are still several of the Liga MX to surpass the mark and position itself in fifth place.

In this regard, Borja himself spoke with the Mexican newspaper El Universal to express your support for Henry Martín in his quest to continue rising as the Águilas’ historic scorer and he said he would very much like me to get over it.

I hope I achieve it, it would give me enormous pleasure, I love it very much. I know he went through a difficult time and got out of it… I hope he does it soon,” she expressed.

Enrique stated that it is a matter of time before it happens and that before leaving for another team he will surely surpass it, despite the fact that before the players lasted longer seasons on the teams.

“Football has changed a lot around the world. Before, the players—in some way—were on the teams more. Now, there are many factors and it is already difficult. I think he can pass me and more teammates who are up there”he noted.

Finally, regarding whether Henry Martín is on his way to becoming an idol of America, Borja preferred to leave that answer to the team’s fans, since he believes that they are the only ones who can give that status to a footballer.

“That question is for the América fans. Right now I can answer, because I am already retired and because during my time as a player and later, to this day, I have all the expressions of affection from people. They identified with me, but the public is the one who can answer that,” he concluded.

Who are America’s all-time top scorers?

Henry Martín is in position 7 of the Águilas’ top scorers and is chasing the mark of Eduardo González Palmer, who stayed at 101, but who else could he reach?

“La Bomba” is very close to 3 legends of America, although it is still far from the first three. Currently the table is composed as follows:
1.- Luis Roberto Alves “Zaguinho” – 188 goals.
2.- Cuauhtémoc Blanco – 153 goals.
3.- Octavio Vial – 152 goals.
4.- José Alves “Zague” – 109 goals.
5.- Enrique Borja – 104 goals.
6.- Eduardo González Palmer – 101 goals.
7.- Henry Martin – 100 goals.

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