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Food Mondial - Gignac boycotted America and the All Star Game

Food Mondial – Gignac boycotted America and the All Star Game

Frenchman Andre-Pierre Gignac has been declared unavailable due to his absence from the list of players invited to the 2022 All Star Game in Minneapolis. A personal issue “. In fact, the Monterey Tigers striker abandoned the trip due to health requirements in the United States.

Andre-Pierre Gignac, selected from the All Star Game 2022, the competition between the best players in Major League Soccer and the Mexican championship, will not participate in the event scheduled in Minneapolis. The Monterrey Tigres striker was not on the list of 25 players invited by Liga MX. The official reason? According to the Mexican Championship, the French “” A personal issue “. The authority did not provide further details to explain the absence of the local star.


But the next day, Mexican newspaper Cancha reported that André-Pierre Gignac, who had not been vaccinated against Covid-19, wanted to avoid any trouble in the United States, where vaccination is mandatory for foreigners arriving. A version quickly confirmed by key stakeholders in social networks. ” I spoke to the board regarding the issue that arose today (Wednesday).The former Olympique de Marseille player wrote on his Instagram account. I asked them to respect my choice regarding my education, my family and my appearance. »

There is no doubt that the tricolor international did not play the preparation match between the Tigers and Santos in San Antonio on June 22. At this time, ” Personal reasons Officially barring him from traveling, the media did not seek to find out more. But a month later, for an event like the All Star Game, Andre-Pierre Gignac had to explain himself and take his choice.

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