Jesús Aldo de Nigris Guajardo
(born July 22, 1983 in Monterrey
, Nuevo León
) is a Mexican footballer
descent who currently plays for Rayados of Monterrey
in the Mexican 1st Division and was part of the Mexican team that won the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup
de Nigris played for Tigres UANL
early in his career. He was sold to Club Necaxa
after CD Veracruz
was demoted to the second division.
On December 5, 2008, CF Monterrey
announced the transfer of de Nigris from Necaxa on a loan. He had played for the Rayados'
youth squad before signing a professional contract for archrival Tigres.
On November 15, 2009, Aldo's brother Antonio
who played for AE Larissa
died from a heart attack at the age of 31. In the first game after his brother's death he dedicated his only goal to him in an Apertura 2009 playoff game against Club America
on November 21, 2009 in the second minute of the second half. He then scored two goals against Toluca
in the semi-final. He also scored in the final against Cruz Azul
, giving Monterrey the lead, and eventually dedicating the winning championship to his late brother.
A year later, Aldo would win his second league title with Monterrey, this time against Santos Laguna
He was called up to the Mexico national football team
for the friendly matches against Bolivia
on February 24 and New Zealand
on 3 March, 2010. Mexico defeated Bolivia 5-0, in which de Nigris entered to... Read More