- Date of Birth15 Sep 1994
- BirthplaceCórdoba, Argentina
- Height1.83m (6' 0)
- Weight110.5kg (17st 6lbs)
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A loosehead prop capped by Argentina as a 21-year-old, Facundo Gigena joined Leicester Tigers in January 2018.
He gained national representative honours at three age-group levels, including the Junior World Championships of 2013 and 2014, after starting his career with Tala in the Torneo de Cordoba.
Facundo played Super Rugby with the Jaguares and made his senior international debut against Chile in Santiago in June 2016, marking the occasion with a try in an 87-12 victory.
The front-rower enjoyed a breakthrough year with Tigers in 2018/19, playing 20 first-team games and gaining his first experience of European Cup rugby.
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