Club de Fútbol Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León or simply Tigres UANL is a Liga MX football club in San Nicolás de los Garza, a city in the Monterrey metropolitan area, Mexico. Founded in 1960, the club has spent most of its history in Liga MX, the top tier of the Mexican football league system.
The club had their first major success in the 1975–76 season, becoming the first team from the state of Nuevo Leon to win a trophy by conquering the Copa MX. In the 1977–78, they won their first Liga MX championship. Tigres has won the Liga MX five times and the Copa MX three times. The team was the 2015 Copa Libertadores runner-up, losing the finals against River Plate.
Tigres is the official team of the public University of the state of Nuevo León, the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Their home is the 41,650 capacity Estadio Universitario, located inside the University complex in San Nicolás de los Garza. The team’s traditional kit colours are gold and blue.
It is one of the two professional football teams of Nuevo León. Tigres have a fierce rivalry with Monterrey, with whom they have contested the Clásico Regiomontano since 1974, a derby that is considered as one of the most heated rivalries in Mexican sport.