Gerardo Flores Zúñiga
|Full name||Gerardo Flores Zúñiga|
|Date of birth||5 February 1986|
|Place of birth||Xochitepec, Morelos, Mexico|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Right Wing-Back , Right Midfielder|
|Current club||Cruz Azul|
|2008–2010||→ Jaguares (loan)||38||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 June 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Gerardo Flores began his football career with cross town club Zacatepec FC in Morelos, Mexico. During his stay at Zacatepec, he would be called to the Mexican squad that would participate in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in Finland by coach Julio Grondona.
Gerardo Flores played only one match with Zacatepec, in a quarter final game of the Clausura 2004 season versus Club Leon .
Flores came to CF Monterrey in 2005. he began playing with Monterrey's B team in the Primera A, but eventually rose to the first team. During the Clausura 2007 season Gerardo Flores made his professional debut for CF Monterrey under Coach Miguel Herrera, on February 17, 2007 in a 2–2 draw against Necaxa, Flores started and played the entire match. After one season with Monterrey Flores was Transferred to Atlas for the Apertura 2007 season.
Being transferred to Atlas Flores got to play in the 2008 Copa Libertadores. He was loaned for two years to Jaguares. When he returned from Chiapas, he would play two more seasons with Atlas before signing with Cruz Azul in 2011 .
Flores was loaned to Jaguares, where he would stay on loan for 2 years. during his stay Flores and his team mates helped Jaguares reach the Quarter Final of the Clausura 2009 play offs losing versus Pachuca .
He was transferred on June 2011 to Cruz Azul.
In 2003 Gerardo Flores was chosen by coach Julio Grondona to be part of the Mexican squad participating in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland . Flores played every single game in the tournament. Flores scored once in the tournament against China. Mexico reached the quarter final losing 2–0 against Argentina.
U-17 International appearances
|U-17 International appearances|
|1.||13 August 2003||Finnair Stadium, Helsinki, Finland||Colombia||0–0||2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship|
|2.||16 August 2003||Finnair Stadium, Helsinki, Finland||Finland||2–0||2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship|
|3.||19 August 2003||Finnair Stadium, Helsinki, Finland||China PR||3–3||2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship|
|4.||23 August 2003||Lahti Stadium, Lahti, Finland||Argentina||0–2||2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship Quarter Final|
U-17 International Goals
|1.||August 19, 2003||Sonera Stadium, Helsinki, Finland||China PR||1–1||3–3||2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship|
2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
When Oribe Peralta was forced to withdraw from the Mexico squad because of injury, Mexico coach José Manuel de la Torre turned to Gerardo Flores to replace him.
He started in only the two first games of Mexico in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
As of 16 June 2013
|1.||17 April 2013||Candlestick Park, San Francisco, United States||Peru||0–0||Friendly|
|2.||31 May 2013||Reliant Stadium, Houston, United States||Nigeria||2–2||Friendly|
|3.||4 June 2013||Independence Park, Kingston, Jamaica||Jamaica||1–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||7 June 2013||Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama||Panama||0–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||11 June 2013||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Costa Rica||0–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|6.||16 June 2013||Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Italy||1–2||2013 FIFA Confederations Cup|
|7.||19 June 2013||Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza, Brazil||Brazil||0–2||2013 FIFA Confederations Cup|
- InterLiga: (0)
- Champion :
- Runner-up (1): 2008
- Liga MX: (0)
- Champion :
- Runner-up (1): Torneo Clausura 2013
- Copa MX: (1)
- Champion : Clausura 2013
- FIFA 2013 Confederations Cup Profile
- Cruz Azul Player Profile
- ESPN Profile
- Televisa Deportes
- Transfermarkt profile
- Gerardo Flores Zúñiga Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)