|Full name||Héctor Reynoso López|
|Date of birth||October 3, 1980|
|Place of birth||Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Héctor Reynoso López (born October 3, 1980 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican football defender. He currently plays for Chivas de Guadalajara, wearing jersey #4 and is team captain. Reynoso made his professional debut on April 17, 2001 against Tigres.
During the Clausura 2006 tournament, Reynoso played and started in all 17 games. He completed 12 of them and entered as a sub in 3 games. He received 5 yellow cards and scored 0 goals. He scored a vital goal in the second game of the Copa Libertadores two-game series against Independiente Santa Fe of Colombia, where he scored in the 6th minute. Thanks to Reynoso's goal, Chivas advanced to the quarterfinals of the South American tournament by an aggregate score of 4-3. (Chivas won the first game 3-0, but lost the second 3-1). Reynoso has become a vital part of the Chivas defense with his great playing and defensive skills. Reynoso was the team Captain for the Peace Cup, because the regular team Captain Ramon Morales and Vice-Captain Omar Bravo were in Venezuela playing with the Mexican National Football Team at Copa America. He captained the game in which Chivas beat Racing de Santander 5-0.
Reynoso is known by many Mexican soccer commentators as "Samson", because of his long and curly hairstyle.
In a 2009 Libertadores Santander cup game against Everton from Chile, Reynoso coughed four times in the face of Sebastian Penco before shooting mucus on his counterpart as if he wanted to deliver the swine flu. Reynoso later apologized for the incident, but his actions were recorded and made headline news all over the world.
On June 19, 2011, Reynoso was called up to participate in the 2011 Gold Cup as one of the replacement for five suspended players, he was also called up to the 2011 Copa América as an overage player replacing injured Jonny Magallón, thus receiving his first call-up to the national team. He earned his first cap in the victorious Gold Cup Final against the United States on June 25, coming on as a substitute for the injured Rafael Márquez.
As of 12 July 2011
|1.||25 June 2011||Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States||United States||4–2||2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|2.||4 July 2011||Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina||Chile||1–2||2011 Copa América|
|3.||8 July 2011||Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Argentina||Peru||0–1||2011 Copa América|
|4.||12 July 2011||Estadio Ciudad de La Plata La Plata, Argentina||Uruguay||0–1||2011 Copa América|
- Transfermarkt profile
- Héctor Reynoso stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)
- "Mexican player threatens opponent with swine flu". inside World Soccer. 1 May 2009.
- Reynoso to be suspended because of 'swine flu incident' Retrieved on May 4, 2009
Luis Ernesto Michel
|Club Deportivo Guadalajara captain