Rubén Toribio Díaz

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Rubén Toribio Díaz
Personal information
Full name Ruben Toribio Díaz Rivas
Date of birth (1952-04-17) April 17, 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1973 Deportivo Municipal
1974–1976 Universitario de Deportes
1977–1986 Sporting Cristal
National team
1972–1985 Peru 89 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rubén Toribio Díaz Rivas (born 17 April 1952 in Lima) is a retired professional footballer from Peru. He competed for the Peru national football team at the 1978 and 1982 FIFA World Cup. He was part of the Peru team that won the Copa América in 1975.[1] He made a total of 89 appearances for Peru, making him the 5th most capped player for the Peru team (as of April 2008).[2]

Díaz played for Deportivo Municipal, Universitario de Deportes and Sporting Cristal in Peru. During his time with Sporting Cristal he was part of three league championship winning campaigns (1979, 1989 & 1983).

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