Rubén Luna

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Rubén Luna
Personal information
Full name Rubén Luna
Date of birth (1992-02-10) February 10, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2009–2010 FC Dallas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 FC Dallas 28 (5)
2012 San Antonio Scorpions (loan) 0 (0)
2013 Atlanta Silverbacks 19 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 20, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rubén Luna (born February 10, 1992 in Ciudad Victoria) is a Mexican footballer who currently plays for Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Luna Mexican International had a distinguished youth career in the USSF Development Academy. In 2009, he was named the league's U16 Player of the Year following a season in which he scored 38 goals in 27 games. He was named to the U18 Development Academy Best XI in 2010. 2011 Luna was Called into Mexico U-20 Mens National Team were he played 1 game vs El Salvador team Isidro Metapan. Luna Scored as the game ended 1-1. Failed to make the Fifa U-20 World Cup for Mexico in 2011.

Professional[edit]

Taking advantage of Major League Soccer's new rules allowing clubs to sign youth players directly from their academy, FC Dallas inked Luna to his first professional contract on July 30, 2010, along with Moises Hernandez and Victor Ulloa.[1] Luna, Hernandez, and Ulloa became the second, third, and fourth FC Dallas youth players to progress to the first team following Bryan Leyva. He made his MLS debut on September 4, 2010 before scoring his first career MLS goal in a 4-2 loss on October 22, 2011 at San Jose.[2] A 19 year old Luna Appeared in 15 MLS games for Fc Dallas, scoring his lone goal of the Season in the Regular Season finale a 4-2 loss to San Jose Earthquakes on October 22, 2011. Luna's first MLS assist was a game winner to World Cup Veteran Marvin Chavez on July 31st 2011. Luna led Fc Dallas with 2 goals in CONCACAF Champions League Competition. Both goals came on his only start of the tournament in a 5-3 Loss to Tauro Fc- Panama on September 28, 2011. Luna Lead MLS Reserves in Goal Scoring Leading the League with 10 goals in 9 games. 2012 Luna played 7 games and Scored Lone Goal of the MLS season vs Portland Timbers in the 81st minute on July 22nd 2012. Luna also picked up his first two goals of the 2012 MLS Reserve League on May 1 as FC Dallas Reserves drew Sporting Kansas City Reserves 2-2. On September 4th 2012 Luna Scored against Mexican Power House Tigres in a friendly Leveling the mach 1-1.

August 20, 2012 Luna was loaned to NASL club San Antonio Scorpions towards the end of their 2012 season but failed to make an appearance for them.[3]

Luna was released by Dallas on November 7, 2012.[4]

On 19 March 2013, Luna was signed by Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League.[5] Luna Led Atlanta Silverbacks to the Clubs first Championship scoring 5 goals and finishing in 3rd place in the Golden boot race. Luna was NASL player of the Week on 3 occasions and NASL Team of the week honors on 4 occasions. On May 21, 2013 Luna Led his team in the Prestigious Lamar Hunt Open Cup Tournament scoring 2 goals vs Georgia Revolution and adding an assist vs Real Salt Lake on May 29 2013. NASL Fall Season Luna would Scored 3 Goals, Finishing 2013 with 10 Goals and 3 assist.

2014 Luna is pursuing a playing opportunity outside the U.S


Honours[edit]

2011 MLS Reserve League Leading Goal Scorer

FC Dallas[edit]

Atlanta Silverbacks[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

http://www.record.com.mx/articulo/noticias/RECORD-87400/fc-dallas-vs-tigres-87400