|Full name||Víctor Núñez Rodríguez|
|Date of birth||15 April 1980|
|Place of birth||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Current club||CS Herediano|
|2000–2001||→ AD Limonense (loan)||31||(21)|
|2002–2003||→ Santa Barbara (loan)||18||(16)|
|2004–2006||→ Cartaginés (loan)||53||(29)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 October 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).
Víctor Núñez Rodríguez (born 15 April 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Costa Rican professional football (soccer) player who plays for Club Sport Herediano in the Primera Division de Costa Rica. He has the all time record for the number of goals in Costa Rica's first division.
Nuñez scored his first goal on 12 October of the 2000 against LD Alajuelense while playing on loan for AD Limonense. He led the domestic goal scoring charts in 2000/01 as well in the last season.[dubious ] His nickname, El Mambo, references the traditional rhythm of his home country (mambo).
He never fully earned trust at Saprissa so he was loaned again once he went back to them. After a few bad disappointing seasons with Saprissa but with a high recognition in the country, he was signed by Saprissa's archrival LD Alajuelense. He did not have a lot of options during his first year, so he was, again, loaned to CS Cartaginés and after an amazing campaign he returned to LD Alajuelense and finally became an important piece of the team.
He is a strong and decisive player who has a great ability to dribble rivals and has score amazing goals, he is usually very accurate on his shots.
Nuñez has made 17 appearances for the Costa Rica national football team since he became a Costa Rican citizen, his debut coming in a friendly against South Korea on 11 February 2006. He was part of the Costa Rica squad for 2006 FIFA World Cup held in Germany, making him the first Dominican Republic-born athlete to compete in a FIFA World Cup,.
- Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
|1.||12 September 2007||National Soccer Stadium, Toronto, Canada||Canada||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|2.||13 October 2007||Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador||El Salvador||1–0||2–2||Friendly|
|3.||21 November 2007||Estadio Rod Carew, Panama City, Panama||Panama||1–1||1–1||Friendly|
|4.||14 June 2008||Grenada National Stadium, St. George's, Grenada||Grenada||2–2||2–2||World Cup qualifier|
|5.||15 October 2008||Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, San José, Costa Rica||Haiti||2–0||2–0||World Cup qualifier|
|6.||14 January 2011||Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama||Honduras||1–0||1–1||Uncaf 2011|