Adolfo Ríos in 2014
|Full name||José Adolfo Ríos García|
|Date of birth||11 December 1966|
|Place of birth||Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 18, 2007|
Ríos García made his debut for UNAM in 1985 and remained there until 1990, when he went to play for Veracruz. He was a starter for Veracruz, playing 7 years, making over 230 appearances for the team. In 1997, he went on to play for Necaxa. In the winter of 1998, he became won the Mexican Primera División for the first time, defeating Chivas de Guadalajara on an aggregate score of 0–2. He continued to play with the club for one more season, making 72 appearances with the club in total. In the summer of 1999, he transferred to Club America, and became an instant starter. In the summer of 2002, he was the starting goalkeeper for America in their victory against Necaxa in the Championship Final, which allowed him to win the second Mexican Primera División title of his career, and Club America's ninth overall. In the Clausura 2004, Ríos suffered an injury, which ruled him out for several weeks. He was replaced in goal by Guillermo Ochoa. Later, both Ríos and Ochoa shared the starting spot, and after the quarter final, in which America was eliminated, Ríos announces his retirement from professional football at 37 years of age, following a career spanning about two decades.
At international level, Ríos played for Mexico as starter at two Copa América tournaments, in 1997 and 1999. At both editions of the competition, he helped Mexico reach the semi-finals and obtain third place medals. He was starter at the 1999 Nike US Cup, which Mexico won.
In 2012, Ríos was presented as the new president of Club Querétaro. He resigned at the end of 2014, after 2 years in service. Rios was known as "El Arquero De Cristo".
- Club América
- Primera División de México: Verano 2002
- Club Necaxa
- Primera División de México: Invierno 1998
- Adolfo Ríos at National-Football-Teams.com
- Adolfo Ríos (José Adolfo Ríos García) – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)
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