Rigoberto Gómez

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Rigoberto Gómez
Personal information
Full name Rigoberto Gómez Laínez
Date of birth (1977-01-09) January 9, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–present Comunicaciones 92 (1)
National team
1998–present Guatemala 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 March 2007.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2007
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gómez and the second or maternal family name is Laínez.

Rigoberto Gómez Laínez (born January 9, 1977) is a Honduran football midfielder who currently plays for Comunicaciones of the Guatemala's top division.

Club career[edit]

The rather short Gómez started playing for Comunicaciones in 1996 and has not featured for any other team since, making him one of their most loyal and experienced players.[1] As of June, 2014 Gómez signed for another season for Comunicaciones. [2]

International career[edit]

Although born in neighbouring Honduras, Gómez ironically made his debut for Guatemala at the November 1998 Hurricane Relief Tournament in Los Angeles against Honduras and has, as of January 2010, earned a total of 15 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches [3] and at the 2000,[4] 2005[5] and 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup[6] Finals.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 17 October 2007 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States  Mexico 1-0 3-2 Friendly match

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