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 42)
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)
1996–2014 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

Rigoberto Gómez Laínez (born January 9, 1977) is a retired Honduran football midfielder who last played 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 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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