Rubén Toribio Díaz

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Rubén Toribio Díaz
Personal information
Full name Ruben Toribio Díaz Rivas
Date of birth (1952-04-17) April 17, 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1973 Deportivo Municipal
1974–1976 Universitario
1977–1986 Sporting Cristal
National team
1972–1985 Peru 89 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

Rubén Toribio Díaz Rivas (born 17 April 1952 in Lima) is a retired professional footballer from Peru.

Club career[edit]

Díaz played for Deportivo Municipal, Universitario de Deportes and Sporting Cristal in Peru. During his time with Sporting Cristal he was part of three league championship winning campaigns (1979, 1989 & 1983).

International career[edit]

He competed for the Peru national football team at the 1978 and 1982 FIFA World Cup. He was part of the Peru team that won the Copa América in 1975.[1] He made a total of 89 appearances for Peru, making him the 5th most capped player for the Peru team (as of April 2008).[2]

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