Víctor Ruiz (Mexican footballer)

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Víctor Ruiz del Valle (born 7 June 1969) was a Mexican football midfielder with Cruz Azul.

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Born in Santiago Tepeyahualco, Hidalgo, Mexico.


He made his professional debut with Cruz Azul in the 1992–93 Mexican Primera División season. He was sold to Deportivo Toluca F.C. in 1996, where he would win three Primera titles (Verano 1998, Verano 1999 and Verano 2000).[1] He finished his career with Club Necaxa, retiring in 2006.

Ruiz made 17 appearances and scored six goals for the Mexico national team,[1] participating in the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and the qualifiers for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 November 1995 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States  Colombia 1–0 2–2 Friendly
2. 3 September 2000 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Panama 1–0 7–1 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 27 September 2000 Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, United States  Bolivia 1–0 1–0 Friendly
4. 8 October 2000 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Trinidad and Tobago 7–0 7–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 1 June 2001 Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium, Ulsan, South Korea  South Korea 1–1 1–2 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup
6. 20 June 2001 Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras  Honduras 1–3 1–3 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ a b Perales, Susana (16 March 2012). "Un mediocampista tricampeón" [A three-times champion midfielder] (in Spanish). El Sol de Hidalgo. 
  2. ^ Víctor RuizFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Ruiz, Víctor". National Football Teams. Retrieved 17 January 2017. 

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