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Rubén Ruiz Díaz

Rubén Ruiz Díaz
Personal information
Full name Rubén Martín Ruiz Díaz Romero
Date of birth (1969-11-11) 11 November 1969
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 Rubio Ñú
1989–1990 Talleres
1990–1991 San Lorenzo 61 (0)
1992–1998 Monterrey 147 (0)
1999 Puebla 12 (0)
1999 Estudiantes
2000–2002 Talleres
2003 Zacatepec 16 (0)
2004–2005 Necaxa 12 (0)
National team
1992 Paraguay U23
1989–1998 Paraguay 14 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 June 2009.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 July 2007

Rubén Martín Ruiz Díaz Romero (born 11 November 1969) is a former Paraguayan football goalkeeper, who was nicknamed "Puchi" and "La Bomba" during his career. He represented Paraguay at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. In the 1990s, he became a referent of the Mexican outfit Monterrey.


  • Club 1
  • International 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Born in Asunción, Ruiz Díaz began playing football in the youth side of Club Rubio Ñu, before making his senior debut for the club at age 15. He played professional football in the Primera División Argentina and Primera División de México.[1]


Ruiz Díaz made his international debut for the Paraguay national football team on 9 July 1989 in a 1989 Copa América match against Brazil (2–0 loss). He obtained a total number of 11 international caps, earning his last cap in 1998.


  1. ^ Villanueva, Artemio (26 March 2007). "Rubén Martín Ruiz Díaz: Un triunfador en el arco" [Rubén Martín Ruiz Díaz: A winner in the arc] (in Spanish). ABC. 

External links

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  • Rubén Ruiz Díaz Liga MX stats at Medio (Spanish)

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