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Carlos Ruiz (Guatemalan footballer)

Carlos Ruiz (footballer)
Personal information
Full nameCarlos Humberto Ruíz Gutiérrez
Height1.78 m
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubVeracruz

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Carlos Humberto Ruiz Gutiérrez (born September 15, 1979 in Guatemala City), commonly nicknamed 'El Pescadito' ("The Little Fish"), is a Guatemalan footballer who currently plays for Veracruz in the Liga de Ascenso.

In his MLS career, Ruiz has scored 87 goals in 168 regular season matches and 16 postseason goals, holding the record for the most post-season goals in Major League Soccer history. He has been a member of the Guatemalan national team since 1998 and is highly regarded as one of the most prolific and clutch players to ever play for Guatemala and is their all-time leading goalscorer as well as current captain.

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