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Carlos Ruiz

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Carlos Humberto Ruiz Gutiérrez (born 15 September 1979), initially nicknamed El Pescadito or "The Little Fish" but later became El Pescado or "The Fish" (even by Spanish-speakers), is a Guatemalan former professional footballer who played as a striker. A product of CSD Municipal's youth academy, Ruiz has played for five MLS clubs (Los Angeles Galaxy, FC Dallas, Toronto FC, Philadelphia Union, and D.C. United), scoring 88 goals in 182 MLS regular-season matches and 16 goals in the post-season, which is the second most post-season goals in MLS history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Ruiz has received more than 71,944 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Carlos Ruiz is the 5,290th most popular soccer player (up from 5,520th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Guatemala (down from 32nd in 2019) and the most popular Guatemalan Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 72k

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  • 39.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Carlos Ruiz ranks 5,290 out of 16,880Before him are Jim Leighton, Eraldo Pecci, Kalu Uche, David Odonkor, Jonathan dos Santos, and Aksel V. Johannesen. After him are Germán Pezzella, Breno Borges, Victor Osimhen, Ronald Worm, Mario Lemina, and Zé Elias.

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Among people born in 1979, Carlos Ruiz ranks 274Before him are Lindy Booth, Sophie Monk, Tobias Linderoth, Joe Chen, Giorgio Pantano, and Lake Bell. After him are Jens Bergensten, Artur Taymazov, Fábio Aurélio, Albert Jorquera, Francileudo Santos, and Anthony Davidson.

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In Guatemala

Among people born in Guatemala, Carlos Ruiz ranks 36 out of 42Before him are Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (1947), José María Orellana (1872), Alfonso Portillo (1951), Ricardo Arjona (1964), Rodolfo Quezada Toruño (1932), and Carlos Batres (1968). After him are Norma Cruz (1962), Luis von Ahn (1978), Thelma Aldana (1955), Soluna Samay (1990), Marco Pappa (1987), and Erick Barrondo (1991).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Guatemala

Among soccer players born in Guatemala, Carlos Ruiz ranks 1After him are Marco Pappa (1987).