Carlos Ruiz to play in Paraguay
[MLS] Carlos Ruiz, who scored 82 goals
in seven MLS seasons (2002-08), is signing a six-month contract with Paraguay's
Olimpia according to Guatemala's Prensa Libre newspaper.
The 29-year-old Guatemalan striker, who scored the golden goal that gave the Los
Angeles Galaxy its first MLS title, in 2002, was released by Toronto FC after
the 2008 season.
Ruiz, who was MLS MVP in 2002, moved from the Galaxy to FC Dallas in 2005 to
make room for Landon Donovan. Ruiz returned to L.A. in 2008. But he
suffered a knee injury in the season opener -- on a red-card foul from behind
delivered by Colorado rookie Ciaran O'Brien -- and never regained his
He scored only one goal for the Galaxy in 2008 before being traded to Toronto,
where he went scoreless in five appearances.
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