Rubens Sambueza

Soccer Player

Rubens Sambueza was born in Neuquén, Neuquén Province, Argentina on January 1st, 1984 and is the Soccer Player. At the age of 40, Rubens Sambueza biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 1, 1984
Mexico, Argentina
Place of Birth
Neuquén, Neuquén Province, Argentina
40 years old
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Association Football Player
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Rubens Sambueza Life

Rubens Oscar Estuardo Sambueza (born 1 January 1984) is an Argentinaean professional footballer who plays for the Pachuca team.

He became a naturalized Mexican citizen in October 2013. His younger brother, Fabián, is also a professional footballer.


Rubens Sambueza Career

Club career

Sambueza made his debut for the first team on November 30, 2003, defeating Lans 2–0. He was a member of the Clausura 2004 squad. Sambueza played 49 games at River Plate, scoring three goals.

Sambueza was sent on-loan to UNAM Pumas in Mexico, wearing number 11 of legendary player Hugo Sánchez's outfit for the Apertura 2007-2008 tournament. He made his Premiership debut against Guadalajara, losing in a 1–1 draw. He appeared in fourteen games in total, including two assists and scoring two goals against UANL Tigres and two others this season, most notably against Pachuca, which led UNAM to the playoffs, before losing in the final against Atlante F.C. Sambueza played sixteen matches in the Clausura 2008 tournament, scoring two more goals and giving four assists. Pumas' loan was completed and he was sent back to River Plate the following year.

Rubens migrated from Flamengo produsului on loan to Flamengo in August 2008. Following Renato Augusto's transfer to Bayer Leverkusen, he was given the number 10 shirt, which had previously worn by club legend Zico, but it was also vacant. In the Fla-Flu derby, he made his debut for Flamengo as a substitute for Éverton, but his team and Fluminense secured 2–2 wins.

Sambueza returned to Mexico in the summer of 2009, this time to compete with Estudiantes Tecos. He made his Apertura debut on August 2nd in a league match against Puebla, which resulted in a 1–1 draw. Rubens had 15 matches in total, scoring zero goals but having three assists. Sambueza will not score his first goal for Tecos until the Bicentenario 2010 tournament, scoring on a penalty kick in a 1–1 draw against his former team, UNAM. He would continue to play in the Estudiantes lineup for the remainder of his time with the team, winning 1–1 with Puebla on April 16, 2012, with Sambueza scoring the team's only goal.

Sambueza was recalled to América on May 30, reconnecting him with his former boss when he was working at Estudiantes Tecos, Miguel Herrera. In a 4–2 victory over Jaguares at the Estadio Azteca on July 28, 2012, his first match with Las guilas was played on the 28th of July 2012. In a 2–2 draw against Atlante a week later, he scored his first goal. In a 1–1 draw and 4–0 victory, respectively, he scored the following two matches against Atlas and Querétaro. He had a great season with América, scoring four goals and having three assists. Sambueza was named by the fans in a social media poll, winning 50.7 percent of the vote ahead of captain Daniel Montenegro's first tournament at the club.

Sambueza started the Clausura 2013 with an assist and scored via penalty kick in a 2–1 home win over Montere on 5 January. He scored twice in the 2–0 away victory over Jaguares on 11 January. Sambueza played in fifteen regular season games, scoring two goals and providing six assists. HeONUC has played in both games against Cruz Azul and the final against Cruz Azul. América claimed its 11th league title and Sambuezas' first league title in Mexico, while Sambuezas claimed their first league crown in Mexico.

Sambueza contributed to Miguel Layn's victory in a 1–1 draw against Léon in América's first match of the Apertura 2013. Sambueza would have a Man of the match appearance three days later, assisting Ral Jiménez and kicks off a free-kick in the 3–0 victory over Atlas. Sambueza did not score again until September 21th, when he scored a goal in América's 3–1 victory over Chiapas and 1–0 away victory over Veracruz on September 28. Sambueza scored the first goal in the 2–0 victory over Guadalajara on October 5th. Sambueza scored his first brace for América in the 3–1 victory over Puebla on October 26th. Sambueza was lauded for his efforts throughout the tournament, being named América's Best Player of the Apertura 2013 by the club's supporters with 25% of the votes.

He was sent off for a second yellow to make the game ten on 10, which America lost on a penalty shootout in the Apertura Final, while America paring 1-0. This was his last game as an America player before being transferred to Toluca.

International career

He has only played for Argentina in competitive youth tournaments. Herrera, a vital piece of Miguel Herrera's Club America team, enquired about assigning Sambueza to the Mexico national football team, but was turned down due to Sambueza's participation in Argentina's youth national team.