Rubio Rubin
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Rubio Rubin

Rubio Rubin
Personal information
Full name Rubio Yovani Mendez Rubin[1]
Date of birth (1996-03-01) March 1, 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Beaverton, Oregon, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 17
Youth career
2006-2011 Westside Metros
2011-2012 IMG Academy
2012-2013 Westside Timbers
2013-2014 FC Utrecht
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014-2017 FC Utrecht 41 (3)
2016-2017 Jong FC Utrecht 6 (0)
2017 Silkeborg IF 3 (0)
2017 Stabæk 7 (0)
2018- Tijuana 15 (1)
National team?
2011-2013 United States U17 37 (14)
2014-2015 United States U20 11 (6)
2014-2015 United States U23 3 (0)
2014- United States 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 December 2018 (UTC)
? National team caps and goals correct as of June 2, 2018

Rubio Yovani Mendez Rubin (born March 1, 1996) is an American professional soccer player who currently plays for Tijuana in Liga MX.



Rubio attended Whitford Middle School in Beaverton, Oregon. He started his youth career at Westside Metros and played at Beaverton High School.


Rubin signed a four-year deal with FC Utrecht upon turning eighteen in March 2014.[2] Rubin started, played the full 90 minutes and recorded an assist in his professional debut for Utrecht on August 17, 2014 in a 2-1 victory over Willem II.[3]

Rubin signed with Silkeborg IF of the Danish Superliga in January 2017[4] after being released from FC Utrecht.

After his departure from Silkeborg, Rubin signed with Stabæk for the remainder of the 2017 season.[5]

Rubin joined Liga MX side Club Tijuana on February 2, 2018.[6]


A former United States under-17 player, Rubin in 2012 was named U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year.[7]

Rubin was eligible to play for Guatemala, Mexico, or the United States. He joined the United States team for the match against the Czech Republic on September 3, 2014.[8] He earned his first cap when he started on November 14, 2014, in a 2-1 defeat against Colombia, narrowly failing to score a header in the second half and attracting praise from manager Jürgen Klinsmann.[9]

Personal life

Rubio was born to a Mexican father and a Guatemalan mother.[8][10]


  1. ^ a b "FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. May 30, 2015. p. 23. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "American Exports: US youth int'l Rubio Rubin signs four-year deal with Eredivisie side Utrecht".
  3. ^ "American Exports: US U-20 Rubio Rubin goes 90 in Dutch debut for FC Utrecht victory".
  4. ^ "SIF henter amerikansk angriber". Retrieved .
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  7. ^ Ryan Rosenblatt (July 30, 2014). "Rubio Rubin signs 4-year contract with FC Utrecht". Stars and Stripes FC.
  8. ^ a b "Player Spotlight: For Rubio Rubin, It's All About the Red, White & Blue". Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ Prince-Wright, Joe. "Rubio Rubin, just 18, shows plenty of promise on US national team debut". NBC Sports. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ "Getting to Know: U.S. U-17 MNT Forward Rubio Rubin". Retrieved 2015.

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