Bryan Ruiz is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Portuguese club Sporting CP and is also the captain of the Costa Rica national team. The 32 years old left footed player has an estimated net worth of $13 million.
Bryan Ruiz was born on 18 August 1985, in San Jose, Costa Rica and his full name is Bryan Jafet Ruiz Gonzalez. His mother name is Rosita Gonzalez and he has four siblings three brothers and a sister. Yendrick Ruiz, Anthony Ruiz Gonzalez, Rolbin Ruiz Gonzalez, and Maria Ruiz Gonzelez.
Brayan Ruiz started his professional career at 18, making his professional club debut for Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on 30 November 2003. He was in the club for 3 years proving himself as a goal scorer and a play maker. He played 68 games for the club scoring 25 goals, he later moved to AA Gent a Belgian club in 2006. Ruiz was signed by Gent in a four-year deal with the club. He was declared as the captain of the team in the 2007-08 season and was the top scorer of the league.
Ruiz was in the club for three years appearing in 75 games and scoring 26 goals. He then moved to FC Twente on 15 July 2009, signing a four-year contract. He made his dream debut for the club scoring a goal, Ruiz made one of the quickest hat tricks ever against Sparta Rotterdam, with goals in the 46th, 49th and 50th minutes on 27 March 2010. He won 65 caps for the club scoring 35 goals.
He later switched to the English side Fulham FC on 31 August 2011. He made his premier league debut on 11 September 2011 at home to Blackburn Rovers. He played 97 games for the club scoring 12 goals and then moved to Sporting CP on 7 July 2015. He made his debut for the club in the 2015 Supertaca match against Lisbon rivals S.L. Benfica. He still plays for the club.
Bryan Ruiz made his debut for Costa Rica against China on 19 June 2005 and scored his first international goal against 24 June 2005 against Honduras. He is now the captain of his international side. He presented a remarkable performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has won over 101 caps for the national side scoring 23 goals.
Bryan Ruiz is a married man, he got engaged to his wife on May 26, 2013. He got married to his adorable wife Carolina Jaikel on May 24, 2014, just before the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The ceremony took place in Intercontinental Hotel in Costa Rica. The couple together has two children, a son, and a daughter.
Mathias Ruiz daughter and Benjamin Ruiz Kyle son.
Net Worth and Endorsements
Bryan Ruiz has an estimated net worth of $13 million in 2017 while he receives an annual salary of $2.3 million recently. Bryan Luiz was named the highest paid athlete in Costa Rica as of 2011 according to ESPN. His recent market value price is $5 million while his price was $13 million in 2012.