Óscar Ruiz

Óscar Ruiz
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Full nameÓscar Julián Ruiz Acosta
Born (1969-11-01) 1 November 1969 (age 49)
Villavicencio, Colombia
Other occupationLawyer
1995–2011FIFA listedReferee

Óscar Julián Ruiz Acosta (born 1 November 1969 in Villavicencio) is a Colombian football former referee and current referee instructor. He is also a lawyer.


He had been a referee since 1 January 1995, and his international debut was on 12 July 1995 (Paraguay vs. Venezuela). He officiated in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups.

He was preselected as a referee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and sent off Yoann Gourcuff in the France vs. South Africa match.[1]

FIFA appointed Ruiz as a referee instructor and member of CONMEBOL's referee assistance program.[2]

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العربية: أوسكار رويز
català: Óscar Ruiz
Deutsch: Óscar Ruiz
español: Óscar Ruiz
français: Óscar Ruiz
Bahasa Indonesia: Óscar Ruiz
italiano: Óscar Ruiz
magyar: Óscar Ruiz
Malagasy: Óscar Ruiz
Nederlands: Óscar Ruiz
polski: Óscar Ruiz
português: Óscar Ruiz
русский: Руис, Оскар
svenska: Óscar Ruiz
українська: Оскар Руїс