(Full translations by the Brotherly Game editor Joey Samuel, with consultations from @RockstarLugo10 , @MarksXJ, Tom Marshall of FMF State of Mind and Eric Kessler.)
The Guatemalan became a target of Veracruz when the team's bid to bring in Colombian Carlos Bacca began to fall apart. Now word is that that deal will not happen, leaving Ruiz as Veracruz's top transfer target for the 2011-2011 season.
Ruiz training in Mexico City points to an end of his time with the Philadelphia Union, whether or not a transfer to Veracruz is to happen. The Guatemalan international would miss the Union’s Saturday game against rival DC United in his attempt to move back to Mexico, where he was popular with fans at Puebla FC – which is Veracruz’s most hated rival.
After the jump, the rest of the translation of the El Golfo article from the Brotherly Game staff and friends.