Charlotte MLS Has Just Signed Its First Professional Soccer Player – Sergio Ruiz


The City of Charlotte has just signed its first ever major league soccer player.

25-year-old Sergio Ruiz is a midfielder and a captain for the international renown second division Spanish club, Racing de Santander.

“We are laying down the foundations of a competitive and winning team, and Ruiz is the ideal player to start with,” said Zoran Krneta, Charlotte MLS’s Sporting Director.

Ruiz has played for Racing for the past 3 years and has become a true standout player. Here are some of his highlights from the past few years.