Benjamín Galindo has the best records of matches played in the history of Liga MX

Former Mexican player Benjamin GalindoHe was one of the great midfielders that has existed in the Mexican First Division, since in his active stage he was always an indisputable starter and left great marks.

Galindo has one of the best records for games played in the history of Liga MX, with 700. He had a great kick with the ball and could hit it with both legs, something very unusual in football. He played 65 games with El Tri and he lived his best years in Tampico Madero, Chivas and Santos Laguna, before retiring in Pachuca at 41 years old.

He is currently the third player with the most matches played in Mexican First Division with 700 only surpassed by the Mexican goalkeepers Oswaldo Sánchez and Óscar Pérez, and ranks 19th in the top scorers in the Mexican league with 150 goals

In addition to the great technique for which he earned the nickname of Maestro, Galindo had the peculiarity of lifting four league titles with four different jerseys, the last in 1997 with those who until today have not been able to savor the glory again: Cruz Azul .

In number 1 there could be no other than ‘El Maestro’ Benjamín Galindo, who, on his right or left foot alike, scored 17 free-kick goals with the red-and-white shirt.

He played half of his successful career with the Chivas del Guadalajara where he became a legend. He is the only soccer player in Mexico to line up in four different decades from 1979 to 2001 in his 22 years as a soccer player.

Benjamin Galindo had his moments of glory playing with Chivas. Photo: Jam Media

With the Mexico soccer team, he participated in the 1994 World Cup, as well as in the 1998 France qualifying rounds.

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He returned to Guadalajara in the Summer 2000 Tournament. Playing for Guadalajara he retired as an active player at the advanced age of 41 in 2001.

Galindo during the final hexagonal game of Concacaf towards the 1998 World Cup France. Photo: Jam Media

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