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Benjamín Galindo Marentes (born December 11, 1960 in Tierra Blanca, Zacatecas), nicknamed El Maestro (The Master), is a Mexican former footballer. He participated with the national team in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
|Full name||Benjamín Galindo Marentes|
|Date of birth||11 December 1960|
|Place of birth||Tierra Blanca, Zacatecas, Mexico|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|San Jose Earthquakes (assistant)|
|2007–2008||Cruz Azul (assistant)|
|2016||Corinthians FC of San Antonio|
|2016–2017||Santos Laguna (assistant)|
|2018–||San Jose Earthquakes (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Galindo was the former coach (director tecnico) of the powerhouse Mexican association football club, CD Guadalajara, until he was replaced in the 2005 season. He was also the coach of Santos Laguna but was once again replaced due to poor results.
Galindo was the coach of Cruz Azul until he was replaced with Enrique Meza. He then moved to Club Atlas. Benjamin Galindo for the first time was champion as coach with Club Santos Laguna in the Clausura 2012.
|1.||January 13, 1987||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States||El Salvador||3–1||3–1||Friendly|
|2.||April 28, 1987||Estadio Nemesio Díez, Toluca, Mexico||Bahamas||2–0||13–0|
|5.||March 17, 1987||Estadio León, Leon, Mexico||China PR||3–2||3–2|
|6.||May 17, 1987||Estadio Nemesio Díez, Toluca, Mexico||Bermuda||3–0||6–0|
|8.||July 31, 1987||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States||Argentina||1–0||1–1|
|9.||December 2, 1987||Santa Ana Stadium, Santa Ana, California, United States||Guyana||4–0||9–0|
|11.||June 28, 1991||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States||Jamaica||1–0||4–1||1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|13.||June 30, 1991||Canada||3–1||3–1|
|14.||July 7, 1991||Costa Rica||2–0||2–0|
|15.||February 10, 1993||Estadio Universitario (UANL), Monterrey, Mexico||Romania||1–0||2–0||Friendly|
|16.||July 4, 1993||Estadio Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo, Guayaquil, Ecuador||Argentina||1–1||1–2||1993 Copa America Final|
|17.||October 6, 1993||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States||South Africa||3–0||4–0||Friendly|
|19.||October 20, 1993||San Diego Stadium, San Diego, United States||Ukraine||2–1||2–1|
|20.||December 14, 1994||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Hungary||5–1||5–1|
|21.||October 30, 1996||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||1–0||5–1||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|23.||November 6, 1996||Honduras||1–0||3–1|
|24.||March 2, 1997||Canada||2–0||4–0|
|25.||April 13, 1997||Jamaica||1–0||6–0|
|26.||October 5, 1997||El Salvador||1–0||5–0|
|28.||November 9, 1997||Costa Rica||2–0||3–3|
- Santos Laguna
- Cruz Azul
- Santos Laguna
- Passo Alpuin, Luis Fernando & Reyes Padilla, Macario (5 March 2012). "Mexico - Record International Players". RSSSF.
- "Chivas de Guadalajara fire Benjamin Galindo". SBNation.com. Retrieved 2016-07-07.