Rubén Darío Bustos
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|Full name||Rubén Dario Bustos Torres|
|Date of birth||August 28, 1981|
|Place of birth||Villa del Rosario, Norte de Santander, Colombia|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Right Back|
|CD América de Cali|
|1999–2007||América de Cali||143||(11)|
|2004||→ Atlético Nacional (loan)||19||(2)|
|2007||→ Cúcuta Deportivo (loan)||19||(0)|
|2007||→ Grêmio FBPA (loan)||18||(1)|
|2009–2010||→ Millonarios (loan)||42||(6)|
|2011–2012||América de Cali||38||(4)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 14, 2014|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 16, 2009
Rubén Darío is often confused with his brother, Darío Alberto Bustos, who is also a Colombian football player currently playing for Cúcuta Deportivo; he has 4 children, whose names are Diego Fernando Bustos, who plays in the America de Cali under 17 soccer team, Fredy Emanuel Bustos, who plays in traveling team in the US named South Miami United F.C., Samuel Bustos, and Santiago Bustos.
He was part of Cúcuta 2006 Colombian 1st division Championship and helped Cúcuta Deportivo from the Copa Mustang get to the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores 2007. He scored the 2 goals by free kicks to help Cúcuta reach the semifinals. In July 2007 he signed on loan with Gremio in Brasil. After Campeonato Brasileiro 2007, Bustos signed a professional contract with Brazilian team Internacional, main rival of his last team. For 2009, Bustos has been contacted to play again back in his country for Millonarios de Bogotá. Millonarios' coach Oscar Quintabani and president of Millonarios Juan Carlos Lopez have confirmed the transaction on loan.
Bustos has moved back to Internacional in 2010, where he is contracted until 2012, but he was dropped to the club's reserves team. In July 2011, he moved to his first professional team América de Cali.