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Famous Athletes from Costa Rica

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous athletes from Costa Rica. List includes the most notable athletes from Costa Rica, along with photos when available. This list of Costa Rican athletes is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous athletes are from Costa Rica?" You can click on the names of the famous athletes of Costa Rica in order to get more information about each one. A list made up of athletes like Diego Madrigal and Luis Diego Arnáez. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. (192 items)
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Júnior Día... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Wisła Kraków

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender, Midfielder

Júnior Enrique Díaz Campbell (born 12 September 1983) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for LD Alajuelense. He plays for the Costa Rica national team. At a top ...more
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Michael Umaña is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Comunicaciones

Birthplace: Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Míchael Umaña Corrales (born 16 July 1982) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for Comunicaciones in the Liga Nacional.
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Álvaro Sabor&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Bristol City F.C.

Birthplace: Quesada, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Álvaro Alberto Saborío Chacón (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalβaɾo saβoˈɾi.o]; born 25 March 1982) is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays for San Carlos in the Primera ...more
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Jairo Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Deportivo Saprissa

Birthplace: Nicoya, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Jairo Arrieta Obando (born 25 August 1983) is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays as a forward for A.D. San Carlos.
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Carlos Hernández ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Melbourne Victory

Birthplace: Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward, Midfielder

Carlos Gerardo Hernández Valverde (born 9 April 1982), known simply as Carlos Hernández, is a Costa Rican football player who plays as an attacking midfielder for Puntarenas in the ...more
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Erick Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
LD Alajuelense

Birthplace: Limón, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Erick Arnoldo Scott Bernard (born 21 May 1981 in Limón) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who currently plays for Limón.
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José Luis L&oacut... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Melbourne Victory

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Midfielder

José Luis López Ramírez (born March 31, 1981) is a Costa Rican footballer.
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Froylán Ledezma ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Froylán Ledezma VfB Admira Wacker Mödling

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Froylán Greing Ledezma Stephens (born 2 January 1978) is a retired Costa Rican international football forward. He is nicknamed as El Cachorro which means "The Puppy".
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Roy Myrie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
K.A.A. Gent

Birthplace: Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Roy Alexander Myrie Medrano (born 21 August 1982 in Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican professional football defender who currently plays for Pérez Zeledón.
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Randall Brenes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Randall Brenes FK Khazar Lenkoran

Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Randall Brenes Moya (born 13 August 1983) is a Costa Rican former professional footballer, who played most of his career as a striker for Cartaginés, from which is currently the second ...more
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Michael Rodríguez... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Seattle Sounders

Birthplace: Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Michael Rodríguez may refer to: Michael Rodríguez (footballer) (born 1981), Costa Rican footballer Michael Rodríguez (cyclist) (born 1989), Colombian road racing cyclist ...more
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Rodney Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Portland Timbers

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender, Midfielder

Rodney Wallace Burns (born 17 June 1988) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.
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Bryan Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Fulham F.C.

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward, Midfielder

Bryan Jafet Ruiz González (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbɾajan ˈrwis]; born 18 August 1985) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Brazilian club Santos and captains the Costa ...more
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Jonathan McDonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Jonathan McDonald Kalmar FF

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Jonathan André McDonald Porras (born October 28, 1987 in San Jose) is a Costa Rican footballer currently playing for Alajuelense .
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Michael Barrantes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Michael Barrantes Deportivo Saprissa

Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Midfielder

Michael Barrantes Rojas (Spanish pronunciation: [baˈrantes]; born 4 October 1983 in Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican football midfielder. He currently plays for Deportivo Saprissa.On 6 November 2011 ...more
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Joel Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
FC Lorient

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Forward

Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Villarreal CF, on loan from English club Arsenal, and the Costa Rica national team. Campbell ...more
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Bryan Oviedo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Costa Rica national football team

Birthplace: Quesada, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender, Midfielder

Bryan Josué Oviedo Jiménez (born 18 February 1990) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Copenhagen and the Costa Rica national team. He was selected for his ...more
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Kurt Morsink is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Kurt Morsink D.C. United

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica, United States of America

Position: Midfielder

Kurt Morsink Ramos (born June 27, 1984 in Orlando, Florida) is a retired American-Costa Rican soccer player.
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Roy Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Costa Rica national football team

Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Roy Miller Hernández (born November 24, 1984) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Portland Timbers 2 and the Costa Rica national football team.
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Leonardo González... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Leonardo González Club Sport Herediano

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Leonardo González Arce (born November 21, 1980) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for Herediano.
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Gabriel Badilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Gabriel Badilla New England Revolution

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Gabriel Badilla Segura (June 30, 1984 – November 20, 2016) was a Costa Rican footballer who played as a defender.
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Kendall Waston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Kendall Waston Costa Rica national football team

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender, Forward

Kendall Jamaal Waston Manley (born 1 January 1988) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for FC Cincinnati and the Costa Rica national football team.
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Randall Azofeifa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Randall Azofeifa K.A.A. Gent

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Midfielder

Randall Azofeifa Corrales (born 30 December 1987) is a Costa Rican football midfielder who currently plays for Herediano.
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Danny Carvajal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Danny Carvajal Costa Rica national football team

Birthplace: Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Goalkeeper

Danny Carvajal is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for A.D. San Carlos.
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Porfirio López is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Costa Rica national football team

Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Nationality: Costa Rica

Position: Defender

Porfirio López Meza (American Spanish: [poɾˈfiɾjo ˈlopes]; born September 10, 1985 in San José, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican professional football player who currently plays for ...more