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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 Díaz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Wisła Kraków Júnior Enrique Díaz Campbell is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for 1. FSV Mainz 05 and the Costa Rica national team. At a top speed of 33.8 kph, he was deemed by ...more

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Michael Umaña is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Comunicaciones Míchael Umaña Corrales is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for Persepolis in the Persian Gulf Pro League and the Costa Rica national football team.

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Álvaro Saborío is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Bristol City F.C. Álvaro Alberto Saborío Chacón is a Costa Rican footballer, who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer and the Costa Rica national football team.

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Jairo Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Deportivo Saprissa Jairo Arrieta Obando is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays at D.C. United in Major League Soccer.

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Carlos Hernández is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Melbourne Victory Carlos Gerardo Hernández Valverde, known simply as Carlos Hernández, is a Costa Rican football player who plays as a Attacking midfielder for Dempo in the top division of Indian ...more

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Erick Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
LD Alajuelense Erick Arnoldo Scott Bernard is a Costa Rican professional footballer who currently plays for Limón.

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José Luis López Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Melbourne Victory José Luis López Ramírez 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 Froylán Greing Ledezma Stephens 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 Roy Alexander Myrie Medrano 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 Randall Brenes Moya is a Costa Rican professional footballer, who plays as a striker for Cartaginés. He also plays for the Costa Rica national football team.

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Michael Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Seattle Sounders Michael Steven Rodríguez Gutiérrez is a Costa Rican footballer who most recently played for the National Premier Soccer League club Puerto Rico Bayamón.

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Rodney Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Portland Timbers Rodney Wallace is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays for Portland Timbers 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. Bryan Jafet Ruiz González is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for English club Fulham. He is a right sided attacking midfielder who can play as a second striker, and is ...more

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Jonathan McDonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Jonathan McDonald Kalmar FF Jonathan André McDonald Porras 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 Michael Barrantes Rojas is a Costa Rican football midfielder. He currently plays for Aalesund, and the Costa Rica national football team. On 6 November 2011 he scored two goals for Aalesund in ...more

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Joel Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
FC Lorient 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 Bryan Josué Oviedo Jiménez is a Costa Rican footballer, currently playing for Everton in the Premier League. Oviedo has previously represented Saprissa, FC Copenhagen and ...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 Kurt Morsink 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 Roy Miller Hernández is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer 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 Leonardo González Arce is a Costa Rican footballer. He currently plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.

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Gabriel Badilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Gabriel Badilla New England Revolution Gabriel Badilla Segura is a Costa Rican footballer, who currently plays as a central defender for Deportivo Saprissa of the Costa Rican first division.

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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 Kendall Jamaal Waston Manley is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.

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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 Randall Azofeifa Corrales is an Costa Rica 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 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 Porfirio López Meza is a Costa Rican professional football player who currently plays for Alajuelense in the Costa Rican Premier Division.

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Cristian Montero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Cristian Montero Club Sport Herediano Cristian Montero Fallas is a Costa Rican professional football player who currently plays for Herediano in the Costa Rican Primera División.

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Daniel Cambronero is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Daniel Cambronero Costa Rica national football team Daniel Arturo Cambronero Solano is a Costa Rican football goalkeeper currently playing for Herediano.

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Juan Cayasso is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Juan Arnoldo Cayasso Reid is a former Costa Rican football player who shined during the 1980s and 1990s. In 2014, the film Italia 90 was shot with actor Winston Washington featuring as Cayasso.

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Óscar Emilio Rojas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Óscar Emilio Rojas CA Monarcas Morelia Óscar Emilio Rojas Ruíz is a Costa Rican-Mexican naturalized football midfielder or forward, who currently plays for Estudiantes Altamira of the Ascenso MX.

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Rónald González Brenes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Rónald González Brenes Rónald Alfonso González Brenes is a retired Costa Rican footballer who was manager of Saprissa until September 30, 2014.

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Pablo Brenes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Pablo Andrés Brenes Quesada is a Costa Rican soccer player.

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Heiner Mora is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Heiner Mora Hønefoss B.K. Heiner Mora Mora is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Deportivo Saprissa as a wingback.

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Luis Marín is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Luis Marín Maccabi Netanya Luis Antonio Marín Murillo is a retired professional Costa Rican footballer and former national captain. He currently acts as the assistant manager of the national team.

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Celso Borges is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Deportivo Saprissa Celso Borges Mora is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Deportivo de La Coruña, on loan from AIK, and the Costa Rica national team as a central midfielder.

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Josué Martínez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Josué Martínez Philadelphia Union Josué Isaac Martinez Areas is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for UCR.

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Daniel Torres is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Bryne F.K. Daniel Torres González is a retired Costa Rican footballer.

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Mauricio Montero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Mauricio Montero Asociación Deportiva Carmelita Mauricio Antonio Montero Chinchilla is a retired Costa Rican footballer.

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Whayne Wilson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Whayne Wilson Harris was a Costa Rican footballer.

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Hernán Medford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Hernán Medford Costa Rica national football team Hernán Evaristo Medford Bryan is a retired Costa Rican football player and coach

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Keylor Navas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Costa Rica national football team Keylor Antonio Navas Gamboa is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Costa Rica national football team, as a goalkeeper. After starting out at ...more

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David Myrie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Limón F.C. David Andrew Myrie Medrano is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for Herediano in the Costa Rican Primera División.

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Marvin Angulo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Marvin Angulo Melbourne Victory Marvin Angulo Borbón is a Costa Rican professional footballer. He currently plays for Deportivo Saprissa.

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Christian Bolaños is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
F.C. Copenhagen Christian Bolaños Navarro is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Qatari side Al Gharafa as a winger. Since his internationl debut in 2005, Bolaños has earned 60 international ...more

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Marco Ureña is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Marco Ureña Marco Danilo Ureña Porras, known as Marco Ureña is a professional Costa Rican footballer who plays in Denmark for FC Midtjylland and the Costa Rica national football team as a

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Gonzalo Segares is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Gonzalo Segares Chicago Fire Gonzalo Segares González is a retired Costa Rican footballer who spent most of his career with the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer.

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Mauricio Solís is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Mauricio Solís Club Sport Herediano Mauricio Solís Mora is a retired Costa Rican professional footballer, who played as a defensive midfielder. He is one of Costa Rica's best players in the past decade. He is a tough, hard ...more

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Mauricio Wright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Mauricio Wright Brujas F.C. Wílber Mauricio Wright Reynolds is a Costa Rican former soccer defender, a key member of the Costa Rica national team for over ten years. He is the current manager of Herediano.

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Denis Hamlett is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Denis Hamlett is a Costa Rican former professional soccer player who is currently an assistant coach for the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. Hamlett spent his entire playing career in ...more

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Pablo Herrera Barrantes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Pablo Herrera Barrantes Aalesunds F.K. Pablo Herrera Barrantes is a Costa Rican professional footballer who currently plays for Cartaginés.

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Ariel Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Costa Rica
Municipal Pérez Zeledón Ariel Rodríguez is a football player.