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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. {#nodes}
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    Wisła Kraków

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender, 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 speed of 33.8 km/h, he...  more
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    Comunicaciones

    BirthplaceSanta Ana, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    Míchael Umaña Corrales (born 16 July 1982) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for Comunicaciones in the Liga Nacional....  more
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    Bristol City F.C.

    BirthplaceQuesada, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    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 División de Costa Rica. Saborío...  more
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    Deportivo Saprissa

    BirthplaceNicoya, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    Jairo Arrieta Obando (born 25 August 1983) is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays as a forward for A.D. San Carlos....  more
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    Melbourne Victory

    BirthplaceGuanacaste Province, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward, 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 Segunda División...  more
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    LD Alajuelense

    BirthplaceLimón, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    Erick Arnoldo Scott Bernard (born 21 May 1981 in Limón) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who currently plays for Limón....  more
  • 7

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionMidfielder

    José Luis López Ramírez (born March 31, 1981) is a Costa Rican footballer....  more
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    VfB Admira Wacker Mödling

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    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"....  more
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    K.A.A. Gent

    BirthplaceCosta Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    Roy Alexander Myrie Medrano (born 21 August 1982 in Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican professional football defender who currently plays for Pérez Zeledón....  more
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    FK Khazar Lenkoran

    BirthplaceCartago, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    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 historical...  more
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    Seattle Sounders

    BirthplaceCosta Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    Michael Rodríguez may refer to: Michael Rodríguez (footballer) (born 1981), Costa Rican footballer Michael Rodríguez (cyclist) (born 1989), Colombian road racing cyclist Michael Rodriguez (acrobatic...  more
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    Portland Timbers

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender, Midfielder

    Rodney Wallace Burns (born 17 June 1988) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer....  more
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    Fulham F.C.

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward, 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 Rica...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    Jonathan André McDonald Porras (born October 28, 1987 in San Jose) is a Costa Rican footballer currently playing for Alajuelense ....  more
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    Deportivo Saprissa

    BirthplaceHeredia, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionMidfielder

    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 he...  more
  • 16
    FC Lorient

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionForward

    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 plays...  more
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    Costa Rica national football team

    BirthplaceQuesada, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender, 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 national squad at the...  more
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    D.C. United

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica, United States of America

    PositionMidfielder

    Kurt Morsink Ramos (born June 27, 1984 in Orlando, Florida) is a retired American-Costa Rican soccer player....  more
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    Costa Rica national football team

    BirthplaceCartago, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    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....  more
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    Club Sport Herediano

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    Leonardo González Arce (born November 21, 1980) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a defender for Herediano....  more
  • 21
    New England Revolution

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    Gabriel Badilla Segura (June 30, 1984 – November 20, 2016) was a Costa Rican footballer who played as a defender....  more
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    Costa Rica national football team

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender, 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....  more
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    K.A.A. Gent

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionMidfielder

    Randall Azofeifa Corrales (born 30 December 1987) is a Costa Rican football midfielder who currently plays for Herediano....  more
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    Costa Rica national football team

    BirthplaceCosta Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Danny Carvajal is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for A.D. San Carlos....
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    Costa Rica national football team

    BirthplaceSan José, Costa Rica

    NationalityCosta Rica

    PositionDefender

    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 Municipal Perez...  more