||Álvaro Sánchez Alfaro
|Date of birth
August 2, 1984 |
|Place of birth
||Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica
||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
||→ FC Dallas (loan)
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 November 2012
Álvaro Sánchez (born August 2, 1984 in Ciudad Quesada) is a Costa Rican footballer. He currently plays for L.D. Alajuelense.
Before he signed for L.D. Alajuelense, Sánchez had been a member of the Primera División de Costa Rica team San Carlos since 2007. He signed on loan with Major League Soccer side FC Dallas in March 2009.
Sánchez was selected as a member of the Costa Rica national football team squad at the UNCAF Nations Cup 2009, playing 4 games and scoring 2 goals. He made his debut for the senior side in the first match of the tournament following an injury to teammate, Yosimar Arias.