David Myrie

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David Myrie
Personal information
Full name David Andrew Myrie Medrano
Date of birth (1988-06-01) June 1, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
2001–2005 Limón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Cádiz
2006–2007 Barbate (loan) 5 (1)
2007–2008 Puntarenas 11 (0)
2008–2009 Alajuelense 14 (0)
2009 Chicago Fire 0 (0)
2010 Philadelphia Union 1 (0)
2010–2011 Limón 21 (2)
2011 Fredrikstad 2 (1)
2012 Limón 12 (0)
2012–2013 Uruguay 29 (4)
2013- Herediano 61 (5)
National team
Costa Rica U-17 4 (0)
2007 Costa Rica U-20 3 (0)
2010– Costa Rica 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 21, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 16, 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Myrie and the second or maternal family name is Medrano.

David Andrew Myrie Medrano (born June 1, 1988 in Puerto Viejo) is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for Herediano in the Costa Rican Primera División.

Club career[edit]

Myrie started his professional career with Cádiz of the Spanish Segunda División. He later moved back to Costa Rica, play with both Puntarenas, and Alajuelense. Myrie made 12 appearances for Puntarenas during the 2007–08 season and 16 appearances for Alajuelense during the 2008–09 season.[1]

Major League Soccer[edit]

He was signed by the Chicago Fire on September 15, 2009,[2] but did not make any league appearances for the club. Myrie was subsequently selected by Philadelphia Union in the 2009 MLS Expansion Draft on 25 November 2009, before he had made his senior debut for Chicago.[3] On March 30, 2010 Myrie was released by the Philadelphia Union, despite starting in the club's inaugural game.[4]

On August 2, 2011 Myrie was announced as the new player of Fredrikstad Fotballklubb (FFK) [5] Myrie was signed as a replacement for Cristian Gamboa, who was sold to FC København one day before Myrie came to Fredrikstad.

On May 27, 2013 Myrie was signed by Herediano of the Primera División de Costa Rica.[6]

International career[edit]

Myrie was part of the Costa Rican 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship squad as well as the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad.[2][7]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a November 2010 friendly match against Jamaica and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 12 caps, scoring no goals. He was a last minute inclusion in the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad after injury to Heiner Mora[8] and played one game in Brazil.[7] He also played at the 2011 Copa Centroamericana.[9]

Personal life[edit]

David is the younger brother of fellow Costa Rican international defender Roy Myrie.


External links[edit]

David Myrie at National-Football-Teams.com