Diego Calvo

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Diego Calvo
Personal information
Full name Diego Gerardo Calvo Fonseca
Date of birth (1991-03-25) 25 March 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
IFK Göteborg
(on loan from Vålerenga)
Number 24
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Alajuelense 55 (5)
2013– Vålerenga 34 (1)
2014– IFK Göteborg (loan) 3 (0)
National team
2013– Costa Rica 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Calvo and the second or maternal family name is Fonseca.

Diego Gerardo Calvo Fonseca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈkalβo]; born 25 March 1991) is an Costa Rican footballer who plays for IFK Göteborg in Allsvenskan on loan from Vålerenga Fotball in Tippeligaen as a midfielder.[1]

Club career[edit]

A leftsided winger, Calvo started his career at Alajuelense and joined Vålerenga in March 2013 to play alongside compatriot Giancarlo González.[2]


Calvo played for his country at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[3]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica on 22 March 2013 against the United States in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Colorado[4] and has, as of January 2014, earned a total of 8 caps, scoring one goal. He has represented his country in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[3]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1 26 March 2013 Costa Rica San José  Jamaica 2–0 2014 World Cup qualifier


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