Harold Wallace

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Harold Wallace
Personal information
Full name Harold Wallace McDonald
Date of birth (1975-09-07) 7 September 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Heredia, Costa Rica
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position right-back, central midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Deportivo Saprissa
1994–1995 Zacatepec
1995–2002 LD Alajuelense 268 (15)
2002–2003 San Luis F.C. 29 (2)
2003–2008 LD Alajuelense
2008–2010 Municipal Liberia
National team
1995–2009 Costa Rica 101 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 julio 2009
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Wallace and the second or maternal family name is McDonald.

Harold Wallace McDonald (born September 7, 1975) is a retired professional Costa Rican footballer.

He started his career with Deportivo Saprissa, being part of their minor league system. After a season with Saprissa, he was transferred to Zacatepec, of Mexico's professional football league. He then came back and signed with Saprissa's archirivals LD Alajuelense, earning a place on the starting line-up really quick. He spent two seasons playing for San Luis F.C. in the Mexican Primera División before making a second return to Alajuelense.[1]

Wallace was a member of Costa Rica's youth national teams, playing in the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship finals in the Qatar. He became a regular in the national team and was selected in the squad for Costa Rica in the 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2006 FIFA World Cup.[2] He was a defender who has established a strong reputation over his 14-year international career which has earned 101 caps and a single goal with the national team. He played at two Copa América tournaments, four CONCACAF Gold Cups and two FIFA World Cups.


  1. ^ Aguilar, Alejandro (21 May 2006). "Hárold se llenó de fe" [Hárold was filled with faith] (in Spanish). Diario al Dia. 
  2. ^ "Semblanzas: Hárold Wallace MacDonald" [Portraits: Hárold Wallace MacDonald] (in Spanish). Diario al Dia. 21 May 2006. 

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