José Villalobos

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José Villalobos
Personal information
Full name José Miguel Villalobos Chan
Date of birth (1981-06-05) 5 June 1981 (age 33)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Uruguay de Coronado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2005 Cartaginés
2005-2008 Herediano
2008-2014 Cartaginés
2014 Pérez Zeledón 11 (0)
2015- Uruguay de Coronado
National team
2004 Costa Rica U23 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Villalobos and the second or maternal family name is Chan.

José Miguel Villalobos Chan (born June 5, 1981) is an Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a defender for Uruguay de Coronado.

Club career[edit]

Villalobos made his debut for Cartaginés in 2000[1] and played for 10 years with the side during two spells, both sides of a couple of seasons at Herediano, before eventually moving to Pérez Zeledón in summer 2014.[2] He signed for Uruguay de Coronado ahead of the 2015 Verano season.[3]

International career[edit]

He was a member of Costa Rica U23 team who competed at 2004 Summer Olympics,[4] playing the full 90 minutes in all matches as Costa Rica lost to Argentina on the quarterfinals and scoring in the group stage match against Portugal.[5] Villalobos was called up for the first time to the senior national team in August 2009,[6] but has not yet made a competitive appearance for the full squad.


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