Mauricio Wright

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Mauricio Wright
Personal information
Full name Wilber Mauricio Wright Reynolds
Date of birth (1970-12-20) December 20, 1970 (age 43)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1,87cms
Playing position Defender Retired
Club information
Current team
Cartaginés (Head Coach)
Youth career
Deportivo Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Deportivo Saprissa
Comunicaciones
1999–2000 San Jose Earthquakes 36 (3)
2000–2001 New England Revolution 40 (3)
2002 CS Herediano 18 (1)
2002–2003 AEK 25 (0)
2003 Shenyang Ginde 3 (0)
2004–2006 CS Herediano 24 (3)
2007 Deportivo Saprissa 1 (0)
National team
1994–2005 Costa Rica 67 (6)
Teams managed
2007–2010 Brujas FC
2011–2012 Municipal Pérez Zeledón
2012 Deportivo Malacateco
2014 Cartaginés
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Wílber Mauricio Wright Reynolds (born December 20, 1970 in San José, Costa Rica) is a former Costa Rican soccer defender, a key member of the Costa Rican national team for over ten years. He reached the winter championship in 2009 as head coach of Brujas FC, currently he is the head coach of Municipal Pérez Zeledón.

Wright was capped 67 times for the Costa Rica national football team.[1] After not playing in qualifying rounds, he started in the 2002 FIFA World Cup, scoring a goal.[2] He also played (and scored) in the 1997 and 2004 Copa Américas.

Wright played three seasons (1999–2001) in Major League Soccer, split between the San Jose Clash (later Earthquakes) and the New England Revolution. He scored six goals and added three assists in MLS league play. Wright has also played for Deportivo Saprissa and Club Sport Herediano in Costa Rica, Comunicaciones in Guatemala, and AEK in the Greek Super League.[3] With Saprissa, he has won three national championships and two CONCACAF Champions Cup, and returned to the team to play his last season as a professional, accomplishing his dream of retiring as a 'morado'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mamrud, Roberto. "Costa Rica - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  2. ^ Mauricio WrightFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alex. "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-06-02.