Miguel Segura

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Miguel Segura
Personal information
Full name Miguel Antonio Segura Vargas
Date of birth (1963-09-02) 2 September 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth San Juan de Tibás, Costa Rica
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Belén (goalkeeper coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983-1986 Sagrada Familia
1986 Ramonense
1987-1991 Saprissa
1991 Palmares
1992-1993 Turrialba
1993-1994 Limonense
1994-1997 Municipal Limeño
1997 Dragón
1998 Turrialba
1998-2000 Deportivo Carchá
National team
1983-1990 Costa Rica 0 (0)
* 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 Segura and the second or maternal family name is Vargas.

Miguel Antonio Segura Vargas (born 2 September 1963) is a retired Costa Rican football goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

He started his career in 1983 at Sagrada Familia, had a spell at Ramonense[1] and moved to Saprissa in 1987.[2] He also played for Palmares,[3] Turrialba, Limonense and abroad for Salvadoran sides Municipal Limeño and Dragón and Guatemalan outfit Deportivo Carchá.[1]

When with Saprissa, Segura set a new Costa Rican Primera Division record of keeping a clean sheet of 855 minutes during 10 matches in 1989.[2][4] Until 2012, he also held the Centroamerican record but was surpassed by Guatemalan goalkeeper Ricardo Jerez.[5]

International career[edit]

Nicknamed Manguera, Segura was a non-playing squad member for Costa Rica in the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[6]


After retiring as a player, Segura worked in the minor leagues as a coach.[1] He also worked as a goalkeeper coach, for Cartaginés[7] and Uruguay de Coronado among others.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Kattia María Mora Soto and has one daughter, Jessica.[2]


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