Roy Myers

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Roy Anthony Myers Francis (born April 13, 1969 in Limón) is a former Costa Rican football player who played most of his career with Deportivo Saprissa.[1]

Myers was known as "El Maravilloso" (The Marvelous) due to his natural talent to play the game, becoming a typical number 10. In his country he played mostly with Saprissa, winning three national championships with them, as well as two CONCACAF Champions Cups. He also played with his hometown team, Limón. He was an international too, playing in Uruguay with Peñarol in the early 90's, Pachuca of Mexico in the mid 90's,[2] and later in Major League Soccer, where he played with the MetroStars and the Los Angeles Galaxy.[3]

With his national team, he played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy, as well as the 1997 Copa America in Bolivia. He was capped 45 times, scoring two goals for his country. He collected his final cap in 2000 in a World Cup qualifier against Barbados.


  1. ^ Calvo, Rodrigo (2006-08-18). "Roy Myers en futbol playa". La Nacion. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  2. ^ Roy Myers Liga MX stats at Medio (Spanish)
  3. ^ Green, Jeff (2002-03-20). "Mathis returns". CNNSI. Retrieved 2009-05-13.