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Tejeda playing for Costa Rica at the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Uruguay
|Full name||Yeltsin Ignacio Tejeda Valverde|
|Date of birth||March 17, 1992|
|Place of birth||Limón, Costa Rica|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2008–2009||Costa Rica U17||9||(0)|
|2010–2011||Costa Rica U20||13||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Yeltsin Ignacio Tejeda Valverde (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈʝeltsin teˈxeða]; born March 17, 1992) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for French club Evian in Ligue 1 and the Costa Rica National Team. He is named after the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin.
On August 22, the club announced Tejeda has signed a four-year contract with the club.
Tejeda was selected in Costa Rica's squad for the 2009 CONCACAF U-17 Championship and he was named in the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship. He officially debuted in the senior Costa Rica national football team on 11 December 2011 in a friendly match against Cuba, in Havana.
Tejeda was a key part during Costa Rica's successful qualification to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and during their tournament.
- "List of Players - FIFA.com". The Official Website of the FIFA World Cup - Fifa.com. FIFA. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
- Nesyn, Evgeny (1 June 2014). "На чемпионат мира по футболу в Бразилию поедет Ельцин". KP.RU (in Russian). Komsomolskaya Pravda. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
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