Alexander Castro

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Alexánder Castro
Personal information
Full name Alexánder Castro Trejos
Date of birth (1979-02-14) February 14, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Golfito, Costa Rica
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Alajuelense 96 (3)
2005–2007 Cartaginés 52 (1)
2007–2009 Herediano 13 (2)
2009–2010 Ramonense 18 (1)
2010–2011 Herediano 7 (0)
National team
2001–2005 Costa Rica 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 2009
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Castro and the second or maternal family name is Trejos.

Alexánder Castro Trejos (born February 14, 1979) is a retired Costa Rican professional footballer.

Club career[edit]

Castro made his league debut for Alajuelense on 7 February 1999 against Municipal Goicoechea, also immediately scoring a goal in the match,[1] and played for Herediano, whom he joined for a second spell in August 2010,[2] Cartaginés and Ramonense[3] in the Primera División de Costa Rica.

In December 2011, Castro began legal proceedings against Herediano, claiming the club owed him money after they did not honor his contract until 2013.[4]

International career[edit]

Castro played for Costa Rica at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Nigeria.[5]

Castro made 23 appearances for the Costa Rica national football team, including two qualifying matches for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.[5] He made his debut in a UNCAF Nations Cup 2001 match against Belize on June 23, 2001.[6] He made two appearances for Costa Rica at the Copa América 2004[7] and five appearances at the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[8]

His final international was a February 2005 UNCAF Nations Cup match against El Salvador.


  1. ^ Alexánder vive su momento - Nación (Spanish)
  2. ^ Alexander Castro se viste de rojiamarillo - Al Día (Spanish)
  3. ^ ADR cambia su estilo para la nueva temporada - Ramonense
  4. ^ Alexander Castro pide el embargo del Herediano - Nación (Spanish)
  5. ^ a b Alexander CastroFIFA competition record
  6. ^ "Costa Rica - Details International Matches 1993-2003". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 24 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  7. ^ "Copa América 2004". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 22 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  8. ^ "CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2003 - Full Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 24 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 

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