César Elizondo

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César Elizondo
Personal information
Full name César Elizondo Quesada
Date of birth (1988-02-10) 10 February 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
San Antonio FC
Number 10
Youth career
Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 Saprissa 53 (7)
2010 Bayamón (loan)
2010–2011 Pérez Zeledón (loan) 22 (5)
2013 Buriram United (2)
2013–2014 Carolina RailHawks 29 (4)
2014–2015 San Antonio Scorpions 36 (8)
2016 Pérez Zeledón 18 (4)
2016– San Antonio FC 15 (6)
National team
2005–2007 Costa Rica U20 (8)
2011 Costa Rica 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 29, 2017.

César Gerardo Elizondo Quesada (born 10 February 1988 in Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica) is a footballer who plays as a striker for San Antonio FC.[1]

Club career[edit]

His debut with Deportivo Saprissa in 2005 with 17 years old after the U-17 World Cup in Peru, then in 2007 played the U-20 World Cup in Canada the same year he signed his professional contract for Deportivo Saprissa where he achieved 3 national titles and a second place in CONCACAF Champions League.

For one season also played for Municipal Pérez Zeledón in 2009, in December 2012 left Saprissa and went to Thai Premier League Champions Buriram United where he won a Toyota Cup Championship.[2]

In 2013 He came to the NASL where he made his debut for Carolina RailHawks.[3] After a year in North Carolina, Elizondo moved to the Alamo City with San Antonio Scorpions. He scored 5 goals as San Antonio won the Fall Season Title and the NASL 2014 Championship. In the 2015 season he scored 3 goals. At the end of the 2015 season the franchise ceased operations.

International career[edit]

He played in the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in Peru where he scored the winning second round qualifying goal for his country and was named in the top 10 players of the World Cup Elizondo also participated in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada.[4]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a January 2011 Copa Centroamericana match against Honduras and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 10 caps.

Personal life[edit]

Elizondo is married to model Sofía Cascante.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SAN ANTONIO FC SIGNS FORWARD CESAR ELIZONDO". sanantoniofc.com. Retrieved 11 July 2016. 
  2. ^ PRIMICIA: César Elizondo deja el Saprissa y se va para Tailandia - Mario Segura (in Spanish)
  3. ^ César Elizondo tuvo su debut con el Carolina Railhawks - Everardo Herrera (in Spanish)
  4. ^ César ElizondoFIFA competition record
  5. ^ Una diosa conquistó a César Elizondo - Al Día (in Spanish)

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