Christopher Meneses

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Christopher Meneses
Personal information
Full name Christopher Meneses Barrantes
Date of birth (1990-05-02) May 2, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Costa Rica
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008-2012 Alajuelense 113 (7)
2013-2015 IFK Norrköping 21 (1)
National team
2012 Costa Rica U-23 2 (0)
2010- Costa Rica 17 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2014.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 September 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Meneses and the second or maternal family name is Barrantes.

Christopher Meneses Barrantes (born May 2, 1990) is a Costa Rican professional defender who currently plays for Liga Deportiva Alajuelense.

Club career[edit]

Meneses came through the youth ranks of Alajuelense for whom he made his senior debut in 2008. In summer 2013 he joined Swedish side IFK Norrköping.[1] After a year and a half with Norrköping they declared in April 2015 that Meneses was free to leave the club after they had reached an agreement that he needed to restart his career somewhere else.[2] In 2015 he returned to Liga Deportiva Alajuelense.

International career[edit]

Meneses made his debut for Costa Rica in an August 2010 friendly match against Paraguay and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 15 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana and the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4]


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