Daniel Colindres

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Daniel Colindres
Daniel Colindres (2018 FIFA World Cup) (cropped).jpg
Colindres with Costa Rica at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Daniel Colindres Solera
Date of birth (1985-01-10) 10 January 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Bashundhara Kings
Number 26
Youth career
Deportivo Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2018 Saprissa 244 (57)
2010–2012Guápiles (loan) 43 (9)
2013–2014Puntarenas (loan) 20 (7)
2018– Bashundhara Kings 22 (11)
National team
2011– Costa Rica 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018

Daniel Colindres Solera (born 10 January 1985) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Bangladeshi club Bashundhara Kings as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Colindres came through the youth ranks at Saprissa and made his debut with the first team in 2010. After appearing in three matches for Saprissa, he was loaned to Guápiles. With Guápiles he appeared in 43 matches scoring 9 goals. In 2012, he returned to Saprissa and appeared in 32 matches scoring 5 goals in his second stint with the club. He was again loaned out in January 2013, for six months to Puntarenas.[2] With Puntarenas he scored 7 goals in 20 matches. Upon returning to Saprissa, Colindres became an important attacking player for the club, playing primarily as a winger and being noted for his pace and play making ability. During his time with the club he helped Saprissa in capturing 5 domestic titles.

On 13 September 2018, Colindres moved abroad for the first time in his career and joined Bangladeshi club Bashundhara Kings on a nine-month contract.[3]

International career[edit]

Colindres made his debut for Costa Rica in a September 2011 friendly match against the USA.

In May 2018 he was named in Costa Rica’s 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[4]

Career statistics[edit]


As of 11 September 2018[5]
Costa Rica
Year Apps Goals
2011 2 0
2012 1 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 3 0
2016 1 0
2017 3 0
2018 7 0
Total 17 0

Personal life[edit]

Colindres father, Santiago Colindres, was a Honduran, who lived in Costa Rica[6]


  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. ^ Daniel Colindres y Víctor Bolívar serán los dos nuevos refuerzos del Puntarenas F. C. - Nación (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Bashundhara Kings bring in striker who played Russia World Cup". The Daily Star. 13 September 2018. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Costa Rica national team World Cup squad: Oscar Ramirez names 23-man roster featuring Keylor Navas, six MLS players - Goal.com". goal.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Daniel Colindres". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  6. ^ He is a member of The Light of the World Church. Daniel Colindres celebró junto a su papá- Al Dia (in Spanish) Archived 12 November 2017 at the Wayback Machine

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