Daniel Torres (Costa Rican footballer)
|Full name||Daniel Torres González|
|Date of birth||October 14, 1977|
|Place of birth||Moravia, Costa Rica|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|2006–2007||Real Salt Lake||26||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2009|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 April 2009
Torres started his football career with Deportivo Saprissa, making his Primera División debut on 16 February 1996 against Ramonense. With Saprissa, he won several national and international titles between 1996 and 2001.
He signed with the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer on September 8, 2001. In 2002, Torres appeared in 28 matches for the Crew, starting in 25 of them. He appeared in only eight games in 2003 before being transferred to his former team, Deportivo Saprissa, where he spent 2004 helping the club capture its 24th Costa Rican First Division Title.
In 2005, Torres signed with Tromsø IL of the Norwegian Premier League. He spent part of the season at the club before being transferred to Bodens BK in the Swedish Superettan. He played 11 games for his new club and was named “Player of the Match” five times. Torres made his return to Major League Soccer in the 2006 season, starting in the first 16 games for Real Salt Lake before suffering a season ending foot injury on July 14, 2006 in a 3–1 victory against the New England Revolution. He started in nine of the first ten games of the 2007 season for Real Salt Lake before being transferred to Bryne FK in the Norwegian First Division, where he played through the 2008 season alongside compatriot Carlos Johnson.
Torres is a son of José Torres and Yadira González and has two brothers.
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- Cinco ticos se instalan en la liga del frío - Nación (in Spanish)
- RSL adds Thompson in MLS Waiver Draft
- Daniel Torres – FIFA competition record (archive)
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- Muy personal - Nación (in Spanish)
- Daniel Torres at National-Football-Teams.com