Danny Fonseca

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Danny Fonseca
Personal information
Full name Danny Alberto Fonseca Bravo
Date of birth (1979-11-07) 7 November 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Cartago, Costa Rica
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Youth career
Municipal Paraíso
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 Cartaginés 276
2006–2009 Brujas 116 (9)
2010– Cartaginés 139 (13)
National team
2003–2008 Costa Rica 28 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 June 2014.

Danny Alberto Fonseca Bravo (born 7 November 1979) is a Costa Rican professional footballer. He currently plays club football for Cartaginés.

Club career[edit]

A native of Cartago, Fonseca has played the majority of his career at local side Cartaginés. In February 2013 he tied club legend Leonel Hernández for most league games played for the club, with 360.[1] He also had a few seasons at Brujas, but returned to Cartaginés in May 2010.[2]

In October 2013, Fonseca reached 500 league games in the Costa Rican Primera División, the 14th player in the league history to do so.[3]

International career[edit]

Fonseca played at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship held in Nigeria.[4]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a February 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Honduras and collected a total of 28 caps, scoring 2 goals. He represented his country in 4 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4] and was selected as a member of the Costa Rica squad at the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals.[4] He was the first player to be booked in the FIFA World Cup 2006 during his country's 4-2 defeat to Germany. Also he played at the 2003[5] and 2005 UNCAF Nations Cups[6] as well as at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[7] He was a non-playing squad member at the 2004 Copa América.[8]

His final international was a January 2008 friendly match 1994 against Iran.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Costa Rica's goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 November 2005 Stade d'Honneur de Dillon, Fort-de-France, Martinique  France 2–0 2–3 Friendly match
2. 1 March 2006 Azadi Stadium, Teheran, Iran  Iran 2–3 2–3 Friendly match


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