Darío Delgado (footballer, born 1985)
|Full name||Darío Delgado Mora|
|Date of birth||December 14, 1985|
|Place of birth||Costa Rica|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2010||→ Chivas USA (loan)||22||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 30, 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 14, 2010
During the Clausura 2008 season he debuted in the Costa Rican First Division appearing in 11 games scoring 2 goals. For the 2008-2009 season, he played in 30 games in which he scored 2 goals captaining Puntarenas F.C.. During the 2009 Winter Tournament he was recognized by UNAFUT as the league's top player.
In January 2010, it was rumored that he was signed by Major League Soccer team Seattle Sounders FC. In truth, Real Salt Lake had the MLS rights to Delgado. RSL traded these rights to Chivas USA in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft. Chivas USA signed Delgado on a season's loan on April 4, 2010.
Delgado transferred to Chinese club Guangdong Sunray Cave F.C. at March 2011. On 11 May 2011, he suffered a fracture of tibia and fibula during a FA Cup match against Tianjin Songjiang, ruling him out for the rest of the 2011 league season.
He made his debut for Costa Rica in a May 2009 friendly match against Venezuela and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 12 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches was called up for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup playing 3 games. He also played at the 2011 Copa Centroamericana.
His most recent international was a February 2011 friendly against Venezuela.
- Romero, Jose (20 January 2010). "Report: Sounders FC to add Costa Rica's Delgado". Seattle Times. Retrieved 20 January 2010.
- 广东日之泉晋级足协杯八强 达里奥本赛季或报销(Chinese)
- Darío Delgado termina contrato con Puntarenas y busca vincularse al extranjero - Nación (Spanish)
- José Garro se va a Pérez Zeledón y Darío Delgado a Carmelita - Nación (Spanish)
- Dario Delgado es nuevo refuerzo del Cartaginés - Nación (Spanish)
- Darío Delgado – FIFA competition record
- Copa Centroamericana 2011 (UNCAF Nations Cup) - RSSSF