David Guzmán

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David Guzmán
David Guzmán in March 2019.jpg
David Guzmán on March 17, 2019
Personal information
Full name David Alberto Guzmán Pérez
Date of birth (1990-02-18) 18 February 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Columbus Crew SC
Number 9
Youth career
Cartaginés
0000–2009 Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2016 Saprissa 174 (14)
2017–2019 Portland Timbers 44 (4)
2018Portland Timbers 2 (loan) 1 (0)
2019– Columbus Crew SC 11 (0)
National team
2007 Costa Rica U17 4 (0)
2009 Costa Rica U20 7 (1)
2010– Costa Rica 54 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 February 2019

David Alberto Guzmán Pérez (born 18 February 1990) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew SC.[2]

Club career[edit]

Guzmán made his debut for Saprissa in 2009 and stayed with the club for 7 years. On 22 December 2016, he joined MLS team Portland Timbers.[3]

On May 6, 2019, Guzman was traded to Columbus Crew SC in exchange for an international roster slot.[4]

International career[edit]

Guzmán played at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup and in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where the Costa Rica national under-20 football team, came 4th after losing to Hungary in the match for the 3rd place.[5]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in an October 2010 friendly match against Peru. He represented his country at the 2011 Copa América[6] and was a non-playing squad member at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[7]

In May 2018 he was named in Costa Rica's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 27 July 2019[9][10]
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental[b] Other[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Saprissa 2009–10 Primera División 12 1 1 0 13 1
2010–11 Primera División 9 1 9 1 18 2
2011–12 Primera División 22 0 22 0
2012–13 Primera División 14 0 14 0
2013–14 Primera División 32 1 0 0 32+ 1+
2014–15 Liga FPD 34 6 0 0 4 0 38+ 6+
2015–16 Liga FPD 28 2 0 0 3 1 31+ 3+
2016–17 Liga FPD 23 3 4 0 27 3
Total 174 14 0+ 0+ 21 2 0 0 195+ 16+
Portland Timbers 2017 MLS 25 1 0 0 1 0 26 1
2018 14 3 1 0 5 0 20 3
2019 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 44 4 1 0 0 0 6 0 51 4
Portland Timbers 2 (loan) 2018 USL 1 0 0 0 1 0
Columbus Crew SC 2019 MLS 11 0 2 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 230 18 3+ 0+ 21 2 6 0 260+ 20+
  1. ^ All known appearances in the U.S. Open Cup
  2. ^ All appearances in the CONCACAF Champions League
  3. ^ All appearances in the MLS Cup Playoffs

International[edit]

As of 2 February 2019[11]
Costa Rica
Year Apps Goals
2010 5 0
2011 6 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 11 0
2016 3 0
2017 17 0
2018 11 0
2019 1 0
Total 54 0

Honours[edit]

National[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "David Guzmán a la Tricolor". La Nación. 19 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.timbers.com/post/2016/12/22/portland-timbers-acquire-costa-rican-midfielder-david-guzm-n
  4. ^ Goldberg, Jamie (6 May 2019). "Portland Timbers officially trade David Guzman to Columbus Crew". OregonLive.com. The Oregonian. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  5. ^ David GuzmánFIFA competition record
  6. ^ Copa América 2011 - RSSSF
  7. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details - RSSSF
  8. ^ https://www.goal.com/en/amp/news/costa-rica-names-23-man-world-cup-squad-featuring-keylor/1bw2iz8pkma5614bzushqyyo7g
  9. ^ David Guzmán at Soccerway
  10. ^ David Guzmán at Major League Soccer
  11. ^ "David Guzmán". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 24 June 2018.

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