David Guzmán

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David Guzmán
David Guzmán - July 10, 2016 (cropped).jpg
Guzmán with Saprissa in 2016
Personal information
Full name David Alberto Guzmán Pérez
Date of birth (1990-02-18) 18 February 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Portland Timbers
Number 20
Youth career
Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2016 Saprissa 214 (18)
2017– Portland Timbers 36 (4)
National team
2009 Costa Rica U20 7 (1)
2010– Costa Rica 48 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 March 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 June 2018

David Alberto Guzmán Pérez (born 18 February 1990) is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays for the Portland Timbers as a midfielder.[2]

Club career[edit]

He 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]

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.[4]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in an October 2010 friendly match against Peru and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 9 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country at the 2011 Copa América[5] and was a non-playing squad member at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[6]

In May 2018 he was named in Costa Rica's 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 27 June 2018[8]
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 16 0
2018 7 0
Total 48 0

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. ^ David GuzmánFIFA competition record
  5. ^ Copa América 2011 - RSSSF
  6. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details - RSSSF
  7. ^ https://www.goal.com/en/amp/news/costa-rica-names-23-man-world-cup-squad-featuring-keylor/1bw2iz8pkma5614bzushqyyo7g
  8. ^ "David Guzmán". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 24 June 2018. 

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