Freddy Fernández

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Freddy Fernández
Personal information
Full name José Freddy Fernández Beita
Date of birth (1974-02-25) February 25, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth , Costa Rica
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Deportivo Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994-2009 Pérez Zeledón 212 (20)
2009 Águilas Guanacastecas 10 (0)
2010 Santos de Guápiles 10 (0)
National team
2007-2009 Costa Rica 25 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Beita.

José Freddy Fernández Beita (born February 25, 1974) is a Costa Rican footballer who played as defender.

Club career[edit]

Born in Pérez Zeledón, Fernández began playing club football with Municipal Pérez Zeledón at 20 years of age.[1] After spending most of his career with his hometown club, he joined Águilas Guanacastecas in May 2009[2] but left them after a brief spell[3] and finished his career with Santos de Guápiles.[4]

International career[edit]

Fernández made several appearances for the Costa Rica national football team, captaining the side during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds.[4] He made his international debut in the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup.[5] Fernández also participated in the 2007 and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup finals.[6][7]

His final international was an August 2009 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Honduras.


His parents are Aricelda Beita and Ezequías Fernández.[8]

Fernández is the brother of former Costa Rica international footballer, Pastor Fernández.[9]


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