|Full name||Germán José Chavarría Jiménez|
|Date of birth||19 March 1959|
|Place of birth||Tibás, San José Province, Costa Rica|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Herediano (assistant coach)|
|1999–2000||San Lorenzo de Heredia|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2014|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 June 2014
Chavarría made his professional debut for Herediano on 12 November 1978 against Saprissa and scored his first goal on 7 June 1981 against Puntarenas. He would play his entire career for Herediano from 1978 to 1995, making him the club record-holder with most games when he played 492 consecutive Costa Rican Primera División matches without being expelled.
He retired after a testimonial match on 6 December 1995.
The moustached defensive midfielder made his debut for Costa Rica in a March 1983 friendly match against Mexico and collected 46 caps, scoring 1 goal. He was part of the Tico's squad that played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy, and featured in all four games played. He also played at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
He played his final international on December 17, 1994 against Saudi Arabia.
- Scores and results list Costa Rica's goal tally first.
|1.||18 May 1983||San José, Costa Rica||Honduras||3–2||1984 Olympic Games qualification|
In May 2014, Chavarría was appointed assistant to Herediano manager César Méndez.
He is married to Angela Chaves and they have two children.
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- En el Herediano el record se llama Germán Chavarría - UNAFUT (in Spanish)
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- "Costa Rica - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-07-06. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
- Germán Chavarría – FIFA competition record (archive)
- "German Chavarria". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2012-10-20. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
- German Chavarría será asistente técnico del Herediano - Nación (in Spanish)
- Germán Chavarría at National-Football-Teams.com
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