Jorge Castro (footballer)

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Jorge Alejandro Castro
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Personal information
Full name Jorge Alejandro Castro Salazar
Date of birth (1990-09-11) September 11, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Guadalupe
Number 9
Youth career
Deportivo Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Deportivo Saprissa 36 (10)
2010–2011 UCR (loan) 22 (1)
2011 Santos de Guápiles (loan) 13 (7)
2013–2015 Start 36 (8)
2014 Sarpsborg 08 (loan) 14 (2)
2015 Brann (loan) 14 (2)
2016–2017 Cartaginés 32 (4)
2017 Herediano 19 (0)
2017– Guadalupe 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 August 2017

Jorge Alejandro Castro Salazar (born 11 September 1990) is a Costa Rican football forward who currently plays for Guadalupe.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Deportivo Saprissa before signing a four-year contract with Start in December 2012.[1]

International career[edit]

Castro played at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Championship and 2009 FIFA World Youth Championship.[2]

He was part of the Costa Rica national football team squad for the 2011 Copa América, but did not play at all in the tournament.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2013 Start Tippeligaen 29 6 4 1 33 7
2014 7 2 3 2 10 4
2014 Sarpsborg 08 14 2 2 0 16 2
2015 Brann OBOS-ligaen 14 2 4 4 18 6
Career Total 64 12 13 7 77 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jorge Alejandro Castro firmó con el IK Start de Noruega – Nación (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Jorge CastroFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Jorge Castro – Copa América 2011

External links[edit]