José Villalobos

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José Villalobos
Personal information
Full name José Miguel Villalobos Chan
Date of birth (1981-06-05) 5 June 1981 (age 35)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Uruguay de Coronado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2005 Cartaginés
2005-2008 Herediano
2008-2014 Cartaginés
2014 Pérez Zeledón 11 (0)
2015- Uruguay de Coronado
National team
2004 Costa Rica U23 4 (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 Villalobos and the second or maternal family name is Chan.

José Miguel Villalobos Chan (born June 5, 1981) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a defender for Uruguay de Coronado.

Club career[edit]

Villalobos made his debut for Cartaginés in 2000[1] and played for 10 years with the side during two spells, both sides of a couple of seasons at Herediano, before eventually moving to Pérez Zeledón in summer 2014.[2] He signed for Uruguay de Coronado ahead of the 2015 Verano season.[3]

International career[edit]

He was a member of Costa Rica U23 team who competed at 2004 Summer Olympics,[4] playing the full 90 minutes in all matches as Costa Rica lost to Argentina on the quarterfinals and scoring in the group stage match against Portugal.[5] Villalobos was called up for the first time to the senior national team in August 2009,[6] but has not yet made a competitive appearance for the full squad.


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