Kurt Bernard

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Kurt Bernard
Personal information
Full name Kurt Bernard Simpson
Date of birth (1977-12-08) December 8, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Limón, Costa Rica
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Limón F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Limonense (37)
2001–2002 Santos de Guápiles 29 (8)
2002–2005 Herediano 27 (10)
2005–2009 Puntarenas 85 (40)
2009– Limón 69 (22)
National team
2006–2007 Costa Rica 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 19, 2013
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2014

Kurt Bernard Simpson (born December 8, 1977) is a professional Costa Rican footballer. He currently plays his club football for Limón F.C. and was the top scorer in the Costa Rican league in 2005-2006.

Club career[edit]

He started his career with hometown club Limonense and later played for Santos de Guápiles, Herediano, Puntarenas,[1] before rejoining his first club, the renamed Limón.

He is the only player who is the all-time club top goalscorer of two different teams in Costa Rica, scoring 40 for Puntarenas and 57 for Limon as of September 2013.[2] By November 2013, he had scored 117 goals in the Costa Rican Premier Division.[3]

International career[edit]

Bernard made his debut for Costa Rica in a February 2006 friendly match against South Korea and has earned a total of 10 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country at the 2006 FIFA World Cup[4] and played at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup.[5]

His final international was a February 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Panama.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Costa Rica's goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 February 2007 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Panama 1–1 1–1 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup


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