Leonel Moreira

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Leonel Moreira
Personal information
Full name Leonel Gerardo "Osito" Moreira Ledezma
Date of birth (1990-04-04) 4 April 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Heredia, Costa Rica
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Herediano 113 (0)
National team
2011– Costa Rica 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leonel Gerardo Moreira Ledezma (born 4 April 1990) is a Costa Rican football player, currently playing for Herediano in Primera División de Costa Rica, and for the Costa Rica national football team. Osito plays as a goalkeeper.[1]

Club career[edit]

Moreira came through the Herediano youth system[2] and has only played for the Florenses.

International career[edit]

Moreira was a of Costa Rica's 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad,[3] where Costa Rica finished 4th after losing to Hungary in the 3rd place match.

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a July 2011 Copa América match against Colombia[4] and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 5 caps, scoring no goals. He was a non-playing squad member at the 2011 and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cups.

Personal life[edit]

Moreira is married to Yuli Granados and they have a son, Santiago[5]


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