Miguel Segura

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Miguel Segura
Personal information
Full name Miguel Antonio Segura Vargas
Date of birth (1963-09-02) 2 September 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth San Juan de Tibás, Costa Rica
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Belén (goalkeeper coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1986 Sagrada Familia
1986 Ramonense
1987–1991 Saprissa 83
1991 Palmares
1992–1993 Turrialba
1993–1994 Limonense
1994–1997 Municipal Limeño
1997 Dragón
1998 Turrialba
1998–2000 Deportivo Carchá
National team
1983–1990 Costa Rica 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Segura and the second or maternal family name is Vargas.

Miguel Antonio Segura Vargas (born 2 September 1963) is a retired Costa Rican football goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

He started his career in 1983 at Sagrada Familia, had a spell at Ramonense[1] and moved to Saprissa in 1987.[2] He ended up playing 83 games for Saprissa.[3] He also played for Palmares,[4] Turrialba, Limonense and abroad for Salvadoran sides Municipal Limeño and Dragón and Guatemalan outfit Deportivo Carchá.[1]

When with Saprissa, Segura set a new Costa Rican Primera Division record of keeping a clean sheet of 855 minutes during 10 matches in 1989.[2][5] Until 2012, he also held the Centroamerican record but was surpassed by Guatemalan goalkeeper Ricardo Jerez.[6]

International career[edit]

Nicknamed Manguera, Segura was a non-playing squad member for Costa Rica in the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[7]


After retiring as a player, Segura worked in the minor leagues as a coach.[1] He also worked as a goalkeeper coach, for Cartaginés[8] and Uruguay de Coronado among others. In 2014, he was goalkeeper coach at Belén FC.[9]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Kattia María Mora Soto and has one daughter, Jessica.[2]


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