|Full name||Olman Andrés Vargas López|
|Date of birth||April 15, 1985|
|Place of birth||San José, Costa Rica|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Antigua de Guatemala|
|2010||→ Brujas (loan)||12||(1)|
|2010–2011||→ Herediano (loan)||53||(19)|
|2014||→ Universidad (loan)||13||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 23, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 16, 2012
A tall striker, Vargas began his career with Ramonense, before moving to Carmelita where he scored 14 goals in 38 matches. While at Carmelita, Vargas was noticed by storied First Division club Deportivo Saprissa and joined the club for the 2009-10 season. He made 11 league appearances for Saprissa and netted 2 goals. He was then loaned to Brujas FC for the second half of the 2009-10 season. He appeared in 12 matches for Brujas only scoring 1 goal. In 2010 he was sent on loan to C.S. Herediano, and helped guide his new club into the 2010 Apertura playoffs and the final of the 2011 Apertura where it lost to Alajuelense in a penalty shootout. While with Herediano the striker netted 19 goals in 53 league appearances.
On November 20, 2012, Vargas was released by the Columbus Crew. He signed with Herediano at the beginning of 2013, but left them for Universidad in summer 2014. In December 2014 he signed for Guatemalan side Antigua de Guatemala.
Vargas made his debut for Costa Rica in an April 2012 friendly match against Honduras in which he immediately scored. He won his second and final cap in a June 2012 FIFA World Cup qualification match against El Salvador.
Vargas has been engaged to model Tasha Hines since September 2013.
- Ramonense con 11 derrotas - Nación (Spanish)
- Olman Vargas firmó por tres años con Saprissa - Nación (Spanish)
- Olman Vargas jugará con Brujas - Nación (Spanish)
- Olman Vargas jugará con Herediano - Nación (Spanish)
- Crew Communications. "Crew signs Costa Rican Forward Olman Vargas | Columbus Crew". Thecrew.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
- Olman Vargas jugará en el Herediano - Nación (Spanish)
- UCR pretende al delantero herediano Olman Vargas: 'Yo quiero tener más ritmo de partido' - Nación (Spanish)
- Olman Vargas jugará en el Antigua de Guatemala - Nación (Spanish)
- Olman Vargas – FIFA competition record
- Tasha Hines: "Él me hace feliz" - Al Día (Spanish)