Pablo Salazar

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Pablo Salazar
Personal information
Full name Pablo Andres Salazar Sánchez
Date of birth (1982-11-21) 21 November 1982 (age 33)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number TBA
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Santa Barbara
2003–2006 Cartaginés 49 (0)
2006–2008 Alajuelense 50 (3)
2008–2010 Municipal Liberia 42 (0)
2010–2011 Universidad de Costa Rica 21 (1)
2011–2015 Herediano 93 (10)
2015–2016 Mérida 19 (0)
2016– Herediano 0 (0)
National team
2005– Costa Rica 6 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 January 2016.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Salazar and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.

Pablo Andres Salazar Sánchez (born 21 November 1982) is a Costa Rican footballer, who plays at defender for Herediano.

Club career[edit]

He started his professional debut at Santa Barbara and also played for Cartaginés, Alajuelense, Municipal Liberia, Universidad de Costa Rica before joining Herediano in summer 2011.[1] In February 2015, he signed with Mérida.[2]

International career[edit]

Salazar has played at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship[3] and competed for Costa Rica at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[4]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a November 2005 friendly match against France[5] and has, as of 14 November 2014, earned a total of 6 caps, scoring no goals. He received a call-up to the national team as it prepared for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup, replacing injured defender Michael Umaña[6] but only won his second cap 7 years after his debut when he played at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana.


  1. ^ Carlos Castro y Pablo Salazar firmaron con Herediano - Nación (Spanish)
  2. ^ Pablo Salazar, el nuevo refuerzo de Venados
  3. ^ Pablo SalazarFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Pablo Salazar Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-11-29. 
  5. ^ "Rumbo al mundial". El Universo. 8 November 2005. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Araya, Fernando (30 June 2009). "Defensa Pablo Salazar se unió a la Selección" [Defender Pablo Salazar joins the national team] (in Spanish). Diario al Dia. 

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