Ricardo González (footballer)
|Full name||Ricardo Alonso González Fonseca|
|Date of birth||6 March 1974|
|Place of birth||San José, Costa Rica|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2011–2013||Uruguay de Coronado||48||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 July 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 16, 2009
Nicknamed el Gallo, González was relegated with Sagrada Familia after the 1994-95 season and then played for Carmelita and Alajuelense for whom he kept a record successive clean sheets, totalling 758 minutes in the 2002 season. He played 178 league games for Liga. He moved abroad to play alongside compatriot Rolando Fonseca for Comunicaciones of Guatemala in summer 2005 before joining Herediano in 2007.
González made his debut for Costa Rica in a friendly against Jamaica on September 27, 1995 and has made 44 appearances for the Costa Rica national football team, including three qualifying matches for the 2006 FIFA World Cup  and five qualifying matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
González made one appearance at the Copa América 2001 and four appearances at the Copa América 2004 He also made four appearances at the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup and two at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
He is married to Hazel Houdelath and they have four children: Karolina, Gabriel, Fabianna and Ivana.
- Sagrada en Primera - Nación (in Spanish)
- Carmelita: 1 - Alajuelense: 1 Con garra y corazón - Nación (in Spanish)
- Récords de goles rápidos y porteros - Nación (in Spanish)
- Alejandro González es leyenda en Alajuelense - UNAFUT (in Spanish)
- González y Fonseca a Guatemala - Nación (in Spanish)
- González firmó ayer con Heredia - Nación (in Spanish)
- Ricardo González jugará con Uruguay - Nación (in Spanish)
- González nos salvó - Nación (in Spanish)
- "Costa Rica - Details International Matches 1993-2003". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
- "Costa Rica - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on July 6, 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
- Ricardo González Fonseca – FIFA competition record
- "Copa América 2001". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
- "Copa América 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
- "http://www.rsssf.com/tables/03gc-full.html". RSSSF. Archived from the original on October 24, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-20. External link in
- "http://www.rsssf.com/tables/09gc-full.html". RSSSF. Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-26. External link in
- Ricardo González at National-Football-Teams.com
- World Cup 2002 profile - Nación (in Spanish)
- Profile at Nacion.com (in Spanish)
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