|Full name||Ricardo Emir James Rayo|
|Date of birth||May 7, 1966|
|Place of birth||Bocas del Toro, Panama|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Guabito de Bocas|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2006.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2005
James played for local side Guabito de Bocas but never in the ANAPROF league, since he spent most of his career in Honduras playing for Platense and Olimpia. He yielded a humorous goal to Wilmer Velasquez while playing for Platense in the 1998–99 season.
He retired aged 40, after winning a 5th Honduran league title with Olimpia.
James made his debut for Panama in a March 1993 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Honduras and has earned a total of 43 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country in 17 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Honours and awards
- C.D. Platense
- C.D. Olimpia
- PORTEROS PANAMEÑOS Los guantes de oro - La Prensa (Spanish)
- "¿Quién gritará el gol 15 mil de la liga nacional?" (in Spanish). La Prensa (Honduras). 2008-09-25. Retrieved 2009-08-31.
- ‘Sin disciplina ni trabajo, uno no puede lograr nada en la vida’ - Crítica (Spanish)
- Appearances for Panama National Team Archived April 17, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
- Ricardo James – FIFA competition record
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1993 - Full Details Archived December 24, 2004, at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
- Ricardo James o Anthony Torres, uno regresará al Platense - Diez (Spanish)
- Ricardo James at National-Football-Teams.com
- Señor Arquero, Ricardo James (Bio) - Somos Lasele (Spanish)
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