Rodrigo Cordero

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Rodrigo Cordero
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Antonio Cordero Solano
Date of birth (1973-12-04) 4 December 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Moravia, Costa Rica
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Municipal Puriscal (7)
1995–1997 Alajuelense
1997 Carmelita
1998–2004 Herediano
2003 Cartaginés
2004–2005 Brujas 23 (0)
2005–2006 Cartaginés 28 (0)
2006–2007 Pérez Zeledón 26 (0)
2007–2008 Puntarenas 21 (1)
2008–2010 Ramonense 51 (3)
2010–2011 Barrio Mexico
National team
2000–2004 Costa Rica 34 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 16, 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 16, 2008

Rodrigo Antonio Cordero Solano (born 4 December 1973) is a retired Costa Rican professional footballer.

Club career[edit]

Cordero made his debut on 4 September 1994 for second division outfit Municipal Puriscal against Uruguay de Coronado.[1]

Nicknamed Rocky, he later played for Alajuelense, Herediano, Brujas,[2] Cartaginés,[3] Pérez Zeledón, Puntarenas,[4] Ramonense before moving to second division side Barrio Mexico in summer 2010.[5] He was a tough-tackling holding midfielder with enormous energy and determination.

International career[edit]

Cordero made his debut for Costa Rica in a friendly match against Paraguay on June 21, 2000[6] and has made 34 appearances for the Costa Rica national football team,[7] including 14 qualifying matches for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.[8] He represented his country at the 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup[9] as well as at the 2001 Copa América[10] and was a non-playing squad member at the 2002 World Cup.[11]

His final international was a June 2004 friendly against Nicaragua.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. February 28, 2001 Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, San José, Costa Rica  Honduras 2–2 2–2 World Cup qualifier


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