Roy Smith (footballer, born 1990)

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Roy Smith
Personal information
Full name Roy Alexander Smith Lewis
Date of birth (1990-04-19) 19 April 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Brujas 53 (0)
2011 Orión 13 (0)
2012 Gainare Tottori 6 (0)
2013 The Strongest 12 (1)
2013–2014 Uruguay 27 (0)
2014–2015 Santos de Guápiles 43 (0)
2016 Cartaginés 14 (0)
2016–2018 Honduras Progreso 72 (4)
2018– Marathón 0 (0)
National team
2010– Costa Rica 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:28, 24 March 2012 (UTC)

Roy Alexander Smith Lewis (born 19 April 1990) is a Costa Rican professional defender currently playing for Marathón.

Club career[edit]

Smith started his career at Brujas and had a spell at Orión. He then moved abroad to play for Japanese second division side Gainare Tottori in 2012, where he was joined by compatriot Kenny Cunningham[1] and in January 2013 Bolivian champions The Strongest announced Smith's arrival at the club,[2] with Cunningham again joining him. He scored his first goal for The Strongest in March 2013 against Oriente Petrolero.[3]

He returned to Costa Rica and made his debut for Uruguay in August 2013 against Cartaginés[4] He moved to Santos de Guápiles in summer 2014.

International career[edit]

Smith played at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup and in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where the Costa Rica national under-20 football team, came 4th after losing to Hungary in the match for the 3rd place.[5]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in an October 2010 friendly match against Peru and won his second cap, as of November 2014, a few days later against El Salvador.


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