Saúl Phillips

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Saúl Phillips
Personal information
Full name Saúl Phillips Fernández
Date of birth (1984-10-03) October 3, 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth , Costa Rica
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Saprissa
2007–2009 Brujas
2009–2010 Santos de Guápiles
2011 Saprissa
2011–2012 Municipal
2013–2014 USAC
2014– Bayamón
National team
2001 Costa Rica U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Saúl Phillips Fernández (born October 3, 1984) is a Costa Rican football player who currently plays for Bayamón in the National Premier Soccer League.

Club career[edit]

Phillips came through the youth system at Alajuelense[1] and has played for Saprissa from 2001. With Saprissa he won two national championships as well as a UNCAF Cup title and a CONCACAF Champions Cup title. He also played the 2005 FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup, where Saprissa finished third behind São Paulo and Liverpool

He moved to Brujas in summer 2007[2] and was captain of Santos de Guápiles[3] before returning to Saprissa in December 2010.[4]

In December 2012, Phillips left Guatemalan giants Municipal,[5] joining Universidad and in summer 2014 he moved to Puerto Rico to play for Bayamón.[6]

International career[edit]

He was part of the Costa Rican national team that played in the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in Trinidad and Tobago.[7] He never made it to the senior national team.