Famous Costa Rican Sportspersons

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Joel Campbell
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Joel Campbell
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Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Bryan Ruiz
(Costa Rican Former Professional Footballer)
Bryan Ruiz
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Birthdate: August 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Keylor Navas
(Costa Rican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Keylor Navas
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Birthdate: December 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica

Keylor Navas is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as goal keeper for his national team and for his club Paris Saint-Germain. Considered one of the world's best goalkeepers, Keylor was named CONCACAF Men's Goalkeeper of the Year for three consecutive years between 2016 and 2018.

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Paulo Wanchope
(Costa Rican Football Coach and Former Professional Footballer)
Paulo Wanchope
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Birthdate: July 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Francisco Fonseca
(Nicaraguan Professional Boxer)
Francisco Fonseca
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Birthdate: March 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Rama, Nicaragua
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bryan Oviedo
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back or Left Midfielder)
Bryan Oviedo
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Birthdate: February 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Kendall Waston
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Kendall Waston
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Birthdate: January 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Cristian Gamboa
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Cristian Gamboa
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Birthdate: October 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liberia, Costa Rica Liberia, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Claudia Poll
(Swimmer)
Claudia Poll
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Birthdate: December 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Managua Managua, Nicaragua
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Celso Borges
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Celso Borges
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Birthdate: May 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Marco Ureña
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Marco Ureña
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Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Christian Bolaños
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Christian Bolaños
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Birthdate: May 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hatillo District, San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Johnny Acosta
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Johnny Acosta
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Birthdate: July 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Hanna Gabriel
(Costa Rican Professional Boxer)
Hanna Gabriel
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Birthdate: January 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Giancarlo González
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Giancarlo González
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Birthdate: February 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Francisco Calvo
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Francisco Calvo
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Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Raquel Rodríguez
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Raquel Rodríguez
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Birthdate: October 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Yokasta Valle
(Costa Rican Professional Boxer)
Yokasta Valle
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Birthdate: August 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Johan Venegas
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger or Forward)
Johan Venegas
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Birthdate: November 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Limón, Costa Rica
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Rónald Matarrita
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Rónald Matarrita
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Birthdate: July 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Yeltsin Tejeda
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Yeltsin Tejeda
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Birthdate: March 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limón, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Rolando Fonseca
(Costa Rican Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Rolando Fonseca
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Birthdate: June 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Alejandro Ramirez
(Chess player)
Alejandro Ramirez
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Birthdate: June 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Michael Umaña
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Michael Umaña
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Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Andrey Amador
(Sport cyclist)
Andrey Amador
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Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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David Guzmán
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
David Guzmán
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Birthdate: February 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Nery Brenes
(Sprinter)
Nery Brenes
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Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limon, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Randall Leal
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Attacking Midfielder and Winger)
Randall Leal
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Birthdate: January 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Julio Cascante
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Julio Cascante
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Birthdate: October 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Shirley Cruz
(Costa Rican Retired Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Shirley Cruz
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Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Daniel Colindres
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Daniel Colindres
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Birthdate: January 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Patrick Pemberton
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Patrick Pemberton
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Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limón Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Leonel Moreira
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Leonel Moreira
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Birthdate: April 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Silvia Poll
(Swimmer)
Silvia Poll
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Birthdate: September 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Managua Managua, Nicaragua
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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José Guillermo Ortiz
(Costa Rican International Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
José Guillermo Ortiz
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Birthdate: June 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uruca, Costa Rica
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ulises Segura
(Costa Rican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ulises Segura
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Birthdate: June 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalupe, Costa Rica
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Randall Azofeifa
(Costa Rican Former Football Midfielder)
Randall Azofeifa
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Birthdate: December 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Natasha Aguilar
(Swimmer)
Natasha Aguilar
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Birthdate: June 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Costa Rica
Died: January 1, 2016
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Andrea Vargas
(Athlete)
Andrea Vargas
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Birthdate: May 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Bryan Vázquez
(Costa Rican Professional Boxer)
Bryan Vázquez
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Birthdate: August 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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José Salvatierra
(Costa Rican Football Player)
José Salvatierra
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Birthdate: October 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Escazú, Costa Rica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Melissa Herrera
(Costa Rican Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Melissa Herrera
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Birthdate: October 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Johanna Solano
(Model)
Johanna Solano
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Birthdate: October 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Gabriela Traña
(Costa Rican Marathon Runner)
Gabriela Traña
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Birthdate: March 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Gloriana Villalobos
(Costa Rican Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Gloriana Villalobos
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Birthdate: August 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Carl Davis Drumond
(Costa Rican Professional Boxer)
Carl Davis Drumond
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Birthdate: February 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
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Gabriela Guillen
(Costa Rican Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Gabriela Guillen
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Birthdate: March 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tibás, Costa Rica
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Daniela Cruz
(Costa Rican Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Daniela Cruz
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Birthdate: March 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tibás, Costa Rica
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Juan Antonio Marin
(Costa Rican Former Professional Tennis Player)
Juan Antonio Marin
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Birthdate: March 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Born to Spanish parents, in Costa Rica, tennis player Juan Antonio Marín represented Spain in the sport initially. Since 1998, however, he has been playing for Costa Rica, his country of birth. Though he hasn’t yet won a Grand Slam, he came close to beating Pete Sampras once.

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José Leitón
(Costa Rican Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
José Leitón
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Birthdate: August 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moravia, Costa Rica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)