Alexander Madrigal

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Alexander Madrigal
Personal information
Full name Alexander Mauricio Madrigal Ureña
Date of birth (1972-05-06) 6 May 1972 (age 48)
Place of birth Santa María de Dota, Costa Rica
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1996 Cartaginés
1996–1998 Alajuelense
1998–1999 Unión de Curtidores
1999–2000 León 15 (2)
2000–2002 La Piedad 80 (7)
2002–2003 Veracruz 18 (0)
2003 Dorados
2003–2004 Puntarenas 26 (2)
2005–2008 Pérez Zeledón 57 (6)
2008 Cobán Imperial
National team
1995–2002 Costa Rica 34 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alexander Mauricio Madrigal Ureña (born 6 May 1972) is a former Costa Rican-Mexican footballer.

Club career[edit]

Madrigal grew up in Santa María de Dota[1] and started his career at Cartaginés, with whom he lost the 1992–93 league title decider against Herediano and the 1995–96 final against Alajuelense,[2] and later joined Alajuelense before entering a 5-year spell in Mexico, where he played for 5 different clubs.

Madrigal also played for Municipal Pérez Zeledón.[3] El Machón finished his career at Guatemalan side Cobán Imperial.[4]

International career[edit]

Madrigal made his debut for Costa Rica in a May 1995 friendly match against the USA and earned a total of 34 caps, scoring 2 goals.[5] He represented his country in 12 FIFA World Cup qualification matches [6] and played at the 1995 UNCAF Nations Cup[7] and was selected for the Costa Rica national football team for the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[8]

His final international was an April 2002 friendly match against South Korea.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Costa Rica's goal tally first.
N. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 June 1995 Dongdaemun Stadium, Seoul, South Korea  Ecuador 1–2 1–2 1995 Korea Cup
2. 16 July 2000 Waterford National Stadium, Bridgetown, Barbados  Barbados 1–0 1–2 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ Personal: Alexánder Madrigal“Vendo solo al contado ” - Al Día (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Finales jugadas por Cartaginés - Nación (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Alexánder Madrigal". La Nacion. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. Retrieved 2009-05-25.
  4. ^ El comandante azul Madrigal es figura Archived 2014-09-06 at the Wayback Machine - Nuestro Diario (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Appearances for Costa Rica National Team Archived 2009-07-06 at the Wayback Machine - RSSSF
  6. ^ Alexander MadrigalFIFA competition record
  7. ^ UNCAF Tournament 1995 Archived May 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine - RSSSF
  8. ^ Courtney, Barrie. "CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1998 - Full Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 10 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-25.

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