Ariel Santana

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Ariel Santana
Personal information
Full name Ariel Santana Céspedes
Date of birth (1988-01-21) 21 January 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth San José, Costa Rica
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 UCR
2008–2010 Saprissa 5 (1)
2009Deportivo Pereira (loan) 6 (0)
2010 Ramonense
2010–2011 Puntarenas 25 (5)
2011– Belén 110 (25)
National team
2007 Costa Rica U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 January 2013

Ariel Santana Céspedes (born 21 January 1988) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a striker for Belén.[1]

Club career[edit]

Santana started his career at Universidad, then played for Saprissa and had a loan spell at Colombian side Deportivo Pereira, before moving to Ramonense in January 2010[2] and then Puntarenas in summer 2010.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Ariel is a son of Carlos Santana,[3] who played for Costa Rica during the 1984 Summer Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ Movimientos del Verano Fernández será ficha de Santos - Nación (in Spanish)
  3. ^ a b Ariel Santana jugará con Puntarenas - La Nación (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Ariel SantanaFIFA competition record

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