Edgar Marín

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Edgar Marín
Personal information
Full name Edgar Ceferino Marín Leví
Date of birth (1943-05-22) 22 May 1943 (age 77)
Place of birth Pueblo Nuevo, Costa Rica
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
1956–1962 Saprissa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1967 Saprissa
1967–1968 Oakland Clippers 46 (12)
1969 Kansas City Spurs 0 (0)
1970–1979 Saprissa
National team
1963–1976 Costa Rica 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edgar Ceferino Marín Leví (born 22 May 1943) is a Costa Rican retired footballer.

Club career[edit]

Born in Pueblo Nuevo, Puntarenas,[1] Marín made his league debut in 1962 for Deportivo Saprissa against Uruguay de Coronado[2] and played for them until 1967 before moving to the NASL to play for the Oakland Clippers and Kansas City Spurs. He also failed tests for PEC Zwolle and Go Ahead Eagles[2] in the Netherlands.[3]

Marín won 12 Primera División de Costa Rica titles with Deportivo Saprissa during the 1960s and 1970s.[4] He won six consecutive titles from 1972 to 1977.[5]

International career[edit]

Marín also represented Costa Rica at the international level, representing his country in 10 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[6][7] He won a total of 32 caps, scoring 4 goals.[2]

He retired in 1979.


  1. ^ "Figuras del ayer: Edgar Marín". UNAFUT. 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
  2. ^ a b c Carrera de Édgar Marín en el fútbol - Nación (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Calvo Castro, Rodrigo (21 September 1999). "A las puertas de la gloria" [At the gates of glory] (in Spanish). La Nación.
  4. ^ "Dirigencia dice que el morado se mantendrá". Al Día. 2006-08-26. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
  5. ^ "EDGAR MARIN LEVI" (in Spanish). Salón de la Fama del Deporte Costarricense. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  6. ^ Edgar MarínFIFA competition record
  7. ^ Edgar MarínFIFA competition record

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