|Full name||Farlen Ilama Solís|
|Date of birth||25 August 1972|
|Place of birth||
San Isidro de El General,|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
A short-built striker, Ilama made his professional debut on 19 January 1992 for hometown club Pérez Zeledón against Alajuelense and played a total of 221 games for the club, scoring 70 goals. He had trials with German Zweite Bundesliga sides Carl Zeiss Jena, Wattenscheid and Waldhof Mannheim in 1995, but no transfer materialized. He also played for Costa Rica giants Saprissa, joining them in summer 1997, as well as Carmelita, Municipal Osa before returning at Pérez Zeledón in 2003, six months after leaving an alcohol clinic. He then moved to Ramonense in 2004 and finished his career in 2005. He however returned to Carmelita in 2007.
Ilama made his debut for Costa Rica in a May 1992 friendly match against Ecuador and earned a total of 12 caps, scoring 2 goals. He represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches, scoring in his final international game.
- Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
|1.||28 May 1995||Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, United States||United States||1–0||2–1||Friendly match|
|2.||16 November 1997||Estadio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica||Canada||2–0||3–1||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
He has a daughter, Anyale Kharina, from his first marriage and another child with his second wife.
- Ilama revive y sueña - Nación (in Spanish)
- Farlen despierta simpatías - Nación (in Spanish)
- Farlen regresa... pero gustó - Nación (in Spanish)
- Ilama respira tranquilo - Nación (in Spanish)
- Todos apoyan el regreso de Farlen - Nación (in Spanish)
- Gol revive la pasión de Ilama - Nación (in Spanish)
- Generaleno Farlen Ilama Vuelve al futbol nacional - Perezzeledon (in Spanish)
- A las puertas del club de los grandes goleadores Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine - UNAFUT (in Spanish)
- La fama de los “chicos malos” - Al Día (in Spanish)
- ¿Quiero saber el historial de Farlen Ilama en la Primera División? - Nación (in Spanish)
- Farlen Ilama – FIFA competition record
- Farlen Ilama: “No culpo al fútbol” - Al Día (in Spanish)
- Farlen Ilama at National-Football-Teams.com