José Salvatierra

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José Salvatierra
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Personal information
Full name José Andres Salvatierra López
Date of birth (1989-10-10) 10 October 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Escazú, Costa Rica
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Right back, Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Alajuelense 241 (11)
National team
2011– Costa Rica 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 January 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2017

José Andres Salvatierra López (born 10 October 1989) is a Costa Rican football player, currently playing for Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, and for the Costa Rica national football team.

He plays as a fullback.[1]

Club career[edit]

Salvatierra made his professional debut on 7 April 2010 for Liga against Águilas Guanacastecas.[2]

Salvatierra moved to Major League Soccer side FC Dallas on 16 December 2016.[3]

On 24 January 2017, FC Dallas announced the club and Salvatierra agreed to part ways due to the player failing his physical and medical exams before the MLS Preseason.[4]

International career[edit]

Salvatierra made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a June 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Cuba and earned a total of 26 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[5] and played at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup,[6] 2011 Copa América[7] and 2013 Copa Centroamericana.


  1. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  2. ^ Profile Archived 2014-12-05 at the Wayback Machine - LD Alajuelense
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  5. ^ José SalvatierraFIFA competition record
  6. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine - RSSSF
  7. ^ Copa América 2011 - RSSSF

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