David Andrew Myrie Medrano (born June 1, 1988 in Puerto Viejo) is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for Pérez Zeledón.

David Myrie
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Personal information
Full name David Andrew Myrie Medrano
Date of birth (1988-06-01) June 1, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2001–2005 Limón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Cádiz
2006–2007Barbate (loan) 5 (1)
2007–2008 Puntarenas 11 (0)
2008–2009 Alajuelense 14 (0)
2009 Chicago Fire 0 (0)
2010 Philadelphia Union 1 (0)
2010–2011 Limón 21 (2)
2011 Fredrikstad 2 (1)
2012 Limón 12 (0)
2012–2013 Uruguay 29 (4)
2013–2016 Herediano 103 (5)
2016 San Carlos 8 (0)
2017 Deportivo Saprissa 21 (1)
2017–2018 Pérez Zeledón 33 (0)
2019– Limón
National team
Costa Rica U-17 4 (0)
2007 Costa Rica U-20 3 (0)
2010– Costa Rica 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:36, 23 September 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 17, 2017

Club careerEdit

Myrie started his professional career with Cádiz of the Spanish Segunda División. He later moved back to Costa Rica, play with both Puntarenas, and Alajuelense. Myrie made 12 appearances for Puntarenas during the 2007–08 season and 16 appearances for Alajuelense during the 2008–09 season.[1]

Major League SoccerEdit

He was signed by the Chicago Fire on September 15, 2009,[2] but did not make any league appearances for the club. Myrie was subsequently selected by Philadelphia Union in the 2009 MLS Expansion Draft on 25 November 2009, before he had made his senior debut for Chicago.[3] On March 30, 2010 Myrie was released by the Philadelphia Union, despite starting in the club's inaugural game.[4]

On August 2, 2011 Myrie was announced as the new player of Fredrikstad Fotballklubb (FFK)[5] Myrie was signed as a replacement for Cristian Gamboa, who was sold to FC København one day before Myrie came to Fredrikstad.

On May 27, 2013 Myrie was signed by Herediano of the Primera División de Costa Rica.[6]

International careerEdit

Myrie was part of the Costa Rican 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship squad as well as the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad.[2][7]

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a November 2010 friendly match against Jamaica and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 12 caps, scoring no goals. He was a last minute inclusion in the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad after injury to Heiner Mora[8] and played one game in Brazil.[7] He also played at the 2011 Copa Centroamericana.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

David is the younger brother of fellow Costa Rican international defender Roy Myrie.[10]


  1. ^ "Dave Myrie Medrano" (in Spanish). Nacion.com. Retrieved 2009-11-25.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b [1]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-28. Retrieved 2009-11-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-08. Retrieved 2010-03-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Google Translate". Translate.google.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  6. ^ "Heredia is behind Dave Myrie, Leandrinho and Hansell Arauz" (in Spanish). Al Dia.cr. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2013-02-06.
  7. ^ a b David MyrieFIFA competition record
  8. ^ "Heiner Mora se lesiona y dice adiós al Mundial; Dave Myrie lo sustituye". Nacion.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  9. ^ "Copa Centroamericana 2011 (UNCAF Nations Cup)". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  10. ^ Selección Infantil de futbol Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine - Nación (in Spanish)

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