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Leonel Gerardo Moreira Ledezma (born 4 April 1990) is a Costa Rican football player, currently playing for Pachuca, and for the Costa Rica national football team. Moreira plays as a goalkeeper.[2]

Leonel Moreira
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Moreira with Herediano in 2016
Personal information
Full name Leonel Gerardo Moreira Ledezma
Date of birth (1990-04-04) 4 April 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Heredia, Costa Rica
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Pachuca
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2018 Herediano 276 (0)
2019– Pachuca 0 (0)
National team
2011– Costa Rica 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2018

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Club careerEdit

Moreira came through the Herediano youth system[3] and has only played for the Florenses.

International careerEdit

Moreira was in Costa Rica's 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad,[4] where Costa Rica finished 4th after losing to Hungary in the 3rd place match.

He made his senior debut for Costa Rica in a July 2011 Copa América match against Colombia[5] and has, as of May 2014, earned a total of 5 caps, scoring no goals. He was a non-playing squad member at the 2011 and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cups.

In May 2018 he was named in Costa Rica's 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

Statistics accurate as of match played 22 June 2018.[7]
Costa Rica
Year Apps Goals
2011 3 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 1 0
2015 0 0
2016 1 0
2017 2 0
2018 1 0
Total 8 0

Personal lifeEdit

Moreira is married to Yuli Granados and they have a son, Santiago.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 24 June 2018. p. 6.
  2. ^ "Profile". Goal.com. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  3. ^ Tricolor carecerá de experiencia en el arco 3 Jóvenes opciones Archived 6 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine – Nación ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
  4. ^ Leonel MoreiraFIFA competition record
  5. ^ Debutantes con buena actuación Moreira no solo cumplió, sino que terminó como la figura – Nación ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
  6. ^ https://www.goal.com/en/amp/news/costa-rica-names-23-man-world-cup-squad-featuring-keylor/1bw2iz8pkma5614bzushqyyo7g
  7. ^ "Leonel Moreira". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  8. ^ Leonel Moreira, portero herediano, fue goleado por el matrimonio – Al Día ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)

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