Alvaro Saborio

Date of birth25 March 1982
Place of birthCiudad Quesada, San Carlos
NationalityCosta Rica
Weight77 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionForward

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Deportivo Saprissa 01 Jul 2001 01 Jul 2006
FC Sion 01 Jul 2006
Bristol City 01 Sep 2009 17 Feb 2010 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Deportivo Saprissa FIFA Club World Championship 1
2009-10 Bristol City FA Cup
2
2009-10 Bristol City League Championship 11
8
2
4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Dec 2005 Deportivo Saprissa v Liverpool L 0-3 FIFA Club World Championship Semi-final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Costa Rica Central American and Caribbean Games 2
2
2002-03 Costa Rica International Friendly 1
2
2003-04 Costa Rica Copa America 1
3
2003-04 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup
2
1
2003-04 Costa Rica International Friendly 2
1
2
2003-04 Costa Rica Olympics 4
1
9
2004-05 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 1
2004-05 Costa Rica Olympics 3
1
1
2005-06 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 4
2
2
2005-06 Costa Rica International Friendly 3
2
2006-07 Costa Rica CONCACAF Gold Cup 4
1
2006-07 Costa Rica Four Team Tournament 2
2
2006-07 Costa Rica International Friendly 3
2
2007-08 Costa Rica International Friendly 3
1
2008-09 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 4
1
3
1
1
2009-10 Costa Rica CONCACAF Gold Cup 1
2
2009-10 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
2
2010-11 Costa Rica International Friendly 1
2011-12 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2
4
1
2011-12 Costa Rica International Friendly 1
1
2012-13 Costa Rica CONCACAF Gold Cup 3
1
1
2012-13 Costa Rica Copa Centroamericana 2
1
2012-13 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 7
3
3
2012-13 Costa Rica International Friendly 2
2013-14 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 1
2
1
2013-14 Costa Rica International Friendly
1
1
2014-15 Costa Rica CONCACAF Gold Cup 1
1
2014-15 Costa Rica International Friendly 3
4
3
2015-16 Costa Rica Copa America
1
2015-16 Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 1
3
2015-16 Costa Rica International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Oct 2002 Costa Rica v Ecuador D 1-1 International Friendly
25 Nov 2002 Barbados v Costa Rica W 1-5 Central American and Caribbean Games Group 2
30 Nov 2002 Costa Rica v Honduras W 1-0 Central American and Caribbean Games Quarter-final
30 Apr 2003 Chile v Costa Rica L 1-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 2003 Costa Rica v Chile W 1-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2003 Costa Rica v China PR W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Sep 2003 Costa Rica v Belize W 15-0 Olympics CONCACAF qualifying
15 Sep 2003 Belize v Costa Rica W 0-8 Olympics CONCACAF qualifying
11 Oct 2003 South Africa v Costa Rica L 2-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2003 Costa Rica v Guyana W 7-0 Olympics CONCACAF 2nd round
19 Nov 2003 Costa Rica v Finland W 2-1 International Friendly
23 Nov 2003 Guyana v Costa Rica W 1-3 Olympics CONCACAF
12 Feb 2004 Costa Rica v Mexico L 0-1 Olympics CONCACAF final
12 Jun 2004 Cuba v Costa Rica D 2-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group 5
20 Jun 2004 Costa Rica v Cuba D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group 5
08 Jul 2004 Costa Rica v Paraguay L 0-1 Copa America Group C
11 Jul 2004 Brazil v Costa Rica L 4-1 Copa America Group C
14 Jul 2004 Costa Rica v Chile W 2-1 Copa America Group C
17 Jul 2004 Colombia v Costa Rica L 2-0 Copa America Quarter-final
12 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Morocco D 0-0 Olympics Group D
15 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Iraq L 0-2 Olympics Group D
18 Aug 2004 Costa Rica v Portugal W 4-2 Olympics Group D
21 Aug 2004 Argentina v Costa Rica L 4-0 Olympics Quarter-final
08 Sep 2004 Costa Rica v Canada W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 2
03 Sep 2005 Panama v Costa Rica W 1-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
07 Sep 2005 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Oct 2005 Costa Rica v USA W 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
12 Oct 2005 Guatemala v Costa Rica L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
09 Nov 2005 France v Costa Rica L 3-2 International Friendly
11 Feb 2006 Costa Rica v Korea Republic W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 2006 Ukraine v Costa Rica L 4-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2006 Ecuador v Costa Rica L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
20 Jun 2006 Costa Rica v Poland L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
02 Sep 2006 Austria v Costa Rica D 2-2 FOUR TEAM TOURNAMENT
06 Sep 2006 Switzerland v Costa Rica L 2-0 FOUR TEAM TOURNAMENT
24 Mar 2007 Costa Rica v New Zealand W 4-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2007 Chile v Costa Rica D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 Costa Rica v Chile W 2-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2007 Costa Rica v Canada L 1-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
09 Jun 2007 Haiti v Costa Rica D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
11 Jun 2007 Guadeloupe v Costa Rica W 0-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
17 Jun 2007 Mexico v Costa Rica L 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
23 Aug 2007 Costa Rica v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Sep 2007 Costa Rica v Honduras W 0-0 (3-2) International Friendly
12 Sep 2007 Canada v Costa Rica D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Nov 2007 Panama v Costa Rica D 1-1 International Friendly
21 Jun 2008 Costa Rica v Grenada W 3-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 2nd leg
20 Aug 2008 Costa Rica v El Salvador W 1-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group C
11 Oct 2008 Suriname v Costa Rica W 1-4 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group C
15 Oct 2008 Costa Rica v Haiti W 2-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group C
19 Nov 2008 El Salvador v Costa Rica W 1-3 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group C
11 Feb 2009 Costa Rica v Honduras W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
28 Mar 2009 Mexico v Costa Rica L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
03 Jun 2009 Costa Rica v USA W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
06 Jun 2009 Trinidad and Tobago v Costa Rica W 2-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
19 Jul 2009 Costa Rica v Guadeloupe W 5-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
12 Aug 2009 Honduras v Costa Rica L 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
05 Sep 2009 Costa Rica v Mexico L 0-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
10 Oct 2009 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago W 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
14 Oct 2009 USA v Costa Rica D 2-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
14 Nov 2009 Costa Rica v Uruguay L 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF/CONMEBOL play-off
18 Nov 2009 Uruguay v Costa Rica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF/CONMEBOL play-off
29 Mar 2011 Costa Rica v Argentina D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Oct 2011 Costa Rica v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 2012 Costa Rica v El Salvador D 2-2 FIFA World Cup
12 Jun 2012 Guyana v Costa Rica W 0-4 FIFA World Cup
15 Aug 2012 Costa Rica v Peru L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Costa Rica v Mexico L 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd Round Group B
11 Sep 2012 Mexico v Costa Rica L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd Round Group B
12 Oct 2012 El Salvador v Costa Rica W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd Round Group B
16 Oct 2012 Costa Rica v Guyana W 7-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd Round Group B
18 Jan 2013 Costa Rica v Belize W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Jan 2013 Costa Rica v El Salvador W 1-0 Copa Centroamericana Semi-final
27 Jan 2013 Costa Rica v Honduras W 1-0 Copa Centroamericana Final
06 Feb 2013 Panama v Costa Rica D 2-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
22 Mar 2013 USA v Costa Rica L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
26 Mar 2013 Costa Rica v Jamaica W 2-0 FIFA World Cup
07 Jun 2013 Costa Rica v Honduras W 1-0 FIFA World Cup
11 Jun 2013 Mexico v Costa Rica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup
18 Jun 2013 Costa Rica v Panama W 2-0 FIFA World Cup
09 Jul 2013 Costa Rica v Cuba W 3-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
13 Jul 2013 Costa Rica v Belize W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
16 Jul 2013 USA v Costa Rica L 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
21 Jul 2013 Honduras v Costa Rica L 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
06 Sep 2013 Costa Rica v USA W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
11 Oct 2013 Honduras v Costa Rica L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
15 Oct 2013 Costa Rica v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
05 Mar 2014 Costa Rica v Paraguay W 2-1 International Friendly
10 Oct 2014 Oman v Costa Rica W 3-4 International Friendly
14 Oct 2014 Korea Republic v Costa Rica W 1-3 International Friendly
13 Nov 2014 Uruguay v Costa Rica W 3-3 (7-6) International Friendly
26 Mar 2015 Costa Rica v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 2015 Panama v Costa Rica L 2-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2015 Spain v Costa Rica L 2-1 International Friendly
27 Jun 2015 Mexico v Costa Rica D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Jul 2015 Costa Rica v Jamaica D 2-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
11 Jul 2015 Costa Rica v El Salvador D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
13 Nov 2015 Costa Rica v Haiti W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF preliminary
17 Nov 2015 Panama v Costa Rica W 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF preliminary
25 Mar 2016 Jamaica v Costa Rica D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group B
29 Mar 2016 Costa Rica v Jamaica W 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF group B
27 May 2016 Costa Rica v Venezuela W 2-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2016 USA v Costa Rica L 4-0 Copa America Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.