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Carlos Castro Mora

Personal information
Full nameCarlos Castro Mora
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8.5 in)
Playing positiondefender, left midfielder
Club information
Current clubLD Alajuelense
Number11

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Carlos Castro Mora (born 10 September 1978) is a Costa Rican football player who currently plays for LD Alajuelense in the Costa Rican Primera División.

He has played for a few teams, including LD Alajuelense in the past, where he was kicked off of the team for apparently drinking problems (which he denies) and Rubin Kazan in Russia . He has played as left back or left midfielder and dribbles and crosses well, he also has good passing skills. In January 2007 he signed on a free deal for Norwegian firstdivision club, FK Haugesund, but left the club in January 2008 due to the family did not want to stay in Norway.

He made his debut for the Ticos in 2000 against Paraguay and collected his 46th and last cap (until September 2006) in 2005 against China.

Castro was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, featuring in midfield in all three games. He also played in the 1997 World Youth Cup.

He decided to go back to Costa Rica after a good season in Norway, and of course, signed back with his beloved team, LD Alajuelense. As soon as he signed, he became usual in the starting line-up.


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