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Mauricio Wright

Personal information
Full nameWilber Mauricio Wright Reynolds
Playing positionDefender Retired
Club information
Current clubBrujas FC (Head Coach)

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Wílber Mauricio Wright Reynolds (born December 20, 1970 in San José, Costa Rica) is a former Costa Rican soccer defender, a key member of the Costa Rican national team for over ten years. He was named manager of Brujas F.C. of Escazu, where his younger brother Bernie is signed to.

Wright was capped 67 times for the Costa Rica national football team. After not playing in qualifying rounds, he started in the 2002 FIFA World Cup, scoring a goal. He also played (and scored) in the 1997 and 2004 Copa Américas.

Wright played three seasons (1999 2001) in Major League Soccer, split between the San Jose Clash (later Earthquakes) and the New England Revolution. He scored six goals and added three assists in MLS league play. Wright has also played for Deportivo Saprissa and Club Sport Herediano in Costa Rica, Comunicaciones in Guatemala, and AEK in the Greek Super League. With Saprissa, he has won three national championships and two CONCACAF Champions Cup, and returned to the team to play his last season as a professional, accomplishing his dream of retiring as a 'morado'.

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