|Name Francisco Calvo|
Education San Jacinto College
2010 San Jacinto Coyotes
Weight 77 kg
Height 1.80 m
|Full name Francisco Javier Calvo Quesada|
Date of birth (1992-07-08) 8 July 1992 (age 23)
Current teams Costa Rica national football team (Defender), Deportivo Saprissa
Similar People David Myrie, Elias Aguilar, David Guzman, Deyver Vega, Junior Diaz
Place of birth San Jose, Costa Rica
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Francisco Javier Calvo Quesada (born 8 July 1992) is a Costa Rican international footballer who currently plays for Minnesota United FC.
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- Club career
- International career
- International goals
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After starting with Deportivo Saprissa as a youth player from 2005 to 2010, Calvo moved to the United States to study at San Jacinto College after getting a scholarship and played football at university level during that period.
On his return to Costa Rica in 2011, Calvo played for Herediano before a stint at Pérez Zeledón where he scored 5 goals in 21 matches. In January 2013 he moved abroad to play for then Danish champions Nordsjælland but he returned to Herediano in summer 2013. In January 2015, Calvo joined Santos de Guápiles as a loan.
In late May, Francisco joined Saprissa. In his first season with Saprissa, he appeared in 39 matches and scored 5 goals. The following season, he continued to be a set-piece threat as he scored 9 goals in 24 matches, playing as a defender.
On 27 December 2016 Calvo joined Major League Soccer side Minnesota United FC.
On 29 May 2011 he made his debut with the Costa Rica senior team in San José in a friendly game against Nigeria. He was also part of Costa Rica in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011.
He was also a reserve call-up for the Costa Rica team at the 2011 Gold Cup, and later impressed senior head coach Ricardo La Volpe to win him a call-up for the Costa Rica squad at the 2011 Copa America.
He made his debut in the competition in a game against Colombia, ended in a 0-1 loss, and a 2–0 win against Bolivia. also Francisco played Argentina in a 3-0 loss.