Player Details

Name

Giancarlo González

Pronunciation

JEE-anne-carlo Gonzalez

Height

6' 1"

Weight

170 lbs

Date of Birth

2.8.1988 (33)

Birthplace

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed via the Allocation process on April 11, 2018.

A standout center back with nearly five years of Serie A experience, Gonzalez returned to MLS after originally playing in the league with Columbus in 2014. He's started 24 of 30 regular season appearances with the Galaxy

INTERNATIONAL: Gonzalez has made 82 appearances for Costa Rica, including competitions across the FIFA World Cup, FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Concacaf Gold Cup matches and Copa Centroamericana contests. He originally made his he made his international debut for Costa Rica against Slovakia in 2010.

OUTSIDE MLS: Prior to his first stint in MLS, Gonzalez featured for Alajuelense in his home country before moving to Valerenga in Norway. After his departure from Columbus in 2014, Gonzalez spent three seasons with Palermo before moving to Bologna, making 115 Serie A appearances in total.

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