Kendall Waston

Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Real Name: Kendall Waston
HT: 6' 5" WT: 195
Age: 31 (01/01/1988)
Birthplace: San Jose, Costa Rica

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Vancouver on Dec. 11, 2018. Signed contract extension with Cincinnati on July 11, 2019.

Waston is a dominant center back, capable of dictating play in the back and tucking away an occasional goal for his side. He finished third in voting for MLS Defender of the Year in 2017 and second in 2015. The Costa Rican international has started 114 of his 115 appearances during his four-and-a-half years at BC Place.

INTERNATIONAL: Since making his international debut in 2013, Waston has 30 career caps with the Costa Rica national team. The defender has tallied six goals and added one assist for the Ticos. Waston made his World Cup debut at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and scored Costa Rica’s first goal of the tournament in their group stage match against Switzerland on June 27, 2018.

OUTSIDE MLS: Began his career at Costa Rican powerhouse Saprissa. His time with that club included several loan spells, including those domestically at Carmelita, UCR and Perez Zeledon. Waston also played for Bayamon in Puerto Rico and Nacional in Uruguay on loan. Won the 2015 Amway Canadian Championship with Vancouver, and has played in the CONCACAF Champions League for Saprissa and Vancouver.

NOTES: 2-time Best XI selection (2015, 2017)

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019FC Cincinnati252412175018432191
2018Vancouver Whitecaps FC262632218233925361
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC252542250119737170
2016Vancouver Whitecaps FC2626322661211043083
2015Vancouver Whitecaps FC28282248603615473111
2014Vancouver Whitecaps FC1092821012218050
Career Totals-14013815122164139472028466
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