Kendall Waston

Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Defender
Real Name: Kendall Waston
HT: 6' 5" WT: 195
Age: 32 (01/01/1988)
Birthplace: San Jose, Costa Rica

Option declined following 2020 season.

Waston is a dominant center back, capable of dictating play in the back and tucking away an occasional goal on an attacking set piece. He finished third in voting for MLS Defender of the Year in 2017 and second in 2015. The Costa Rican international was named FC Cincinnati's first captain in MLS and has made 25 starts for his new club.

INTERNATIONAL: Since making his international debut in 2013, Waston has 41 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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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020FC Cincinnati171701528010322150
2019FC Cincinnati252412175018432191
2018Vancouver Whitecaps FC262632218233925361
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC252542250119737170
2016Vancouver Whitecaps FC2626322661211043083
2015Vancouver Whitecaps FC28282248603615473111
2014Vancouver Whitecaps FC1092821012218050
Career Totals-15715515137444149502249516
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