HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on August 8th, 2014. Signed an extension through 2019 with an option for 2020 on Feb. 16, 2018.
Waston is a dominant center back, capable of dictating play in the back and tucking away an occasional goal for his side. He finished 2017 with four goals (the most of in his career) and third in voting for MLS Defender of the year. The Costa Rican international has started 88 of his 89 appearances during his three-and-a-half years at BC Place.
INTERNATIONAL: After playing for Costa Rica at youth international level, Waston made his debut for the senior team in 2013. He has three goals amidst 17 appearances with the senior team.
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.