HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Alajulense on January 20, 2016. Signed contract extension Dec. 5, 2017
A dynamic and versatile left-footed threat, Matarrita has played multiple positions with NYCFC, including left back, winger and central midfielder. Had has four goals in 85 regular season appearances, including 70 starts in four seasons with NYCFC.
INTERNATIONAL: Matarrita is a mainstay defender in the Costa Rican National Team set up, having progressed from the U-17 level in 2010 to the first-team in 2015 where he has earned 37 caps and scored three goals.