A professional footballer for Saprissa of the Liga FPD as well as the Costa Rican national team, Kendall Waston Manley was born in Costa Rica on January 1, 1988.
Kendall Waston Bio/Wiki
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Saprissa and Loans
Before traveling overseas for a six-month loan stint with Club Nacional de Football in the Primera División Uruguaya in February 2008, Waston made his professional debut with Saprissa in 2006 and played on loan for Carmelita in the Primera División of Costa Rica.
Waston agreed on a three-month loan with Bayamón of the Puerto Rico Soccer League in March 2010 in order to assist the team in advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League. He then had three other loan stints, including two at Pérez Zeledón and one at UCR. Waston returned to Deportivo Saprissa in May 2012 to play for the starting lineup.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
The defender was purchased by Vancouver Whitecaps FC from Saprissa in a transaction that was announced on August 8th, 2014. In the middle of their 2014 MLS season, Waston was added to the first team. Waston headed in a corner kick from Pedro Morales on October 25, 2014, for the lone goal in the Whitecaps’ last match of the regular season, propelling them to the playoffs for the second time in their four years in MLS.
Waston was nominated for MLS Player of the Month for October for his contribution to the Whitecaps’ season after joining the team. On May 26, 2018, Waston took the field for the Whitecaps against San Jose in his 100th MLS game.
Prior to the 2018 season, he agreed to a new contract, making him a designated player as per league regulations. Before the 2017 MLS season, Waston was chosen as the Vancouver Whitecaps’ captain.
Waston was transferred to FC Cincinnati on December 11 in advance of the club’s MLS debut. Vancouver gained an international roster place, $300,000 in targeted allocation money, and $450,000 in general allocation money.
For the majority of the 2019 MLS season, Waston served as the team’s captain. At the conclusion of Cincinnati’s 2020 campaign, he was let go.
Waston, a substantial defender, competed for Costa Rica in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He made his senior Costa Rican debut in a match against Canada in May 2013, and as of December 2014, he had earned one more cap in a match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Honduras.
He tied the score for Costa Rica against Honduras on October 8 in the 95th minute to advance Costa Rica to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Kendall had the opportunity to play in the third game of the FIFA World Cup after sitting on the sidelines for the previous two games, and he was able to score his first World Cup goal with a header.
Kendall Waston Honours
- Liga FPD: Clausura 2014, Clausura 2021
- Costa Rican Cup : 2013
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- Canadian Championship: 2015
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC Player of the Year: 2015, 2017
- MLS Best XI: 2015, 2017
- MLS All-Star: 2016
- CONCACAF Best XI: 2017
Kendall Waston Net Worth
Kendall Waston earns a nice living from his football career. His net worth, which includes his assets and earnings, is estimated to be $7 million as of 2023. His current club, FC Cincinnati, earns him $587000 per year.
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Kendall Waston FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Kendall Waston has an overall rating of 69 and his potential is also 69.
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How old is Kendall Waston?
He is currently 35 years old as of 2023.
What is the height of Kendall Waston?
He is 196 cm tall.
What position does Kendall Waston play?
He plays in a defender position.
How much is Kendall Waston’s net worth?
After his transfer to Santos, his net worth is $7 Million.