David Guzmán #2, Timbers vs. Saprissa, 10.19.16
Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

At a Glance | New Timbers midfielder David Guzmán

Learn more about new Timbers midfielder David Guzmán.

- Guzmán was a member of the Deportivo Saprissa side that faced the Portland Timbers twice in the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League group stage.

- Played for the Costa Rica national team at the 2011 and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournaments as well as the 2011 Copa America.

- Guzmán made his debut for Saprissa at the age of 19.

- He was named Rookie of the Campeonatos de Invierno in the Costa Rican Primera División in 2009.

- Guzmán has often put the name "Niko" on the back of his jersey in honor of his son who was born in 2015.

- While a holding midfielder No. 6-type player, Guzmán has been known to hit the occasional free kick such as this:


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