Celso Borges is a Costa Rican professional footballer playing for Liga FPD club Alajuelense and the Costa Rica national team. The professional footballer wears jersey number 32 and plays the midfield position. Promoesport represents him.
The professional football player has made over 150 game appearances for the senior side of Costa Rica. He has represented his nation in many tournaments, including the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Borges was also a part of the Costa Rican team that won the Copa Centroamericana in 2013 and 2014.
Celso Borges is in a happy relationship with his stunning girlfriend, Marta Peralta. According to some online sources, Borges and his girlfriend began dating in June 2018. Their first post on Instagram came on June 4 of the same year.
So, it's been four years; their love life is still going well. Like many couples, Borges and Peralta also prefer to avoid the media. They stay lowkey due to which further info regarding their dating life. However, we can get some updates regarding his love life by following him on Instagram as @celsobm88.
Borges makes a decent amount of money from being a professional footballer. Since 2006, he has been playing professionally and has represented several clubs. With them, he had fair that may have helped him preserve a considerable fortune. Looking at his career paths, it is believed that Borges is estimated to have a net worth of around $500,000.
Since 2021, Borges has been a significant player at Alajuelense. When he joined the team, Borges may have received some cash. However, the details regarding his contract remain unknown. Due to that, his salary in the current team remains unknown.
According to Transfermrkt, Borges has a market value of €200,000. His highest market value was €5 million, recorded on June 5, 2017. Exploring his social media posts, Borges has worked with some brands, including BH Swarovski Costa Rica and DAORO Costa Rica.
Celso must be taking a handsome amount from his endorsement deal with Mido watches and has shared multiple photos with the brand on his Instagram handle.
Borges started his career by joining Saprissa U-17. After playing for a year, he began playing for a senior team on January 1, 2006, and made his debut on January 15, 2006. For the team, He scored seven goals in 86 appearances until 2009. Borges was a team member that won 5x Primera Division de Costa Rica (2005-2008).
On January 1, 2009, Borges moved to Fredrikstad for a transfer fee of £113 thousand. He left the club after three years making 76 appearances and scoring 29 goals until 2012. Borges then signed a three-year deal with Alk Stockholm on a free transfer and received the number 10 Jersey, which Martin Kayongo-Mutumba last wore.
He made his official debut for the team against Mjallby Alf on April 1, 2012. He later scored his first and winning goal against Kalmar FF. In his first half-season, he played as a forward under the manager Andreas Alm. On January 14, 2015, Borges had a spell on loan at Deportivo La Coruna the 2015 season, making 17 appearances, before returning to Alk with three goals, where he became a regular starter last term.
On July 1, 2015, Borges was transferred to Deportivo La Coruna. He extended his contract with the team in 2016, keeping him until June 30, 2019. After making 20 game appearances for the team, he moved to play with Alajuelense in August 2021.
Borges made his international debut with the Costa Rica U-17, scoring 1 goal in 4 appearances. After playing for U-17, he was described as one of ten players to watch out for in the future. In 2007, Borges played three matches with Costa Rica U-20. After a few years in a youth team, he earned his first senior cap against Grenada in the FIFA World Cup qualification on June 22, 2008.
Also, Borges represented his national team in the World cup of 2014 and displayed some impressive football skills through which he succeeded in winning the hearts of millions. He also made some remarkable assists during the World Cup.
Throughout his international career, Borges represented his national team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and FIFA World Cup qualification matches, 2011 and 2013 Copa Centroamericana, and 2009 and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cups. For the nation, Borges scored 21 goals in 100 caps.
Borges is named in the seventh position, which earned the most caps for the nation after Walter Centeno, Luis Marin, and Bryan Ruiz. Likewise, Borges was a part of the team that played in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Borges was born Celso Borges Mora on May 27, 1988, in San Jose, Costa Rica. His supportive parents, Lucy El Shaarawy (mother) and Alexandre Guimaraesis (father), raised him. His father is a Brazilian-born, Costa Rican-raised football coach, and former player.
So, from his father's side, Borges holds dual nationality of Costa Rican and Brazilian. Regarding his educational background, Borges went to Sistema Educativo Saint Clare Highschool. From there, he developed an interest in playing football.