Celso Borges

by Rob 25 Feb,2018
Celso Borges
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Celso Borges Mora
  • Birth Place San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Famous Name Celso BorgesCelso Borges Mora
  • Father Alexandre
  • Mother Lina Mora
  • Salary £780,000
  • Nationality Costa Rican and Brazilian
  • Currently Working For Costa Rica national football team and Deportivo La Coruna
  • Currently Married No
  • Children No
  • Affair with Gianina Barquero,
  • Girlfriend No
  • Tatto(s) No

Celso Borges is a professional footballer from Costa Rica currently playing as a midfielder for Costa Rica National football team and Deportivo La Coruna. The 29-year-old footballer has played for many clubs that include Saprissa, Fredrikstad FK, and AlK etc. 

At the age of 29, his market value is estimated at £4.50 million at current.

Celso Borges' Early Life

Celso Borges was born Celso Borges Mora on May 27, 1988, in San Jose, Costa Rica. Borges holds both Costa Rican and Brazilian nationality. 

Celso Borges was born to his father, Alexandre, Costa Rican retired footballer and mother, Lina Mora. He enrolled at the Sistema Educativo Saint Clare HighSchool where he was a member of his school's football team.

Celso Borges'  Net Worth

Borges' current market value is estimated at £4.50million which was last updated on January 1, 2018. He currently receives £15,000 as weekly wages i.e.£780,000 in a year from his club.

However, his net worth is still undisclosed, however, is expected to be about $3 million. Borges is the brand ambassador of "Adidas" through which he maintains a good sum of money. 

Celso Borges' Career

Celso Borges began his career joining Saprissa U-17. After playing for a year, he started playing for a senior team on January 1, 2006, and made his debut on January 15, 2006. For the team, He scored 7 goals in 86 appearances until 2009. Borges was the member of the team that won 5x Primera Division de Costa Rica (2005-2008).

On January 1, 2009, Borges moved to Fredrikstad for a transfer fee £113 thousand. He left the club after three years making 76 appearances scoring 29 goals until 2012.

Celso Borges then signed a three year deal with Alk Stockholm on a free transfer and receives number 10 Jersey which last worn by Martin Kayongo-Mutumba.

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 in the 2015 season, making 17 appearances, before returning to Alk with 3 goals where he became a regular starter last term.

On July 1, 2015, Borges was transferred to Dep. La Coruna. He later extended his contract with the team in 2016 which keeps him until June, 30,2019. He is the agent of “Promoesports”.  So far, he scored 12 goals in 67 appearances.

Celso Borges' International Career

Borges made his international debut with the Costa Rica U-17 where he scored 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 3 matches with Costa Rica U-20. After a couple of years in a youth team, he earned his first senior cap against Grenada in FIFA World Cup qualification on June 22, 2008.

On September, He scored his first international goal against Suriname. He then represented his national team in the World cup of 2014 and displayed some impressive football skills through which he succeeded to win hearts of millions. He also made some impressive assists during the World Cup.

Throughout his international career, Borges represented his national team at 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 who earned most caps for the nation after Walter Centeno, Luis Marin, and Bryan Ruiz.

Borges earned total 105 caps while his teammates Michael Umana earned 103 caps and held the eighth position. On November 2017, Borges was called up for the friendly match against Spain along with David Guzman.

Celso Borges's Personal Life

Borges was in a relationship with his girlfriend, Gianina Barquero, fashion designer until 2017. His former girlfriend works in the communication department of World Vision. The duo dated each other for 7 years and lived together for around three years from 2014 until 2017.

His former girlfriend Gianina also has her own clothing brand named Yellow.

Currently, Borges is single and often posts the pictures of his vacation on Instagram. After separation, he has n’t revealed his private information publicly. However, he was spotted together with Karina Campos. Karina is a TV presenter and model.

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