Francisco Calvo Biography

( 1992 - )
February 20, 2018
First published on:February 20, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Francisco Calvo

Date of Birth: 1992, July 8
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Costa Rica
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Francisco Javier Calvo Quesada
Famous Name Francisco Calvo
Father Unknown
Mother Dona Fressy
Nationality Costa Rica
Birth Place San Jose, Costa Rica
Currently Working For Minnesota United FC
Weight in KG 77 kg
Tatto(s) yes
Affair with Unknown
Boyfriend No
Girlfriend Unknown
Currently Married Yes
Married to Mariana Jimenez
Children Gael Calvo
Divorce No

Franciso Calvo is a professional football player who plays as a defender for Costa Rican National Football Team and is the captain of  American soccer club, Minnesota United FC. He wears no. 5 jerseys for the team.

Besides playing for several Costa Rica Clubs, he has also made his appearance Danish Football Club Nordsjaelland.

After representing the Costa Rica National Team in FIFA U-20 World Cup, he went to play for the national senior team in 2011.

Franciso Calvo’s Early Life

Franciso Calvo of Costa Rican nationality was born on July 8, 1992, to mother, Dona Fressy in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The San Jose native was interested in playing football since his childhood days and joined the youth club of Costa Rica of Deportivo Saprissa

After his time at Saprissa, he moved to the US and attended San Jacinto College where he played for San Jacinto Coyotes in 2010.

Franciso Calvo’s Net worth

Besides his earnings from his playing football for various clubs, Calvo has also launched his own restaurant, Pizzeria Francesco which is also the source of his income.

His current salary playing for Minnesota United FC as of Feb 2018 is around $ 320,000 which receives in a year. His weekly wage for the American Club is reported to be $ 6192.

Hence, his total net worth can be estimated to be in excess of $ 800, 000. The player's current market value is the region of  $ 940000.

Franciso Calvo’s Professional Career

Francisco Calvo moved back to his homeland to focus on his professional football career and joined for local Costa Rican club,  CS Herediano in 2011 before moving on to top-level Costa Rican club, Perez Zeledon.

In January of 2013, Calvo moved abroad and joined Danish club, FC Nordsjaelland but after only three appearances for the Danish team, he returned back to Costa Rica and rejoined his old club, Herediano in 2013.

He was transferred to Santos de Guapiles as a loan from Herediano in the winter of 2015.

During May 2015, Calvo joined Saprissa where he became good friends with Heiner Mora and became the most influential player for the club in the following season.

He has appeared in 63 matches for the club and scored 14 goals.

Currently, Calvo is with  Major League Soccer club, Minnesota United Fc which the defender signed on 27 December 2016.

Franciso Calvo’s International Career

The Costa Rican player played in  FIFA U-20 World Cup hosted by Colombia in 2011 and made his senior debut for Costa Rica against Nigeria on 29 May 2011.

He also played at CONCACAF Gold Cup and Copa America for Costa Rica national side.

Franciso Calvo’s Personal Life

Franciso Calvo, currently 25, is married to his sweetheart, Mariana Jimenez. The couple tied the knot in May 2017. His wife, Mariana is a student and from Alajuela. They started dating back in 2012.

[ CAPTION: Francios Clavo with wife Mariana Jimenez ][ SOURCE: Diario Extra ]

The pair had their first child Gael on September 10, 2017, in the United States.

[ CAPTION: Franciso Calvo with his wife and son, Gael ][ SOURCE: La Teja ]

He was congratulated by his Costa Rica Teammates, Celso Borges and Oscar Duarte for becoming a dad.

He cited his mother as his inspiration.

[ CAPTION: Franciso Calvo with his mother Dona Fressy ][ SOURCE: La Teja ]


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