Johnny Acosta

Rob 16 Feb,2018

Facts of Johnny Acosta

Birth Name
Johnny Acosta Zamora
Famous Name
Johnny Acosta
Costa Rican
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Currently Club
Costa Rica national football team and Herediano


Currently Married

Johnny Acosta is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays as a central defender for Costa Rica national football team and Herediano. The 34 years old footballer has played for many clubs that include Santos de Guapiles, Alajuelense, Dorados and Deportivo Saprissa.

In 2016, Acosta earned his first international caps for Costa Rica National Team.

Johnny Acosta's Early Life

Johnny Acosta was born Johnny Acosta Zamora on July 21, 1983, in Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica. Acosta holds a Costa Rican nationality.

Johnny Acosta's Net Worth

Acosta's current market value is estimated at €200 thousand while his market value was estimated at €275k in 2014.

Acosta's current salary is estimated to be about £600 i.e. £31,000 an annually, however, his net worth of 2018 is yet to disclose. Some sources have expected his net worth to be about $400,000.

Besides, he also has some endorsement deal with the renowned brand. He wears Adidas boots during his match and makes additional amount from the deal with the company.

Johnny Acosta's Career

Johnny Acosta currently plays for Herediano but he began his career with the youth team of Deportivo Saprissa. He then played a couple of years for Santos FC II

On July 1, 2004, Acosta joined the Santos FC. For the team, he played 77 matches until 2010. On July 1, 2010, Acosta moved to LD Alajuelense but was immediately sent on loan to Dorados de Sin with the loan fee € 38k. Before ending his loan season, he scored 2 goals in 10 appearances.

Acosta returned to Alajuelense where he scored 12 goals in 192 appearances until 2016.  Along with his team, he has been honored with 4x Costa Rican Champion Invierno (2010-2014) and Costa Rican Champion Verano (2010-11). On August 28, 2016, Acosta signed a contract with Herediano on a free transfer.

After two years, Acosta was transferred to Rionegro Aguila while his market value was estimated at €200k. Acosta is the agent of Rionegro Aguilas.

Johnny Acosta's International Career

Aged 27, Johnny Acosta earned his first international cap under the coach Ricardo La Volpe on March 29, 2011, against Argentina. He represented his nation at FIFA World Cup Qualification, 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2011 Copa America.

On September 6, 2013, Acosta scored his first goal in a 3-1 victory against the U.S.  Acosta made his debut in the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Greece replacing Oscar Duarte.

As of now, he scored two international goals in 45 caps including in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification and 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification.

Acosta and his teammates Michael Umana, Keylor Navas and Aaron Cruz were called up for the match against Panama.

Johnny Acosta's Personal Life

Johnny Acosta is a happily married man and blessed with a son. Acosta has never talked about his wife and child in any interviews. Acosta often posts the pictures with his son on Facebook and Twitter.

Johnny Acosta has never been part of any controversies or rumors about his love life and he has not been involved in any extra affairs.


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