Jose Leiton

John Max 21 Feb,2018

Facts of Jose Leiton

Birth Name
Jose Martin Leiton Rodrigues
Famous Name
Jose Leiton
Costa Rican
Affair with
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club
Minnesota United


Affair with
Currently Married

Costa Rican football winger, Jose Martin Leiton Rodriguez is well recognized as Jose Leiton who plays for Major League Soccer side Minnesota United on loan from Herediano, wearing the jersey no. 77.

The young talent previously played for Football clubs including Puntarenas and CS Uruguay. 

Since 2017, Leiton is in the Costa Rican National Team. 

Jose Leiton's Early Life

A native of Moravia, San Jose, Costa Rica, Jose Leiton was born on 6th of August 1993. His birth sign is Leo. Regarding his nationality, he is Costa Rican.

Leiton had a keen interest in football since his childhood. He had no official football education thus, he learned to play in street. Following his impressive performance in an amateur tournament in San Jeronimo de Moravia, his brother managed to get him a trial at Deportivo Saprissa.

He then went on to try out for C.S. Uruguay de Coronado, where he was signed after a week and began his football journey professionally.

Jose Leiton's Net Worth and Endorsement

Presently, Jose Leiton is signed to Minnesota United where he gets paid $2,466 as his weekly salary which is around $128,232 per annum.  His estimated net worth is around $400k including his all assets and income.

As of 2018, his market value is $135,000.

Jose Leiton's Professional Career

CS Uruguay

Following various youth level at CS Uruguay, Leiton made his professional debut in 2012. In his three seasons with Uruguay, he played overall 14 games.


In 2015, Leiton switched to Puntarenas but didn’t make single appearances for the club.

Returned to CS Uruguay

For the 2016 season, he returned to his former club CS Uruguay, where he played 17 matches for 1 goal that season.


On 1st July 2016, Leiton signed to Herediano.

On 10th August 2017, it was announced that Leiton was to be loaned out to Minnesota United through 10th July 2018.

Jose Leiton's International Career

In June 2017, Jose Leiton was named in the preliminary 40-man squad for Costa Rica’s “2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup” along with Joel Campbell, David Ramirez, and Pedro Leal.  On July 22, 2017, he made his international team debut for Costa Rican national team in the semi-finals of the Gold Cup against the United States in a 0-2 defeat.

Thus far, he has earned only a cap his national side.

Jose Leiton's Personal Life

As of now, Leiton, 24, is possibly single and unmarried. In addition, there are no records of him being engaged in a relationship in the past days. It seems Leiton is much focused on his career rather than anything. He is busy in his football life and has maintained his personal life in low profile. 

He is also de-active on the social networking sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. 



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