Keylor Navas is a professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Being a national player, Navas also represents the national football team of Costa Rica. Since 2008, he has been with the senior side of the national team.
The Costa Rican and PSG Goalkeeper has also played for Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa and Spanish clubs Albacete Balompie and Levante UD. He represented Costa Rica U-17 in 2003 and made his international debut for Costa Rica in 2008.
Keylor Navas is a married man who lives blissfully with his beloved wife, Andrea Salas. Andrea is a former model who was crowned Costa Rica's Miss Hawaiian Tropic in 2006. Salas had an ex-husband with whom she has a daughter named Daniela, born on November 2, 2002.
Navas and Andrea dated each other for years before tying the knot in 2009. Their lavish wedding ceremony was held in San Jose, Costa Rica. Since then, Navas and Andrea have shared the strong bond of a husband and a wife.
Five years after their marriage, Navas and his wife became parents for the first time in March 2014. They have a son named Mateo. Navas is a family guy who loves spending time with his kids and wife. We can get more updates about his ongoing life by following Navas on Instagram under the username @keylornavas1.
Being one of the most prominent players in his team, Navas makes a reasonable sum of money from his profession. So, Navas enjoys a massive net worth of over $25 million. Active since 2005, Navas has been a part of multiple clubs and had many deals in the past.
Currently, Navas plays for PSG, and when he joined the club in 2019, he received a massive deal worth €15 million. Having an impressive contract, he earns £198,000 weekly and £10,296,000 yearly. In the 2021 season, Navas earned £197,000 as his weekly wage and £10,244,000 as his yearly wage.
Before coming into his current team, Navas played for Real Madrid. His deal with the club was €10 million. In the 2018 season, his weekly wage was £148,000, while his yearly salary was £7,696,000. Before that, he earned £70,000 a week and £3,640,000 a year. His market value is €5 million, while his highest value was €20 million, recorded on July 15, 2016. Also, Navas makes money from brand endorsement.
After his youth career with Saprissa, Navas joined the club's best team and debuted against Asociacion Deportiva Carmelita on November 6, 2005. He was the premier goalkeeper of the club, winning the CONCACAF Champions Cup in 2005 and the Costa Rican Primera Division several times during his time with the team.
After his successful stay with Costa Rican club, Navas signed in July 2010 and was transferred to the Spanish team Albacete. After the team suffered relegation, he joined Levante on loan.
Navas made his debut for Levante on May 13, 2012, against Athletic Bilbao. He was the number one goalkeeper for the club in the 2013/14 season and was nominated for best goalkeeper alongside Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero and won the award at La Liga Awards for the 2013/14 season.
Navas created more history as he became the first goalkeeper in history in La Liga to win the player of the month in March 2014. His outstanding goalkeeping skills attracted the eyes of Spanish giant Real Madrid FC, signed for $12.36 million in 2014 on a six-year contract.
Navas made his official debut for Madrid alongside famous players like Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale against Santiago Bernabeu on September 23, 2014. With the team, he won the La Liga cup during the 2016/17 season UEFA Champions League for two consecutive seasons (2015/16 and 2016/17 season). After making 104 game appearances for Madrid, he joined PSG on September 2, 2019.
After playing U-17 for Costa Rica, Navas debuted for the senior team against Suriname in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification. He majored in tournaments like CONCACAF Gold Cup and FIFA World Cup 2014 and performed admirably well for his country.
Navas was the best goalkeeper in CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2009 and won several Man of the Match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where his team reached the quarterfinal. His impressive skills helped him to be nominated for Golden Globe Award at the tournament. Eventually, the award went to Germany's Manuel Neuer.
Navas also played in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup. As of now, he has made over 105 game appearances for the senior side.
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Keylor Navas was born Keilor Antonio Navas Gamboa on December 15, 1986, to his mother, Sandra Gamboa, and father, Navas Freddy. He has two siblings; both sisters named Keilyn and Kimberly.
Furthermore, Navas is a native of Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica. So, he holds Costa Rican nationality and peaks at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).