Michael Umana a professional football player who plays as a defender for Costa Rica National team and Iranian football team, Pars Jonoubi. He wears jersey no 6 for his current club.
Apart from playing for different football clubs of Costa Rica he has also played for US soccer team, LA Galaxy and Chivas USA, Guatemala club, Comunicaciones F.C and Persian club, Persepolis FC.
He has also represented the Costa Rican team in Olympic team and FIFA World Cups.
Michael Umana was born on 16 July 1982 in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. He was born to Costa Rican parents Rodolfo Umaña and Amparo Corrales. He has two older brothers named Eric and Kattia and one of his brother Erick Umana played in Costa Rica’s Second division league.
As of 2018, his exact is not known. His annual salary playing for his current club, Persepolis FC is estimated to be $ 60,000.
His net worth could be in the region of $ 350,000 which mostly comes from playing for various clubs.
The current market value of Michael Umana is estimated to be above $240,000.
Umana of Costa Rica national began his senior career with AD Carmelita in 1999 and joined CS Herediano and was transferred as a loan to US Soccer club, LA Galaxy in North America’s Major League Soccer.
With US side, he was part of the team that went on to win Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship, Major League Soccer MLS Cup and Lamar Hunt Open Cup in 2005.
After his short stint with LA Galaxy, he, later on, returned to Costa Rica and moved to Brujas FC and played for various Costa Rica clubs such as AD Municipal Liberia, Comunicaciones FC, Deportivo Saprissa, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense and Club Sports Cartagines.
He played for US Soccer Team, Chivas during 2010/11 season and scored his first goal for the club against Puebla in 2010.
The Costa Rican defender also played for Guatemala club, Comunicaciones F.C in 2012.
Currently, he has signed a two-year contract with Iranian club, Pars Jonoubi thus making history in the process by becoming the first Costa Rican to play in Iran soil. He made his debut against Padideh.
Before he made his international debut for Costa Rica, he represented the team at several youth teams.
He was on the team that took part in 2004 Olympics and made his international debut against Nicaragua in a friendly in June 2004.
Umana has played in UNCAF Nations Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2005. He was on the team that was in 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Michael Umana, age 35, is happily married to his wife, Grettel Moraga whom he wedded in 2005 and the couple is blessed with two children, Ashley Michelle, born in 2010, and Raschid Estefano, born in 2011.
The family of Umana is enjoying a quiet and happy life as they seem to be relaxed and enjoying a comfortable life.