Ronald Matarrita

Charleen 14 Feb,2018

Facts of Ronald Matarrita

Full Name
Ronald Albero Matarrita Ulate
Last Name
Birth Name
Ronald Albero Matarrita Ulate
First Name
Famous Name
Ronald Matarrita
American,Costa Rican
Birth Date
Affair with
Allison Cruz
Relationship Status
Ronald Matarrita Soto
Shirley Ulate
No. of Instagram Followers


Left-back, winger

2022 Club : No Club Past Team : FC Cincinnati Market Value : €1.50 Million First Club Name : Alajuelense Position in Team : Left-back, winger First Club Join Date : 2012

Football Player

2022 Club
No Club
Past Team
FC Cincinnati
Market Value
€1.50 Million
First Club Name
Position in Team
Left-back, winger
First Club Join Date

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 million
Football Player
Currently Club
Costa Rica
Career Earnings
Started career as


Affair with
Allison Cruz
Relationship Status

Ronald Matarrita is a professional Costa Rican footballer who plays for the Costa Rica national team. Since 2015, he has been representing the senior side of Costa Rica. Matarrita has helped his team to win many games, including Costa Rican Primera Division in 2013-14.

Apart from that, Matarrita is also a prominent player who has played for multiple clubs. For the 2020-21 season, Matarrita played for the FC Cincinnati team. Back in 2016, he also won the title of CONCACAF Best XI. Not to mention, Matarrita's position is a left-back and winger. 

How Much Is Matarrita Net Worth? Know His Career Earnings

Matarrita has played for some clubs and had decent deals with them. So, looking at his career earnings, it can be said that he has a net worth of around $1 million. His career kicked off with Alajuelense. So, in 2016, he took home $175,000, and in the following season, he earned $200,000.

RonaldRonald Matarrita enjoying a vacation  SOURCE: Instagram @rmatarrita_22

In the same way, Matarrita played for other seasons and racked up a considerable fortune. In 2020, he was traded to FC Cincinnati in exchange for $500,000 of General Allocation Money. In the 2021 season with the team, Matarrita earned $753,083.

Likewise, Matarrita received $806,875 in the 2022 season. Like many footballers, Matarrita also earns money from brand endorsement. Currently, he promotes Nike.

Who Is Ronald Matarrita Dating Now?

Ronald Matarrita appears to be single at the moment. None of his social media posts hints at the footballer having an affair. So, we can say that Matarrita leads a solitary life focusing on his football career.

Apart from that, Matarrita was said to be in a relationship with Allison Cruz. As Matarrita is private about his love life, we are unknown of their dating life. Also, no images of Matarrita and Cruz are available on the internet.

RonaldRonald Matarrita is currently single  SOURCE: Instagram @rmatarrita_22

Besides, Matarrita shares a strong bond with his family members. We can explore his life by following him on Instagram as @rmatarrita_22

Ronald Matarrita's Professional Career


Matarrita started his football career professionally at the age of 18 with Alajuelense. In his four seasons at Alajuelense, he played 57 matches for four goals, won the 2013-14 Invierno Costa Rican Primera Division, and was runner-up for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Verano Costa Rican Primera Division.

New York City

On January 20, 2016, Ronald arrived at New York City FC, signing a contract for an undisclosed fee. On March 6, 2016, he made his MLS debut against the Chicago Fire.

RonaldRonald Matarrita after scoring a goal  SOURCE: Instagram @rmatarrita_22

His first goal for New York City FC came on June 25, 2013, in a 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders. Ronald was named 2016 NYCFC’s Defensive Player of the Year following a solid first season. Matarrita has appeared in 106 games and netted four goals.

FC Cincinnati

On December 29, 2020, Matarrita moved to play with FC Cincinnati. In total, he made 29 game appearances and scored three goals. And after the 2022 season, he was released from the team.

Ronald Matarrita's International Career

Ronald played with the Under 17 of the Costa Rica national team for the 2010-2011 season. He was also part of the Costa Rica U20 and U22 national teams. On September 5, 2015, Ronald made his international team debut in a friendly match against Brazil.

Ronald Ronald Matarrita with the national team in Qatar World  SOURCE: Instagram @rmatarrita_22

On September 6, 2016, he was named along with his teammates Bryan Oviedo, Kenner Gutierrez, and Rodney Wallace to play against Panama in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, where Ronald scored his first goal. His second goal came in a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification on November 11, 2016.

Playing since 2015 for the senior side, Matarrita has made over 50 game appearances. 

Ronald Matarrita's Early Life

Ronald Matarrita was born on July 9, 1994, in Alajuela, Costa Rica, to Ronald Matarrita Soto and Shirley Ulate. So, he holds Costa Rican nationality and peaks at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).

RonaldRonald Matarrita with his family members  SOURCE: Instagram @rmatarrita_22

Besides, Matarrita received his U.S. green card in March 2017. This qualifies Matarrita as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.


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