Ronald Matarrita

by John Max 14 Feb,2018
Ronald Matarrita
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Ronald Albero Matarrita Ulate
  • Birth Place Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Famous Name Ronald Matarrita
  • Father Ronald Matarrita Soto
  • Net Worth $300,000
  • Salary $175,000
  • Nationality Costa Rican
  • Currently Working For New York City
  • Affair with Allison Cruz
  • Girlfriend Yes
  • Tatto(s) Yes

Ronald Albero Matarrita Ulate, prominent by the name Ronald Matarrita, is a Costa Rican national football player who currently plays for Major League Soccer side New York City FC as a defender wearing the jersey no, 22.

The young talent, Ronald has also played football internationally at both senior and junior level for Costa Rica football team.

Ronald Matarrita's Early Life

Ronald Matarrita was born on 9th of July 1994, in Alajuela, Costa Rica, to Ronald Matarrita Soto. His birth sign is cancer. Talking about his nationality, he is Costa Rican.

Ronald Matarrita's Net Worth and Endorsement

Presently, Ronald Matarrita gets paid $175,000 plus $200,000 compensation annually from New York City FC. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth around $300,000.

His main source of income is his club contract, salary from national team and endorsement deal. 

Ronald often visits world expensive holiday destination in his vacation. He always carries himself with prominent brands. 

Ronald Matarrita's Professional Career


Ronald Matarrita started off his football career professionally at the age of 18, with Alajuelense. In his four seasons at Alajuelense, he played 57 matches for 4 goals as well as won 2013-14 Invierno Costa Rican Primera Division and was runner-up for 2013-14 and 2014-15 Verano Costa Rican Primera Division.

New York City

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

His first goal for New York City FC came on 25th June 2013, in a 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders. Following a strong first season, Ronald was named 2016 NYCFC’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Up till now, Ronald has appeared 37 times and scored a goal for his native club.

Ronald Matarrita's International Career

Ronald played with Under 17 of Costa Rica national team for 2010-2011 season. He was also the part of Costa Rica U20 and U22 national team.

On 5th September 2015, Ronald made his international team debut in a friendly match against Brazil. On 6th September 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 11th November 2016.

Ronald has earned 18 caps and scored 2 goals for his national side.

Ronald Matarrita's Personal Life

Twenty-three years handsome hunk, Ronald is neither married nor single. He is in a relationship with Allison Cruz. His girlfriend is model by her profession. They together spend quality time and often make public appearances together. Ronald has also shared few photos with her.


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Apart from his love life, if we analyze his Instagram account, Ronald has shared beautiful pictures with his mom and grand-mom too. 

He is close to his family.

He also owns a white adorable puppy whom he treats like his child.

Ronald has inked both his hands.



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