Cristian Gamboa Net Worth, Biography, Personal Life, Career and Awards

Cristian Gamboa Net Worth, Biography, Personal Life, Career and Awards

Cristian Gamboa is the professional soccer player from Costa Rica. He is currently playing for the national football team of Costa Rica and Scottish League club, Celtic FC. Before playing Celtic FC, he has played for several famous clubs such as Municipal Libera, Fredrikstad, FC Copenhagen, Rosenborg BK, and West Bromwich Albion. This footballer is often compared with Jose Guillermo Ortiz and Jose Salvatierra.

Cristian Gamboa playing position is a Right-Back defender. At present. he wears jersey number 12 in the field and is a skilled footballer having good speed and vision in the game.

Ambiente positivo!!!😀😀 #CR #sele 🇨🇷 🇨🇷

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Cristian Gamboa Height, Weight, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Gamboa has an athletic body with the weight of 67 kg and a perfect height that is 5 Feet 8 Inches tall. Talking about his nationality, he is Costa Rican and is of white ethnicity.

Cristian Gamboa Early Life, Personal Life, and Girlfriend

This Costa Rican nationality was born on October 24, 1989, and his birthplace is Liberia, Costa Rica. He was born and raised to Costa Rican parents.

Cristian Gamboa personal life is interesting as his career. His marital status is married and has a beautiful spouse named Melissa Salazar. Currently, the doe has welcomed two sons named Felipe and Julian Gamboa.

Moreover, the pair recently resides in Birmingham City.

Siempre juntos 😍👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 Always together!

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Cristian Gamboa Club Career and Achievements

Cristian Gamboa is one of the popular and recognizable players of  Costa Rica and has an enormous fan base around the globe.

Gamboa Early Career

Gamboa was very enthusiastic about playing football from a very young age. He started his football journey entering his home state team Municipal Liberia since 2004. After his successful stint with Liberia, he moved to Norwegian club, Fredrikstad in the time between  2010/11 season. For the club, Gamboa played 27 games.

In 2011, Gamboa made his way to Danish Club, FC Copenhagen and launched his career for the Danish team over Standard Liege.  Similarly, he was the member of the FC Copenhagen that won 2011/12 Danish Cup.

During his stay at Copenhagen, Gamboa moved to Norwegian club, Rosenborg BK as a part of a loan from FC Copenhagen in 2012. However, his first appearance for the club Rosenborg BK came over Stabaek on September 3, 2012. His splendid performance with the club made him offer a permanent deal with Rosenborg BK and agreed to a five-year deal with the club.

After his impressive stint at Rosenborg BK, he was further transferred to an English club, West Bromwich Albion with the worth of $3 million on August 5, 2014. However, his first appearance for the club came against Swansea City on August 2014.

On August 30, 2016, Gamboa agreed to a three-year contract with Scottish club, Celtic FC. So far, he still plays for the club.

Cristian Gamboa International Career

Cristian Gamboa took part in FIFA U-20 World Cup 2009 for Costa Rica where his team finished in fourth place. However, he launched his senior international career for Costa Rica in January 2o10 in the friendly match over Argentina. Similarly, on October 16, 2014, his first international goal for the club came against Guyana. Along with his national teammates, he helped to win the 2009 U-20 CONCACAF,  and U-20 Championship. He also represented his national team at 2014 World Cup where his team was finished in the quarterfinal. So far, Gamboa has played 62 games for his national team scoring 3 goals.

Cristian Gamboa Net Worth and Salary

Though Cristian Gamboa earns a healthy salary from his professional career, he has not announced his total net worth to his fans. However, his annual salary is around £780,000 and a weekly salary of around £15,000 which he gets paid from his current club Celtic FC.