Keylor Navas was raised in a poor family in San Isidro de El General, a town in San José province’s southeast. He is an ardent Christian.
Keylor Navas earned a Master of Sport Management from the Johan Cruyff Institute in 2022.
Keylor Navas debuted for Deportivo Saprissa in a Primera Liga match against Asociación Deportiva Carmelita on November 6, 2005.
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He won six national titles and the 2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper in his last two seasons.
Saprissa finished third in the 2005 FIFA Club World Championship with Keylor Navas.
Navas joined Segunda División’s Albacete Balompié 20 years after Luis Conejo. His first team finished last and was relegated.
Keylor Navas debuted in La Liga in 2011-12 after a year on loan at Levante UD. He made his competitive debut in a 3-0 home victory against Athletic Bilbao in the last round on 13 May 2012, sealing the club’s first UEFA Europa League qualifying.
On August 3, 2014, Real Madrid triggered Navas’ €10 million buyout clause and signed a six-year deal.
He made his competitive debut on 12 August, sitting on the bench for Iker Casillas in the 2014 UEFA Super Cup, which Real Madrid won 2-0 against Sevilla at Cardiff City Stadium. Navas made his Bernabéu debut on September 23, beating Elche 5-1.
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In 2015-16 La Liga, Navas wore number one. Madrid failed to trade Navas to Manchester United for David de Gea on August 31, 2015.
Madrid’s 2016-17 starting goalkeeper. Navas became the first Costa Rican to play 100 La Liga games in a 3-0 home victory against Real Sociedad on January 29, 2017. His double-trophy season awarded him, Player of the Year, again at the 2017 CONCACAF Awards.
Thibaut Courtois entered Real Madrid’s goalkeeper competition in Navas’ sixth season. Atlético Madrid won the 2018 UEFA Super Cup 2-4 with Navas.
September 2, 2019, PSG signed Navas for four years. (PSG). Twelve days later, he kept a clean sheet against Strasbourg at home on his Ligue 1 debut.
On July 24, 2020, Navas won his 20th club title by defeating Saint-Étienne in the Coupe de France final. PSG won the 2020 Coupe de la Ligue Final 6-5 on penalties. He saved a penalty.
Navas’ 15th European championship tied Rafael Márquez’s CONCACAF record. On August 23, 2020, Bayern Munich won Navas’ fourth Champions League title.
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Navas represented Costa Rica at the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland.
He made his senior national team debut in August 2006 against Austria and Switzerland in a European friendly. 2006 CAC Games bronze medalist.
Navas made his FIFA World Cup debut on June 14, 2014, in a 3-1 group stage win against Uruguay in Fortaleza. He started the next two group games, allowing only one goal as Costa Rica qualified for the knockout stages for the first time.
May 2018 saw Navas’ World Cup selection. Keylor Navas played in the 2022 World Cup. Navas scored seven versus Spain. Costa Rica won the second group stage match when Navas stopped Japan’s onslaught.
Keylor Navas Parents: Meet Freddy and Sandra
Freddy Navas is known to be Keylor Navas’s father, while Sandra Gamboa is known to be Keylor Navas’s mother. Aside from their names, very little information is known about either of them.