Alvaro Mesen from Costa Rica
Date of birth: 24 December 1972
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 80 kg
Current Club: Herediano (CRC)
Int'l Caps: 38 (as of 4-Jun-2006)
First Int'l Cap: Costa Rica v. Slovakia (25-Nov-1999)
Mesen was a member of the Costa Rica squad for the last World Cup finals four years ago, but failed to feature in Japan and Korea. Made his international bow in November 1999 against Slovakia, but has rarely been a regular first choice for his country. Was with Liga Deportivo Alajuelense when selected last time around, but now plays his club football for Herediano.