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Waylon Francis

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Waylon Francis Box (20 September 1990) is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Columbus Crew in the Major League Soccer (MLS), as a left back.

Waylon Francis began his career in the youth system of Deportivo Saprissa. He made his First Division debut with Brujas on January 13, 2011 in a match against Asociación Deportiva Barrio México. After a brief stay with Brujas he joined Limón, remaining only for one season with the Caribbean club. In 2012 he joined CS Herediano. He scored the first goal of his career playing for Herediano at Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama against Tauro FC in the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League. His play with Herediano at the Champions League drew the attention of Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew who made him the club’s first signing for the 2014 season.

International career

Waylon Francis made his full debut with the Costa Rican national team during the 2013 Copa Centroamericana.

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Career Details

Season Club Games Goals Assists
2010–2011 Brujas 9 (0)
2011–2012 Limon 35 (0)
2012-2013 Herediano 48 (2) 3
2014 – Columbus Crew 43 (0).10
- National Team - -
2013 – Costa Rica 1 (0)

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