Jairo Arrieta

Jairo Arrieta
19
Forward
  • Columbus Crew
  • 5' 9"
  • 150 lbs.
  • 08-25-1983
  • Nicoya, Costa Rica

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew): Made 23 appearances -- including 14 starts -- at forward ... recorded five goals and one assist ... scored his first goal of the season -- the game-winning tally -- in the team’s season opener on the road against D.C. United (March 8) ... started and scored his second goal on a penalty kick in the Crew’s 1-1 draw against New York (April 26), his first penalty kick attempt as a member of the Crew ... started his fourth consecutive match in the match against Vancouver (May 10) ... was named as an alternate to Costa Rica’s preliminary 30-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and remained with the Crew ... scored his third goal of the season in the 2-0 win over Chicago (May 24) in a start at forward ... started and played 90 minutes against FC Dallas (June 29) and at Colorado (July 4) ... started at New York (July 12) but departed after 25 minutes due to injury ... missed the club’s next four League matches with a left hamstring strain ... returned to action in a substitute role versus Toronto FC (August 9) ... came on again as a second-half substitute in the club’s next three matches ... did not appear against Montreal (September 27) but came on in the second half at New England (October 4) and at Philadelphia (October 11), where he provided an assist and scored the game-winning goal, his fourth tally of 2014 ... started in the regular-season finale versus Philadelphia (October 26), registering his fifth goal of the year ... Arrieta started in both matches in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament and recorded two goals ... he scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in the 114th minute to beat Indy Eleven 2-1 in the Fourth Round (June 17) and later scored a bicycle-kick goal in the Fifth Round loss at Chicago (June 25). 

2013 (Crew): Arrieta made 26 appearances including 21 starts, scoring three goals and recording four assists in his first full season with the Black & Gold. He provided the game-winning assist in the season-opener at Chivas USA (March 2) and scored his 10th career goal and first of 2013 at Vancouver (March 9) before he was called in for international duty with Costa Rica and missed the match at D.C. (March 23). He returned to action with a substitute appearance against Philadelphia (April 6), then started and recorded the game-winning assist and factored in all three goals in a 3-0 win against D.C. (April 27). Arrieta missed the matches at Toronto (May 18) and at New York (May 26) after being issued a two-match suspension from the MLS Disciplinary Committee for a foul in the match against Colorado (May 11). He returned to action with a start at forward against Houston (June 1) before he was called-in for international duty for Costa Rica for FIFA World Cup Qualifying and missed the matches at Philadelphia (June 5) and against Montreal (June 15). His return to the starting lineup came at forward against Chicago (June 22) and he started at left midfield and scored his second goal of the season at Sporting KC (June 29). After being called-in for Costa Rica’s 2013 Gold Cup run, he missed the matches at LA (July 4), against Portland (July 7) and against New England (July 20). Later, Arrieta returned to action with a start at forward at Toronto (July 27) and recorded his third assist of the season on Federico Higuain’s “Goal of the Week” nominated strike against Toronto (August 17). He provided his fourth assist of the year on a Dominic Oduro goal against Chicago (September 21) and scored his third and final goal of the season in the match at FC Dallas (September 29).


2012 (Crew): Arrieta made his MLS debut with the Black & Gold on July 14, recording his first assist the next week on Chris Birchall's game-winning goal against D.C. United. The following week, Arrieta struck the net twice in a 2-1 road win at Sporting Kansas City to win MLS Player of the Week honors. In 18 matches, Arrieta scored nine goals and tallied four assists to earn a share of the Crew's Golden Boot award. During his first season in MLS, Arrieta recorded three multi-goal matches to catapult him into the Crew's top 10 career standings.

2006-12 (Deportivo Saprissa): In five seasons with Saprissa, Arrieta scored 45 goals in 161 appearances in the Costa Rican First Division and CONCACAF Champions League. The Costa Rican was goal scoring runner-up in the 2011 Campeonato de Invierno.  Saprissa won five Costa Rican first division championships during Arrieta's time with the club.

2004-06 (Brujas):  Arrieta began his career in 2004 when Brujas F.C. contracted him for its inaugural season. While at Brujas he appeared in 56 matches and scored 11 goals over two seasons.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE (COSTA RICA)

In total, Arrieta has made 16 senior appearances for Costa Rica, and has scored four goals dating back to 2011. Most recently, he started in the 2014 international friendly against Korea Republic in a match held at the Los Angeles Coliseum (January 25). In 2013, he made 11 appearances -- including nine starts -- and scored four goals. He scored two goals in five caps in the 2013 Copa Centroamericana (Jan. 18-27), tallying against Belize (January 18) and against Guatemala (January 22) . Arrieta also scored one goal -- the game-winner -- in a one international friendly against Canada in Edmonton (March 28) before earning the cap and playing 57 minutes in Costa Rica’s 1-0 win against Honduras in 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying (June 18) . He scored one goal in three starts in group play of the 2013Gold Cup (July 9-16) and scored in the 3-0 win against Cuba (July 9) before making the start in the 1-0 loss to Honduras in the knockout stage (July 21). Arrieta's first taste of international play came with Costa Rica's U-23 National Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he made three appearances in the tournament. Arrieta was named as an alternate to the 30-man provisional roster for Costa Rica ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

ACQUIRED

Arrieta was originally signed via Discovery Signing on April 26, 2012 and was re-signed on December 18, 2013.

PERSONAL

Arrieta is married to Andreina Chacon Wong and they have three children: Fabiana, Jairo André and Jimena. In his free time, Arrieta enjoys playing with his kids and watching action and drama movies. His favorite movie is “Votos de Amor.” Among Arrieta’s favorite types of music are salsa, bachata and romance. His favorite bands include the popular Latin rock band Maná and Romco. Arrieta’s favorite food is seafood and his role models are his parents. He enjoys traveling to Guanacasta, Costa Rica and would love to get to France someday. Outside of MLS, he supports Real Madrid and idolizes Cristiano Ronaldo. His favorite soccer memory is when he went to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. He is fluent in Spanish and is learning English here in the U.S.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 23 14 5 1236 1 44 16 26 21 1 0
2013 Columbus Crew 26 21 3 1862 4 64 18 44 24 6 0
2012 Columbus Crew 18 18 9 1534 4 41 21 21 41 1 0
Career Totals 67 53 17 4632 9 149 55 91 86 8 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 23 14 5 1236 1 44 16 26 21 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 26 21 3 1862 4 64 18 44 24 6 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 18 18 9 1534 4 41 21 21 41 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 63 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
10/19/2014 CLB @ NY W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/11/2014 CLB @ PHI W 3-2 Subbed On 17 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 0
10/4/2014 CLB @ NE L 1-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/27/2014 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2014 NE @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/7/2014 CHV @ CLB W 0-3 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/30/2014 CLB @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 LA @ CLB W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB L 3-2 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/2/2014 CLB @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY L 1-4 Started 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 5 3 0 1 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 56 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB W 0-2 Started 67 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 6 2 3 2 1 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 5 2 2 1 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC L 0-2 Started 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Started 87 1 0 3 1 4 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 66 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Started 87 1 0 3 2 1 3 0 0
10/27/2013 NE @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 4 1 2 2 1 0
10/19/2013 CLB @ NE L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Started 76 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL W 4-2 Started 79 1 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB W 0-3 Started 79 0 1 3 0 3 2 1 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL W 2-1 Started 75 0 0 3 1 5 1 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC L 0-3 Subbed On 31 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SEA @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 CLB @ RSL L 0-4 Started 62 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/17/2013 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Started 83 0 1 3 0 2 1 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Started 78 0 0 5 0 1 1 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU L 1-3 Started 45 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/27/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 0
7/20/2013 NE @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CLB @ LA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC L 2-3 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 5 2 2 1 1 0
6/15/2013 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 5 2 2 2 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 COL @ CLB L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 5 0 2 0 1 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 DC @ CLB W 0-3 Started 85 0 1 2 0 5 2 1 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI L 0-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/14/2013 CLB @ MTL T 1-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
3/23/2013 CLB @ DC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 SJ @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
3/9/2013 CLB @ VAN L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 3 2 2 2 1 0
3/2/2013 CLB @ CHV W 3-0 Started 76 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 0
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Started 89 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC L 2-3 Started 90 1 0 4 1 3 3 1 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 3 4 2 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB W 2-3 Started 66 2 0 5 4 2 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 1 6 2 1 2 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY L 1-3 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 77 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Started 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB W 3-4 Started 90 2 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC W 2-1 Started 89 2 0 2 2 2 3 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB W 0-1 Started 89 0 1 2 1 2 3 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB L 2-0 Started 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 RSL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 DAL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves