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Melissa Herrera
Personal information
Full name Daphne Melissa Herrera Monge
Date of birth 10 October 1996 (1996-10-10) (age 24)
Place of birth Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Height 1.59 m
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Reims
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2016 AD Moravia
2016 F.C. Indiana
2017–2018 Santa Fe
2018– Reims 25 (9)
National team
2013–2015 Costa Rica U20 3 (1)
2014– Costa Rica 26 (13)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:10, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

Daphne Melissa Herrera Monge (born 10 October 1996), known as Melissa Herrera, is a Costa Rican footballer who plays as a forward for French Division 1 Féminine club FC Girondins de Bordeaux and the Costa Rica women's national team.

Club career

Herrera began her career by playing for AD Moravia in Costa Rica. Herrera then played in United Women's Soccer for FC Indiana for a short time in 2016. From May 2017 to July 2018 she played for Colombian club Independiente Santa Fe.

In July 2018, she moved to France to join Reims.

On 8 June 2021, it was announced that she had reached an agreement to sign for FC Girondins de Bordeaux.

International career

She started playing with Costa Rica U20 in 2013. She played all three of Costa Rica's matches at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. On 13 June 2015, during Costa Rica's second match in the tournament against South Korea, she scored the opening goal of the match which ended 2–2.

International goals

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 13 June 2015 Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Canada Flag of South Korea.svg Korea Republic
1–0
2–2
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
2 13 February 2016 Toyota Stadium, Frisco, United States Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico
3–0
9–0
2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship
3 14 December 2016 Arena da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil Flag of Russia.svg Russia
1–2
1–3
2016 International Women's Football Tournament of Manaus
4 12 June 2018 Estadio El Teniente, Rancagua, Chile Flag of Chile.svg Chile
2–2
2–2
Friendly
5 27 August 2018 IMG Academy Field 11, Bradenton, United States Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
1–0
11–0
2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship qualification
6
7–0
7
8–0
8 5 October 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg, United States Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba
1–0
8–0
2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
9 1 September 2019 Pacaembu Stadium, São Paulo, Brazil Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
3–1
3–1
Friendly
10 29 January 2020 BBVA Stadium, Houston, Texas, United States Flag of Panama.svg Panama 1–0 6–1 2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship
11
5–1

Honours

Costa Rica

Winner

  • Central American Games: 2013
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