Cristian Gamboa

Cristian Gamboa was born in Liberia on 24 October 1989 (age 30). Follow @Cris_GamboaCR on Twitter.

Cristian Gamboa · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Cristian Esteban Gamboa Luna (born 24 October 1989), commonly known as Cristian Gamboa, is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Celtic. He is a pacy right back with both attacking and defensive capabilities.

Gamboa is an international player for Costa Rica and played in the team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup that reached the quarter-finals.

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The 4th Official · Dec 1, 2019

‘We Want Him’ Lennon Wants To Secure This Celtic Ace’s Future Soon: Right Call From The Gaffer?

Celtic were facing a significant crisis in defence before the start of the season.

The Celtic Star · Oct 21, 2019

From having no right backs to having the best three in Scotland

MIKAEL LUSTIG, Jeremy Toljan and Cristian Gamboa all left Celtic in the summer.

67HailHail · Oct 14, 2019

Recently departed Celtic duo in unlikely ‘Invincible’ meeting

Recently departed Celtic duo Cristian Gamboa and Dorus De Vries are clearly still keeping in touch after the former posted an image on social media on Sunday.

VideoCelts · Sep 27, 2019

Lennon: I’m not here to keep players happy!

Neil Lennon isn’t in the business of keeping his full-back’s happy- he’d rather that they kept him happy!

67HailHail · Aug 27, 2019

Former Celtic ‘Invincible’ finds new club

Former Celtic ‘Invincible’ Cristian Gamboa has sealed a move to German side VfL Bochum.

Inside Futbol · Aug 27, 2019

Speed, Tackling, Experience – Bochum CEO Delights At Landing Former Celtic Star

Bochum’s CEO has delighted at the club signing former Celtic defender Cristian Gamboa...

The Celtic Star · Aug 27, 2019

Cristian Gamboa joins Bundesliga side Vfl Bochum

FORMER CELTIC right back Cristian Gamboa has today signed for German side Vfl Bochum, who are in the Bundesliga 2.

Celts Are Here · Aug 27, 2019

Released Celtic Star Signs Two-Year Deal With German Side

It has been a long summer for Cristian Gamboa after Celtic released him at the end of last season.

Evening Times · Aug 27, 2019

Ex-Celtic star Cristian Gamboa completes move to VFL Bochum in 2. Bundesliga

Cristian Gamboa has signed for German side VFL Bochum...

Football Scotland · Aug 25, 2019

Former Celtic defender Cristian Gamboa set for move to Germany

Reports in his homeland indicate that the Costa Rican international is on the verge of completing a deal to an unnamed Bundesliga 2 side...

Celtic Quick News · Aug 3, 2019


CELTIC’S route to nine in a row kicks off this afternoon when St Johnstone visit Parkhead – and Neil Lennon has warned the champions’ squad could be even STRONGER than last season...

Soccerlens · Jul 29, 2019

Opinion: Celtic and Leeds should consider £23k-per-week man to solve right-back crisis

originally posted on Celtic desperately need a right-back this summer after releasing Cristian Gamboa and Mikael Lustig.

Celts Are Here · Jul 22, 2019

Could £5m Rated Celtic Star Join Timo Weah? Christopher Galtier Comments

CELTIC have been strengthening their weakened defence this summer after seeing a large number of departures in that area.

Soccerlens · Jul 20, 2019

Celtic must hijack deal for 24-year-old international wanted by PL club

originally posted on It is no secret that Celtic need to bolster their defence this summer, and signing a right-back is a priority.

Janefield Street · Jul 12, 2019

Celtic set to push forward with Hatem Abd Elhamed signing

After missing out on their first choice right backs Jack Stacey and Tommy Smith, it looks like Celtic have turned their attentions to Hapoel Be’er Sheva defender Hatem Abd Elhamed to solve their right back headache.With Anthony Ralston Celtic being the only right back to call upon by Neil Lennon, following the departure of Mikael Lustig and Cristian Gamboa at the end of last season, Kristoffer Ajer was called on to provide cover down the flank in their 3-1 win over FK Sarajevo in midweek.Already thew club...

Scotzine · Jul 9, 2019


CELTIC target Jack Stacey has revealed why he knocked back the Hoops to agree a £4million switch from Luton Town to Bournemouth.

Soccerlens · Jul 8, 2019

Celtic may have just received huge boost in the race to sign 27-year-old target

originally posted on Celtic are heavily interested in signing Tommy Smith from Huddersfield this summer.

Celts Are Here · Jul 8, 2019

Medical Booked: Celtic Set to Miss Out on Top Target

It has been no secret Celtic have been looking for a right-back this summer.

Celtic Quick News · Jul 4, 2019

Mbombo should be lower risk signing

With a raft of defenders leaving the club this summer, the rebuilding process has picked up pace.

67HailHail · Jun 20, 2019

Latest development means Celtic must make this their top priority

So it’s now official, we have no competition available for the right-back position.

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