Ulises Segura

Ulises Segura Machado (born 23 June 1993) is a Costa Rican footballer who usually plays as a midfielder. He currently plays for D.C. United of Major League Soccer and the Costa Rican national football team.[1][2]

Ulises Segura
Segura with Saprissa in 2016
Personal information
Full name Ulises Segura Machado
Date of birth (1993-06-23) 23 June 1993
Place of birth Guadalupe, Costa Rica[1]
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
D.C. United
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Generación Saprissa 25 (2)
2014–2017 Deportivo Saprissa 115 (14)
2014–2015Uruguay de Coronado (loan) 37 (3)
2018– D.C. United 56 (5)
National team
2017– Costa Rica 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:15, 8 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:25, 12 October 2018 (UTC)


Deportivo Saprissa

Including his first season with Deportivo Saprissa, Segura already won 3 titles with the club.[1] Segura appeared 126 times for Saprissa and had 15 goals and 6 assists in his time there.

CS Uruguay de Coronado

Ulises Segura was on loan with CS Uruguay de Coronado from 2014 to 2015. He scored 3 goals and had 1 assist in his 39 appearances for them.

D.C. United

Segura was acquired by D.C. United on 21 December 2017.[3] On 15 April 2018, Segura scored his first MLS career goal in a 1-0 win against Columbus Crew SC. Segura scored the goal inside 50 seconds making it the third-fastest goal scored in club history. He finished the 2018 season with 2 goals and one assist in 23 appearances.


Segura made his first senior international appearance in a Copa Centroamericana match against Belize on 15 January 2017, having played the entire match.[1]



  • League (3): 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17


  1. "Belize vs Costa Rica (0:3)". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  2. "Ulises Segura" (in German). weltfussball.de. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  3. "D.C. United acquire Costa Rican National Team midfielder Ulises Segura". D.C. United. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
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