His father is Alexandre Guimaraes. a Brazilian-born, Costa Rican-raised ex-footballer and coach. He was born in Costa Rica's capital city San José and during his highschool years he attended Sistema Educativo Saint Clare Highschool, where he also took part in the school's team. His studies were often interrupted by his football training and playing outside the country.
At the age of 18, Borges made his professional debut for Saprissa on January 15, 2006. He won three national championships with Saprissa.