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Costa Rica national football team

men's national association football team representing Costa Rica

Costa Rica national football team is the national football team of Costa Rica.

Costa Rica
Nickname(s)Los Ticos (The Ticos)
AssociationFederación Costarricense de Fútbol
(FEDEFUTBOL)
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederationUNCAF (Central America)
Head coachGustavo Matosas
CaptainBryan Ruiz
Most capsWalter Centeno (137)
Top scorerRolando Fonseca (47)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional
FIFA codeCRC
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 37 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest13 (February–March 2015)
Lowest93 (July 1996)
Elo ranking
Current 41 Decrease 10 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest13 (10 March 1960)
Lowest81 (March 1983)
First international
 Costa Rica 8–0 El Salvador 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Biggest win
 Costa Rica 12–0 Puerto Rico 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 10 December 1946)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 7–0 Costa Rica 
(Mexico City, Mexico; 17 August 1975)
World Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1990)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2014)
CONCACAF Championship & Gold Cup
Appearances18 (first in 1963)
Best resultChampions (1963, 1969, 1989)
Copa América
Appearances5 (first in 1997)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2001, 2004)
Copa Centroamericana
Appearances14 (first in 1991)
Best resultChampions (1991, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.