San José, Costa Rica, since 1956
Brazil 2014

Who's Eddie Vedder got: Costa Rica or Italy?

Even Pearl Jam will be matching Friday’s Costa Rica-Italy match.

So what if the band is preparing to play in Milan? Pearl Jam — a group well-known for its environmental activism — better be rooting for the tropical underdogs, Costa Rica.

After a 20-year-wait, the legendary Seattle, Washington band performed in Costa Rica in 2011. The Ticos are undefeated in World Cup matches since that show.


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