Pope Francis shows off his new Sele jersey

July 3, 2014
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Looks like even the pope has caught World Cup fever.

Before leaving his post, Costa Rica’s outgoing ambassador to the Vatican, Fernando Sánchez, decided to make an appeal to the divine for a Costa Rican victory in their quarterfinal game against the Netherlands on Saturday.

Sánchez said his goodbyes to Pope Francis this week, leaving a personalized “Papa Francesco” Costa Rica football jersey behind as a parting gift.

(Via Facebook)
Pope Francis accepts his personalized "Papa Francesco" Costa Rica jersey from Costa Rica's outgoing ambassador to the Vatican, Fernando Sánchez. (Via Facebook)

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