Pain and pride: Costa Rica falls to the Netherlands in hard-fought World Cup quarterfinal

July 5, 2014

A La Sele fan winces after a missed penalty kick during Costa Rica’s match with the Netherlands in the World Cup quarterfinal on Saturday. After the teams played to a scoreless time through regulation and overtime, the Dutch eliminated the Ticos on penalties. Costa Rica’s national team flies home on  Tuesday, after completing its best performance at the World Cup.

 

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