Injured striker Álvaro Saborío will travel with Costa Rica to the World Cup
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Injured striker Álvaro Saborío will travel with Costa Rica to the World Cup

Matt Levin - June 3, 2014

Forward Álvaro Saborío announced Tuesday that he plans to travel with Costa Rica during the World Cup. Saborío would've directed the Ticos' attack during the tournament, but…

Costa Rica ‘not going to hide anything’ against Japan in tonight’s World Cup exhibition
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Costa Rica ‘not going to hide anything’ against Japan in tonight’s World Cup exhibition

Matt Levin - June 2, 2014

Costa Rica isn't fooling around in its initial World Cup warm-up tonight. The Ticos face Japan in Tampa, Florida at 7 p.m. local time (9 p.m. EST)…

Costa Rica completes 23-man roster for World Cup
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La Sele
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Costa Rica completes 23-man roster for World Cup

Matt Levin - May 30, 2014

Kendall Waston and Carlos Hernández are out. And Costa Rica's World Cup roster is complete. La Sele revealed its 23-man roster for Brazil one day earlier than…

With Saborío out for World Cup, a broken-up Pinto says team must move forward
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Álvaro Saborío
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With Saborío out for World Cup, a broken-up Pinto says team must move forward

Matt Levin - May 29, 2014

Jorge Luis Pinto declared starting forward Álvaro Saborío out of the World Cup, his voice quavering on those final words -- "out of the World Cup." X-rays…

Álvaro Saborío breaks fifth metatarsal in morning practice, out of World Cup
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Álvaro Saborío
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Álvaro Saborío breaks fifth metatarsal in morning practice, out of World Cup

Matt Levin - May 29, 2014

Álvaro Saborío, the top scorer for Costa Rica during qualifying, is officially out of the World Cup. Saborío broke his fifth metatarsal on his right foot during Thursday…

World Cup notebook: President Solís to dine with Costa Rica’s national team Wednesday
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World Cup notebook: President Solís to dine with Costa Rica’s national team Wednesday

Matt Levin - May 26, 2014

Luis Guillermo Solís will join the Costa Rica national team for dinner Wednesday, before the team leaves to the United States at the end of the week.…

World Cup notebook: Joel Campbell has minor knee injury, Álvaro Saborío flies to US for birth of son
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La Sele
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World Cup notebook: Joel Campbell has minor knee injury, Álvaro Saborío flies to US for birth of son

Matt Levin - May 21, 2014

Striker Joel Campbell and midfielder Celso Borges, two probable La Sele starters in Brazil, are dealing with minor knee injuries. The pair is being monitored closely by…

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10 images from Costa Rica’s hard-fought victory over Paraguay

Lindsay Fendt - March 6, 2014

Thanks to more magic from Joel Campbell and a decisive goal by Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rica managed to outlast an inexperienced Paraguayan team, 2-1, at the National…

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Watch Joel Campbell and Álvaro Saborío score in Costa Rica’s 2-1 victory over Paraguay

Matt Levin - March 5, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9UYA0ekkNM Joel Campbell did it again. The 21-year-old attacker scored another awesome golazo. His goal in the 43rd minute gave Costa Rica its first score in four…

7 burning questions for Costa Rica before tonight’s key friendly against Paraguay
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7 burning questions for Costa Rica before tonight’s key friendly against Paraguay

Matt Levin - March 5, 2014

Costa Rica needs to beat Paraguay tonight. Is it possible I'm overstating the importance of this friendly? Possibly. But a victory tonight would go a long way…