Trio of Tico stars face off in suspenseful Champions League battle
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Trio of Tico stars face off in suspenseful Champions League battle

Michael Krumholtz - November 22, 2016

Costa Rica football's golden generation continues to make its global imprint on the sport. When Real Madrid's Keylor Navas and Sporting Clube de Portugal's Bryan Ruíz started Tuesday's Championship…

US coach Jurgen Klinsmann fired on heels of blowout loss in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US coach Jurgen Klinsmann fired on heels of blowout loss in Costa Rica

AFP - November 21, 2016

Former German international striker Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as head coach of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team after losing two straight 2018 World Cup qualifying…

Final thoughts from Costa Rica’s short-lived Copa América: Is Ramírez in the hot seat?
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Final thoughts from Costa Rica’s short-lived Copa América: Is Ramírez in the hot seat?

Michael Krumholtz - June 14, 2016

A golden opportunity for Costa Rica's golden generation turned into a dud with its ill-fated Copa América performance, where La Sele failed to follow the hype from…

Óscar Ramírez faces first adversity as La Sele’s head coach
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Costa Rica
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Óscar Ramírez faces first adversity as La Sele’s head coach

Michael Krumholtz - June 8, 2016

CHICAGO, Ill. – Sometimes all it takes is one loss for the heat to start turning up on a coach. Considering that Tuesday's 4-0 debacle against the U.S.…

3 things to watch in La Sele’s Copa América prep against Venezuela
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Costa Rica
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3 things to watch in La Sele’s Copa América prep against Venezuela

Michael Krumholtz - May 26, 2016

Costa Rica is getting set for a final warmup before taking the big stage in the Copa América Centenario in June. Coach Óscar Ramírez and the men's national…

Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?
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Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?

Michael Krumholtz - March 29, 2016

When Johnny Acosta scored on the 67th minute equalizer in last Friday's World Cup Qualifier in Jamaica, Costa Rica breathed a collective sigh of relief. Disaster was avoided as…

Keylor Navas moves up in Champions League record book
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Keylor Navas moves up in Champions League record book

Michael Krumholtz - March 8, 2016

After another inspired performance on Tuesday, Keylor Navas now lays claim to the second longest shutout streak in the 66-year history of Europe's storied Champions League tournament. After Real Madrid's 2-0…

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WATCH: Keylor Navas makes soaring save in Saturday’s Madrid Derby

Michael Krumholtz - February 27, 2016

https://twitter.com/LaLigaEN/status/703607255632093184 The next time manager Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid send keeper Keylor Navas onto the field, they should give him a cape. It felt like it was…

Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly
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Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly

Michael Krumholtz - December 15, 2015

The football gods would have been better off shielding their eyes from the provincial capital of Guanacaste on Tuesday night. What was already a meaningless friendly for Costa Rica going…

WATCH: Bryan Ruíz’s goal lifts Sporting Lisbon to next round of Europa League
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WATCH: Bryan Ruíz’s goal lifts Sporting Lisbon to next round of Europa League

Michael Krumholtz - December 10, 2015

Costa Rica's football stars are delivering some clutch performances for their European clubs. Just one day after striker Joel Campbell helped Arsenal qualify for the Champions League…