US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala
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US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala

AFP - March 29, 2016

The United States got their flagging 2018 World Cup qualification campaign back on track on Tuesday with a 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala. A shock 2-0 defeat to…

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…

Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier
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Global
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Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier

AFP - March 26, 2016

Guatemala dealt a lackluster United States team a devastating 2-0 defeat in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday in Guatemala City. With goals in the first…

Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica
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Caribbean
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Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica

Michael Krumholtz - March 17, 2016

For the first time in his six-month reign as head coach of Costa Rica's national team, Óscar Ramírez will have a lineup at his disposal that is very near full-strength. Ramírez…

FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions
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Corruption
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FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions

Eric Bernadeau | AFP - March 16, 2016

ZURICH, Switzerland – FIFA on Wednesday sought tens of millions of dollars in damages from the "sordid" officials facing charges in the United States over mass bribery scandals that have rocked…

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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…

FIFA memo asks would-be president to stick to the script
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Crime
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FIFA memo asks would-be president to stick to the script

Tariq Panja | Bloomberg - February 24, 2016

[caption id="attachment_89005" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Michael Buholzer/AFP[/caption] The five candidates to run FIFA have received a very clear message from the global football organization: If you win Friday's election,…

La Sele draws group of death in Copa America
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La Sele
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La Sele draws group of death in Copa America

The Tico Times - February 21, 2016

NEW YORK -- Costa Rica will face stiff competition from the start in the 2016 Centennial Copa America after landing in the "group of death," Group A, for…

Costa Rican Keylor Navas keeps historic Champions League shutout streak alive
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Costa Rican Keylor Navas keeps historic Champions League shutout streak alive

Michael Krumholtz - February 17, 2016

The pride of Costa Rica continues to shoot up the record books on football's biggest stage. With a 2-0 Real Madrid win over Roma in the Champions…

WATCH: Keylor Navas takes flight to make a miraculous diving save
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WATCH: Keylor Navas takes flight to make a miraculous diving save

Michael Krumholtz - February 13, 2016

At the start of the season, Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas was making the spectacular look routine in front of the net. Though he clearly spoiled Madrid…