2018 World Cup; Costa Rica Team Profile

Costa Rica Sports – Costa Rica will be looking to match their feat of reaching the quarter-finals in Brazil 2014. Los Ticos have a tough challenge on their hands after being drawn against Brazil and European heavyweights Switzerland & Serbia. Can the central American country provide to be another surprise package in Russia? 

How did they qualify?
Costa Rica finished second in CONCACAF qualification to qualify automatically for Russia 2018.

Coach

Oscar Ramirez
Former Costa Rica midfielder Oscar Ramirez has been assistant of the national team on two occasions. Ramirez replaced Paulo Wanchope in August 2016. Ramirez is no stranger to the World Cup having represented Los Ticos in their debut tournament at Italia 90.

Star Man

Bryan Ruiz
Sporting Lisbon playmaker Bryan Ruiz will be Costa Rica’s man to watch in Russia. Ruiz captain’s the

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