Costa Rica’s World Cup roster includes Keylor Navas, Bryan Ruiz and Joel Campbell

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Qatar 2022

After an amazing comeback during the CONCACAF qualifiers, Costa Rica is ready to be one of the biggest surprises in Qatar. Veteran players such as Keylor Navas and Brian Ruiz will get their last chance for glory at the World Cup.

Keylor Navas from Costa Rica
© Mohamed Farag/Getty ImagesKeylor Navas from Costa Rica

Costa Rica He will play sixth world Cup in history in Qatar. Over the past two decades, the country has established itself as one of its main national teams CONCACAF accompanying Mexico and the United State. The 2022 tournament will be the third in a row world Cup Appearance and fifth in the past six copies.

Costa Rica be in Group Ethe hardest World Cup 2022side by side SpainGermany and Japan. Luis Fernando Suarez’s side is no stranger to such complex scenarios. In Brazil 2014, they survived and won a group that included three world champions such as Uruguayand Italy and England. It was Tiko’s best ever participation in reaching the quarter-finals. They lost in a sensational penalty shootout with Holland.

During the 2022 qualification process, Costa Rica She was almost eliminated after seven matches. With six points at half a mark, the challenge seemed impossible. Then everything changed. They have had 21 of the last 24 available points with six wins in their last seven matches. from that way, Costa Rica He got a ticket to the Inter-Confederate playoffs, where they won New Zealand (1-0) and earned a berth for world Cup.

Costa Rica squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

There are no secrets with Costa Rica. Veteran players who left the magical race at Brazil 2014 are the ones leading the championship in Qatar. Keylor NavasBrian Ruiz, Joel Campbell, Celso Borges, Oscar Duarte and Yeltsin Tejeda will be third. world Cup. This is the official list of 26 players announced by coach Luis Fernando Suarez.

goalkeepers: Keylor Navas (Paris Saint-Germain), Esteban Alvarado (Heridiano) and Patrick Sequeira (Deportivo Lugo).

Defenders: Francisco Calvo (Conia Sport), Juan Pablo Vargas (Melonarios), Kendall Waston (Sapresa), Oscar Duarte (Unity), Daniel Chacon (Colorado Rapids), Keiser Fuller (Heridiano), Carlos Martinez (San Carlos), Brian Oviedo (Real). Salt Lake) and Ronald Mataretta (Cincinnati).

Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda (Heridiano), Celso Borges (Alaguelense), Justin Salas (Saprisa), Rowan Wilson (Grecia Municipal), Gerson Torres (Heridiano), Douglas Lopez (Heridiano), Joyson Bennett (Sunderland), Alvaro Zamora (Saprisa), Anthony Hernandez (Pontarenas), Brandon Aguilera (Nottingham Forest) and Brian Ruiz (Alagoulense).

Attackers: Joel Campbell (Lyon), Anthony Contreras (Heridiano) and Johan Venegas (Alagolense).

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