The third most successful team of North America, Costa Rica is also known by nick name La Sele or Los Ticos. Having qualified for their fourth FIFA World Cup, they are the most successful Central American team. They made an impressive debut reaching 2nd round in 1990 but finished 31st in 2006. At present ranked 34 in FIFA ranking, they have played 10 matches at World Cup and won 3 of them.
- In 10 matches, won 3, lost 6 and drew 1.
Scored 12 goals and conceded 21 goals.
Performance in Every Edition
World Cup Performances By Editions
Overall Results by Edition
1990: Round of 16
- Def Scotland 1-0
Lost to Brazil 0-1
Lost to Sweden 1-2
Round of 16: Lost to Czechoslovakia 1-4
Def China 2-0
Drew Turkey 1-1
Lost to Brazil 2-5
- Lost to Germany 2-4
Lost to Ecuador 0-3
Lost to Poland 1-2
- 3: Gomez (2002, 2006)
2: Wanchope (2002)
1: Cayasso, Flores, Medford, Gonzalez (1990), Wright, Parks (2002)
World Cup Records By Editions
GS: Goals Scored, GC: Goals Conceded
Opponents and Results
W= Won, L= Lost, D= Draw, GS= Goals Scored, GC = Goals Conceded