Costa Rica Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022: It’s time to enjoy the 22nd edition of FIFA World Cup 2022 by supporting Costa Rica. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. It’s the last time that will witness 32 team participants (48 national squads from the next FIFA World Cup 2026, which is scheduled to play in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.), including Costa Rica Team. These 32 teams are divided into 8 Groups i.e. Group A to Group H. Spain is in Group E alongside Spain, Germany, and Japan. The 2 teams of Group E, Spain, and Costa Rica already Advance to the Knockout Stage. Below in this article, we’re discussing the Squad for the Costa Rica Team in the FIFA 2022 World Cup [Wikipedia] in the detail.
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About Costa Rica Football Team
According to Wikipedia, The Costa Rica national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Costa Rica) represents Costa Rica in men’s international football. The national team is administered by the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL), the governing body for football in Costa Rica. It has been a member of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) since 1927, the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) since 1961, and a member of the Central American Football Union (UNCAF) since 1990.
Costa Rica is the most successful national football team in the region of Central America. Winning three CONCACAF Championships (1963, 1969, 1989) and leading the Copa Centroamericana tournament with four championships up until 2017, when it was absorbed into the CONCACAF Nations League. Costa Rica is the only national team in Central America to have played in five FIFA World Cup editions. Costa Rica’s national football team has the all-time highest average Football Elo Ranking in Central America with 1597.1, and the all-time highest Football Elo Ranking in Central America, with 1806 in 2014.
Since the late 1980s, the team has continuously been visible as a solidly competitive side, with a prominent performance in the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, making it to the knockout stage in their debut after finishing second in their group during the first phase, below Brazil. They also qualified for the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups.
Costa Rica Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022
The final Costa Rica World Cup 2022 Squad is scheduled to declare on November 09, and we can check down the 26-man provisional/final list after being revealed by Costa Rica National Team Coaches. The following 26 players were called up for a training camp in Spain and Austria in order to prepare for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November. The next match will be on 23 November at the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Spain.
Bryan Jafet Ruiz González is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Liga FPD club Alajuelense and the Costa Rica national team, whom he also captains. A left-footed attacking midfielder, he can also play as a second striker.
Ruiz is the only Central American footballer to play the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League, and the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores.
Rolando Fonseca Jiménez with 47 (born 6 June 1974) is a former Costa Rican professional footballer who played as a forward.
Nicknamed El Principito (The little prince) and El Rolo, Fonseca usually played just off the main striker and is renowned for his ability to create opportunities for his teammates and his fierce long shot.
Fonseca is the Costa Rica national team's all-time top goalscorer.
The FIFA assigns a three-letter country code (more properly termed a trigram or trigraph) to each of its member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by the FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions.