Costa Rica
Costa Rica


51,100 km


over 4.5 million

Known for

2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals

Costa Rica is a country in central America. It borders Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the west. Costa Rica's best moment is making the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals as an underdog team.


Costa Rica's most popular sport is football. The Costa Rica national football team qualified for the FIFA World Cup five times, including two consecutive from 2002 to 2006 and 2014 and 2018. Costa Rica's best result was quarterfinals at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The Costa Rica women's national football team didn't qualify for their first FIFA Women's World Cup until the 2015 tournament.