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Costa Rica
Nickname(s) Los Ticos (The Ticos)
Association Federación Costarricense de Fútbol
(FEDEFUTBOL)
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederation UNCAF (Central America)
Head coach Gustavo Matosas
Captain Bryan Ruiz
Most caps Walter Centeno (137)
Top scorer Rolando Fonseca (47)
Home stadium Estadio Nacional
FIFA code CRC
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 37 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 13 (February–March 2015)
Lowest 93 (July 1996)
Elo ranking
Current 41 Decrease 10 (3 March 2019)
Highest 13 (10 March 1960)
Lowest 81 (March 1983)
First international
 Costa Rica 8–0 El Salvador 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Biggest win
 Costa Rica 12–0 Puerto Rico 
(Barranquilla, Colombia; 10 December 1946)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 7–0 Costa Rica 
(Mexico City, Mexico; 17 August 1975)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first in 1990)
Best result Quarter-finals (2014)
CONCACAF Championship & Gold Cup
Appearances 18 (first in 1963)
Best result Champions (1963, 1969, 1989)
Copa América
Appearances 5 (first in 1997)
Best result Quarter-finals (2001, 2004)
Copa Centroamericana
Appearances 14 (first in 1991)
Best result Champions (1991, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014)

Costa Rica national football team is the national football team of Costa Rica.

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