May 12, 2014, 4:21 PM EST
Costa Rica’s 30-man roster is 1/6 Major League Soccer, as Jorge Luis Pinto will look to lead CONCACAF’s second-place qualifier past the group stage for the first time since 1990.
The Columbus Crew are most heavily-invested in the team, with Waylon Francis, Giancarlo Gonzalez and Jairo Arrieta making the team. New York’s Roy Miller and Real Salt Lake’s Alvaro Saborio also will represent the United States’ top flight.
Of course, captain Bryan Ruiz of PSV Eindhoven is up-top for Ticos.
Goalkeepers: Keilor Navas (Levante), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense), Daniel Cambronero (Herediano), Esteban Alvarado (AZ Alkmaar)
Defenders: Johnny Acosta (Alajualense), Giancarlo González (Columbus Crew), Michael Umaña (Saprissa), Oscar Duarte (Brugge ), Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew), Heiner Mora (Saprissa), Junior Díaz (Mainz 05), Chrisitan Gamboa (Rosenborg), Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls), Kendall Watson (Saprissa)
Midfielders: Celso Borges (AIK), Christián Bolaños (Copenhagen), Esteban Granados (Herediano), Michael Barrantes (Aalesund), Yeltsin Tejeda (Saprissa), Diego Calvo (Valerenga), José Miguel Cubero (Herediano), Carlos Hernández (Wellington Phoenix), Ariel Rodríguez (Alajualense), Hansell Arauz (Saprissa)
Forwards: Álvaro Saborío (Real Salt Lake), Bryan Ruiz ( PSV Eindhoven), Joel Campbell (Olympiacos), Randall Brenes (Cartagines), Marco Ureña (Kuban Krasnodor), Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew)
Dec 18, 2014, 8:19 AM EST
Reus has been speeding around in his Aston Martin without a license. Gets biggest motoring fine in German history.
Dec 18, 2014, 7:54 AM EST
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Dec 17, 2014, 11:13 PM EST
Could Cole be returning to the Premier League?
Dec 17, 2014, 10:35 PM EST
Bad jokes make Christmas.
Dec 17, 2014, 10:10 PM EST
Dec 17, 2014, 8:40 PM EST
Real Madrid cruised past Azul 4-0 and will be the heavy favorites come Saturday.
Dec 17, 2014, 8:01 PM EST
Huge coup for the Dynamo, if they can pull it off.
Dec 17, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
Quick healer, Mr. Aguero.
Dec 17, 2014, 6:02 PM EST
China making a big, big play into soccer.
Dec 17, 2014, 5:09 PM EST
Three Premier League sides make the semi-final along with League One’s Sheffield United.
Dec 17, 2014, 4:40 PM EST
Another strong showing from Spurs.
Dec 17, 2014, 4:39 PM EST
Liverpool shook off their poor form to beat Bournemouth and qualify for the League Cup semi-final.
Dec 17, 2014, 3:42 PM EST
Three new deals handed out, all deserved.
Dec 17, 2014, 2:40 PM EST
ICYMI, Mourinho is a big fan of Monsieur Henry.
Dec 17, 2014, 1:50 PM EST
Falcao wants to stay at United. But should the Red Devils splash the cash on El Tigre?
Dec 17, 2014, 12:56 PM EST
Rog and Davo talk Manchester United’s shaming of Liverpool and Arsenal’s return to potency.
Dec 17, 2014, 12:23 PM EST
Historic day for soccer in D.C., as new soccer-specific stadium becomes a reality for United.
Dec 17, 2014, 11:06 AM EST
Garcia walks away from FIFA after his appeal against how his own work on alleged corruption in the World Cup bid process was represented.
Dec 17, 2014, 10:00 AM EST
Are two MLS teams fighting it out for the Brazilian winger?
Dec 17, 2014, 9:20 AM EST
Liverpool’s star man to spend time with medical specialists from the Red Sox.
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