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Cinderella Costa Rica

The small Central American country of Costa Rica has qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup for the first time since 1990 after beating Italy 1-0.

Costa Rica’s had already upset Uruguay 3-1 in their opening match before frustrating football giants Italy in Group play.

For those wondering, Costa Rica has a population of roughly 4.5 million people and a GDP of $48.505 billion. Costa Rica is the cinderella story of the 2014 World Cup.  Buena suerte in the knockout round.

 

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