Costa Rica



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1966 Just before the World Cup took place in England in 1966, the trophy was mysteriously stolen. Luckily a dog named ‘Pickles’ discovered it wrapped up in newspaper under a bush when on a walk with his owner. Good boy!

4-2 England’s Geoff Hurst is the only player in World Cup history to net a hat trick in the final. A final that England went on to win 4-2.

2500-1 Costa Rica is the happiest nation on earth according to the Happy Planet Index. With odds of 2500-1 to win, they’ll need a lot of happy thoughts to go all the way.

Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick in the 1966 World Cup Final: