Costa Rica



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1930 Every match at the inaugural 1930 World Cup in Uruguay was played in one city, Montevideo. Uruguay were selected to host the games as the country would be celebrating the centenary of its first constitution.

56 secs Uruguay’s Jose Batista was shown a red card a mere 56 seconds into a first-round game against Scotland at the 1986 World Cup, the fastest sending off in the tournaments history.

1000/1 Costa Rica’s greatest ever player is Paolo Wanchope. They’re odds of winning the title are 1000/1.

The fastest red card in World Cup history goes to Jose Batista of Uruguay: