Yes, in case there was any doubt, the people of Costa Rica are ecstatic about the nation's second World Cup knockout stage berth in its history. Friday's 1-0 win over Italy, which came on the heels of a 3-1 win over Uruguay to open Group D play, punched Los Ticos' ticket to the final 16. Check out the scene following the triumph on the streets at Fuente de la Hispanidad in San Pedro:
Meanwhile, the Tico Times has a photo gallery of the scene in San Jose. And here's how Costa Rican publication Al Dia pronounced the news:
Suffice it to say, it's an unforgettable day to be a Ticos supporter.