Fans line the streets of San Jose, Costa Rica, celebrating the nation's win over Italy, which cemented its place in the World Cup knockout stage.
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By The SI Staff
June 20, 2014

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 JoseAnd here's how Costa Rican publication Al Dia pronounced the news:

Screenshot: Al Dia

Suffice it to say, it's an unforgettable day to be a Ticos supporter.


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