The Central Americans shock the South Americans
Another touted side, Uruguay, played its first game against CONCACAF’s Costa Rica. Los Ticos are considered also-rans in this Group of Death II. But the experts don’t know the Soccer Gods, do they? See the GIFiest moments from Estadio Castelão in Forteleza.
You talkin’ to me?
Yeltsin Tejeda—named after Brois Yeltsin—goes in for the drunked tackle.
Costa Rica’s Junior Diaz gets warm and cuddly with Diego Lugano. Penal!
Edinson Cavani coverts the penal.
Diego Forlan’s shot is deflected and Keylor Navas has to streeeetch.
Lugano sends a little message to Joel Campbell.
Joel Campbell whips in the equalizer.
A turkey in the oven.
This is the Uruguay of old.
Suarez looks like he’s gonna shed some tears, like last week of the season for Liverpool.
That really is the Uruguay of old. Red card, the first of the tournament, for for Maxi Pereira.
Ticos fans celebrate. They deserve to. Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1.