World Cup Appearance: 4th
Best Performance: Round of 16 (1990)
Key Players: Bryan Ruiz, Celso Borjes, Christian Bolenos
The fifth team who sealed their spot this week, Costa Rica will return to the World Cup after missing the 2010 edition after a poor qualifying phase when they were upset by Honduras.
This time they made no mistakes though and have only lost one game throughout qualifying - to the United States.
Fulham frontman Bryan Ruiz has been invaluable as as midfielder Celson Borjes, who's three goals see him as top goalscorer for his side.