Just days after winning the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid, Keylor Navas (pictured) reported to Costa Rica's World Cup Qualifying training camp on June 6, 2017. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – There was a familiar face back in the Costa Rica camp Tuesday, as goalkeeper Keylor Navas became the final member to join the Ticos’ squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
The 30-year-old enjoyed another excellent season with Real Madrid, starting 41 matches in all competitions and helping the club claim 2016 FIFA Club World Cup, the 2016/17 La Liga and 2016/17 UEFA Champions League titles.
Last Saturday’s 4-1 victory over Juventus of was Navas’ second consecutive UCL crown with the Spanish giants.
Currently second-place in the CONCACAF Hexagonal, Costa Rica will welcome Panama (1W-2D-1L, 5 points) to the Estadio Nacional on Thursday, before returning to action on June 13 against visiting Trinidad & Tobago (1W-0D-3L, 3 points).
Navas has appeared in 32 all-time World Cup qualifiers.