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Costa Rican soccer star Raquel Rodríguez: It’s time to talk about equal pay

Costa Rican national soccer start and current Sky Blue player Raquel Rodríguez spoke to The Tico Times about the equal pay debate in women's soccer.

PHOTO: Raquel Rodríguez makes NWSL debut in Sky Blue’s 2-1 win

Costa Rican national soccer star Raquel Rodríguez helped New Jersey's Sky Blue FC win 2-1 over the Seattle Reign in her National Women's Soccer League debut Sunday.

Rising soccer star Gloriana Villalobos: ‘Boys don’t like it when a girl is better’

"I tried to behave like a boy on the field: I had to bump into them and knew that the boys I played against would not feel pity towards me." Gloriana Villobos talks to The Tico Times about her rise to Costa Rican soccer stardom.

Costa Rica women’s Olympic hopes dashed in 3-1 loss to Canada

The Costa Rican women's football team fell one win short of reaching the Olympics for the first time in its history with a 3-1 loss to Canada Friday.

Costa Rica women’s football team buried by US 5-0 in Olympic qualifying opener

Las Ticas gave up a goal in the first 12 seconds of the match against the World Champion team. It was downhill from there.

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Brazil’s only goal is enough to eliminate Costa Rica

Costa Rica was close, they tried hard, but their efforts fell short as a late goal by Brazil’s Raquel Fernandes just seven minutes to the end stopped short the Women's National Team’s dream of advancing to the round of 16 on its first participation in a FIFA World Cup.

Costa Rica women’s soccer team headed to World Cup for first time

Las Ticas face tough odds in Canada. But Costa Rica seems to have made a national habit of shocking the world.

Costa Rica women’s nat’l team beats Trinidad and Tobago, qualifies for 2015 World Cup

The Costa Rican women's national team reacts after Carolina Venegas (#9) scores a goal in the first half against Trinidad and Tobago in the...

Costa Rica’s Ticas one match away from FIFA World Cup Canada 2015

Las Ticas moved forward with a perfect 3-0-0 record that allowed them to finish on top of Group B in a tournament that will award three direct spots for FIFA’s World Cup in Canada next year.

Las Ticas beat Mexico 1-0, advance toward Canada 2015 World Cup

The Costa Rican national women's football team on Thursday night shocked favorites Mexico, a team that came into the CONCACAF Group B opening match at full throttle and expecting to score early.
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