Tuesday 15 June 2021

Two Stabbed After Saturday’s World Cup Game

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COSTA RICA NEWS – What should have been a carnival atmosphere turned in to a desperate crime scene as police hastily assembled a human barrier following the gruesome attack, as thousands gathered in downtown San José to see their team play Holland in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Costa Rica’s loss became a tragedy when emotions of the fans watching the game ran high and two people were stabbed and wounded.

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The dramatic scene unfolded in the Plaza de la Democracia.

One man was left with a knife embedded in his back and covered in blood  as violence broke during the large gathering of people who watched the game on the big screen.

On the pitch, the Central American nation’s brave showing in the World Cup came to an end following a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Holland.

Costa Rica missed two penalties after the Dutch brought on substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul in the last few seconds of extra time.

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