Ricardo SanZoara, captain of Costa Rica for the last two years, admits that he bit Alejandro Bayoya in the second half of their 2-2 draw on Wednesday, but says that he does not regret his actions.
“I don’t think I did anything wrong, but I was a bit surprised that I was not punished by the referee,” Sanz said on Wednesday.
“We were on the break and I took my shirt off, and then I started to shake his hand and shake his head.” “
Costa Rica are 1-0 up after a 2-1 win over Honduras on Saturday. “
We were on the break and I took my shirt off, and then I started to shake his hand and shake his head.”
Costa Rica are 1-0 up after a 2-1 win over Honduras on Saturday.
“We are very disappointed.
We can’t say we’re the only ones,” SanZu said.
“They played well and were really solid.
We were a bit lucky to score the equaliser.” “
You have to play to win and we didn’t score.
We were a bit lucky to score the equaliser.”
Tales of Costa Rican violence have emerged in recent years after attacks on football fans.
A video showing a man being hit with a football by two Costa Rican players has gone viral.
Last week, a brawl between supporters of both Costa Rican teams in a match in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City, left one player with a broken jaw.
The Costa Rican national team was eliminated from the 2018 Copa America tournament in a penalty shootout after a controversial penalty shoot-out.