continues to produce countless raw, footballing talents blessed with outstanding skill. However, to date, the national team has only qualified for one FIFA World Cup? finals - in 1982. The U-20 team appeared at the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1977, 1995 and 1999. Countless players have earned transfers to Europe or the USA. Carlos Pavón, David Suazo and Julio Cesar Léon play in Italy, while Amado Guevara appears in US Major League Soccer with the New York MetroStars.