FIFA.com takes a closer look at LD Alajuelense, long-time giants of Costa Rican club football and eternal arch-rivals to Deportivo Saprissa.
Despite their late heartbreak in missing out on direct qualification for South Africa 2010, Costa Rica are determined to make it via the play-offs.
Two goals in the last 15 minutes from Radamel Falcao and Rolando gave Porto a 2-0 success over Spain's Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Los Cremas, as Guatemala's Comunicaciones are affectionately known, have a special place in the history of Central American club football.
FIFA.com takes a look back at how Costa Rica inflicted Mexico's first and only FIFA World Cup qualifying defeat at their Estadio Azteca.