World Cup 2014: Fan Reactions To Italy's Loss To Costa Rica

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Costa Rica's 1-0 victory over Italy caused a wide array of reactions from fans on social media.

Costa Rica’s 1-0 victory over Italy on Friday gave the nation bragging rights as the only remaining undefeated team in Group D. It also devastated fans of Italy and England, which was eliminated from the group stage for the first time since 1958 as a result of the loss.

Bryan Ruiz of Costa Rica scored the match’s only goal at the 44-minute mark. Los Ticos have now all but assured that they’ll advance to the knockout round.

Meanwhile, Italian fans are in shock and England’s supporters have already taken to social media to voice their frustration with Three Lions.

Italy and Uruguay will play each other on June 24 to determine which of the two 1-1 teams will join Costa Rica in the next round. Their match will air at 12 p.m. ET on ESPN.

The best fan reactions to Italy’s loss to Costa Rica can be viewed below.

Italy Fans Italian soccer fans react as they watch the 2014 World Cup soccer match between Costa Rica and Italy on a large screen at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2014.

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