The surprising defeat of Bayern Munich against modest Bochum went around the worldfor the way the modest Bundesliga club stunned the Bavarian giants with a 4-2 victory that will hardly be forgotten for a long time.
One of the participants in this historic triumph for Bochum was the Costa Rican Cristian Gamboawho scored one of the four goals that sentenced the team led by Julian Nagelsmann.
The Costa Rican national team was in charge of scoring the third goal for the team that this Saturday hosted a historic night both for the club and for Gamboa himself and Costa Rica, a country that celebrated one of the best scores of the match after the right foot shot that sent the ball into the corner.
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The annotation of ‘Tico’ represented his first goal of the season and contributed to the victory with which For the first time in the history of the Bundesliga, a Costa Rican player celebrates a victory against the top winner of German football.
Another historical fact for Costa Rican soccer is that, according to La Nación, for the first time since 2014 a player from Costa Rica has scored in the Bundesliga.
Gamboa joins the select club of Keylor Navas
Until before this Saturday, Keylor Navas was listed as the only Costa Rican player capable of beating Bayern Munich. Since he did it wearing the shirts of Real Madrid and PSG.
After Bochum’s victory, Cristian Gamboa became the second Costa Rican player to achieve this achievementsomething that without a doubt in Costa Rican football is not celebrated every day.