11 Things You Need To Know About Honduras’ World Cup Team

Let’s go Catrachos!

1. Their jerseys are white with blue accents.

So they look like little angels in the field.

2. They will be competing against difficult teams like Switzerland and France, but they are ready to bring it.

3. This is Honduras’ 3rd time participating in the World Cup.

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4. Although they have never won a World Cup, the catrachos might surprise the world.

Like when they beat Mexico 2-1 in the qualifiers.

5. Their star player Emilio Izaguirre was named Scottish Premier League Player of the Year, and is a key force within Honduras’s respectable back-line.

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6. Their rising star is Carlo Costly, who has been impressing the world in the front lines recently.

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7. Just look at him go in this match against Mexico!

The world better be ready.

8. They have never hosted the World Cup, but they should someday.


Just look at how beautiful Honduras is!

9. Their best player of all time was Carlos Pavón.

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He is the all-time national team goalscorer.

10. Their coach is Luis Fernando Suarez.

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Suarez made his name as a coach guiding Atletico Nacional to the Colombian championship in 1999, and Ecuador to the round of 16 at the 2006 finals with victories over Poland and Costa Rica.

11. Their chances of winning:

But we wish them the best of luck!

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