(EFE) ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who plays for Real Madrid, is a fan favorite at the World Cup, drawing hundreds of people to his team’s first practice on Wednesday at the Olimpiyets, a small soccer complex in the town of Pavlovsk, located south of St. Petersburg.
A fan of Costa Rican national team goalkeeper Keylor Navas waves a sign and jersey during the team’s practice session on June 13, 2018, for the FIFA World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia. EPA-EFE/Juan Herrero
Fans applauded when the 31-year-old Navas and his teammates took the field for warm-ups, calmed down and then got excited again when their soccer hero went into action, making some impressive stops.
“He’s my favorite player, I also want to be a