Many of the players on the U.S. roster are making their first trip to Costa Rica. One former player did it 25 years ago.
U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann - different hair and all - came here with Stuttgart for preseason training and friendlies. They visited the famed volcano, went into the community and played against local clubs.
"It was an amazing experience. It's such a beautiful country, and the people were incredibly welcoming. Seeing what I saw really opened my eyes, and I knew I always wanted to come back."