Francis, Gonzalez officially FIFA World Cup bound

Crew defenders to represent club and country

Waylon Francis Giancarlo Gonzalez

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Crew defenders Waylon Francis and Giancarlo Gonzalez are officially headed to Brazil.

The pair of Black & Gold players were named to Costa Rica’s final 23-man roster ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The squad has a pair of tune-up friendlies scheduled in the U.S. on June 2 against Japan and then against Ireland on June 6. Costa Rica opens FIFA World Cup Group play on June 14 against Uruguay.