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President of Costa Rica

Mentally Prepared to Lose

... At World Cup

6/12/2014 12:48 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
President Costa Rica World Cup 2014
The President of Costa Rica knows ... if his team is gonna win the World Cup, it's gonna take a miracle -- which could explain why he's already mentally prepared himself for the worst. 

Luis Guillermo Solis was out in D.C. today -- while his team preps to play Uruguay, Italy and England -- and he admitted things aren't looking up when it comes to advancing to the next round.

"I mean, it's gonna be difficult ... it's a difficult group ... but we'll do our best." 

Translation -- at least we MADE the World Cup. 

Then again, it's more optimistic than the Team USA coach who said his squad has NO CHANCE to win the tourney. Sad ... For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!

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