Former soccer star Freddy Rincon, a member of Colombia’s legendary 1990s national team, is wanted by international police organization Interpol over money laundering charges filed in Panama.
The end of Colombia’s thrilling run to the World Cup Quartefinals only marked the start of the real offseason excitement for many of the team’s star players, including names like Radamel Falcao Full Article »
Colombia made history in the 2014 World Cup by reaching the quarterfinals, although eventually losing to Brazil. Nevertheless, Colombia’s dance moves remain alive and well as the international press praises Full Article »
Colombia lost 1-2 to Brazil, the host country in the 2014 World Cup, in what became a gutsy, all-out blitz for the semifinals.
Colombian coach, Argentine Jose Nestor Pekerman commented on the Brazil game with a sense of caution, while at the same time projecting confidence and optimism, he told reporters Thursday.
For both sides and for very different reasons, history will be hanging thick as the coastal humidity Friday, when Colombia faces off against Brazil in the afternoon Fortaleza sun.
Colombia’s national soccer team arrived in the coastal Brazilian city of Fortaleza Tuesday night, where they will face-off against the World Cup host nation in Colombia’s first ever quarterfinals Friday.
Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0 Saturday on the back of a James Rogriguez brace, securing “Los Cafeteros’” first ever berth to the World Cup quarter finals.
It’s been 24 years since Colombia last appeared in a World Cup elimination round, and a win Saturday against Uruguay would take “Los Cafeteros” further than they’ve ever made it Full Article »