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Rastrojos drug cartel threatens Colombia soccer legend Asprilla
Dec 10, 2014 Ξ Comments

Rastrojos drug cartel threatens Colombia soccer legend Asprilla

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian soccer legend Faustino Asprilla and his family have fled his home after receiving death threats by drug trafficking organization “Los Rastrojos,” the soccer player said Thursday.

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Despite being fit, Falcao stays on bench and loses coach’s confidence
Dec 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Despite being fit, Falcao stays on bench and loses coach’s confidence

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Radamel Falcao, Colombia’s most decorated soccer player of the past decade, continues his woes at the English club Manchester United despite recovering to full fitness.

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4 Colombia soccer players among the world’s best in 2014
Dec 3, 2014 Ξ Comments

4 Colombia soccer players among the world’s best in 2014

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Four Colombian national soccer team members have been included in a prestigious list of 100 best players in the world in 2014 published by an English magazine FourFourTwo on Monday.

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Colombia eyes revenge on Brazil in Copa America group
Nov 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia eyes revenge on Brazil in Copa America group

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombian national soccer team will get a chance to even the score for the World Cup 2014 defeat with Brazil, as the two giants were drawn together for the group stage  Full Article »

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Falcao finally back in training following month-long injury
Nov 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Falcao finally back in training following month-long injury

posted by Piotr Wojciak

One of Colombia national soccer team’s most coveted player, Radamel Falcao, announced this weekend that he is back in full training following a month-long calf injury.

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Falcao’s fitness mystery continues as player misses 2 more weeks
Nov 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Falcao’s fitness mystery continues as player misses 2 more weeks

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombia’s most successful soccer player of recent times, Radamel Falcao, is left out of Manchester United’s squad for the coming two weeks, as the true state of his fitness remains a  Full Article »

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US blacklists Colombia’s Envigado soccer club over drug money laundering
Nov 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

US blacklists Colombia’s Envigado soccer club over drug money laundering

posted by Robin Llewellyn

Envigado FC of Colombia’s top soccer league has been placed under on the “Kingpin List” for supporting the Medellin-based “La Oficina de Envigado” crime syndicate.

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Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both want Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado: Report
Nov 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both want Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado: Report

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Spanish soccer powerhouses Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are set to battle it out for the signature of the Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado.

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Late goal drama gives Colombia 2-1hard-fought victory against US
Nov 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Late goal drama gives Colombia 2-1hard-fought victory against US

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombia came from behind to beat the US 2-1 thanks to a late strike, in the penultimate friendly game of the year in London.

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Colombia vs US preview
Nov 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia vs US preview

posted by Piotr Wojciak

In its penultimate friendly in 2014, the Colombian national soccer team faces the USA in London on Friday and is looking to consolidate a highly successful soccer year.

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