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Neymar holds no grudge against Colombia’s Zuñiga over back injury
Jul 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Neymar holds no grudge against Colombia’s Zuñiga over back injury

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

After Colombia’s Camilo Zuñiga collided with Brazil’s Neymar in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, the Brazilian soccer phenom told reporters that he bears no grudge over his fractured vertebra,  Full Article »

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Colombia, Brazil to play friendly soccer match in Miami
Jul 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia, Brazil to play friendly soccer match in Miami

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

After having lost to Brazil 1-2 in the quarterfinals of the World Cup match last week, Colombia will have another shot to take down their rival in a friendly match in  Full Article »

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Colombia takes 5th place in the World Cup
Jul 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia takes 5th place in the World Cup

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Despite Colombia’s heartbreaking loss to Brazil in the quarterfinals, Colombia can walk away from the 2014 World Cup knowing that they reached fifth place.

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Colombia govt calls for protection of Zuñiga in Italy following World Cup incident with Neymar
Jul 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia govt calls for protection of Zuñiga in Italy following World Cup incident with Neymar

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

Colombia’s Foreign Ministry has asked the Italian government to protect star soccer player Camilo Zuñiga after the Colombian inadvertently took-out Brazil’s top performer in the World Cup.

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Colombia’s soccer federation wants Pekerman to stay on as head coach
Jul 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s soccer federation wants Pekerman to stay on as head coach

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

Colombia’s Soccer Federation (FCF) announced that the organization has had no other candidates in mind than Jose Pekerman to continue coaching the Colombian national soccer team, who has yet to commit  Full Article »

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72 children reported missing amid Colombia soccer squad’s homecoming celebration
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

72 children reported missing amid Colombia soccer squad’s homecoming celebration

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Around 72 children were reported missing during the Colombian soccer squad’s homecoming celebrations in Bogota on Sunday, according to the National Police director. 

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Colombia TV station prohibited from covering World Cup team reception in Bogota
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia TV station prohibited from covering World Cup team reception in Bogota

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Colombia’s RCN TV station was barred from entering the airport and the Simon Bolivar park in Bogota on Sunday, after the arrival of the Colombian soccer team following their loss to  Full Article »

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World falls for Colombia’s World Cup dance moves
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

World falls for Colombia’s World Cup dance moves

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

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 »

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FIFA clears Colombia defender Zuñiga of wrongdoing in Neymar challenge
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FIFA clears Colombia defender Zuñiga of wrongdoing in Neymar challenge

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

World soccer federation FIFA cleared Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuñiga for a foul that ended the tournament for Brazilian star forward Neymar during a recent quarter final match.

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Colombia gives soccer squad overwhelming welcome in Bogota
Jul 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia gives soccer squad overwhelming welcome in Bogota

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Tens of thousands of Colombians took to the streets of Bogota to catch a glimpse of their national soccer squad on Sunday as the World Cup delegation arrived home for an  Full Article »

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