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James receives super cute gift from China fanclub
Oct 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

James receives super cute gift from China fanclub

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Chinese fans of Colombia’s James Rodriguez have sent the Real Madrid midfielder a particularly cute card in which they expresses their admiration for the soccer star.

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Colombia’s Carlos Bacca beats Neymar, becomes best Latin soccer player in Spain
Oct 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s Carlos Bacca beats Neymar, becomes best Latin soccer player in Spain

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombia striker Carlos Bacca picked up the award for best Spain’s best Latin player on Monday, beating celebrated nominees like Neymar and Angel di Maria.

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Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado renews contract with Italy’s Fiorentina
Oct 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado renews contract with Italy’s Fiorentina

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia midfielder Juan Cuadrado has agreed to stay with his club, Italy’s Seria A side Fiorentina, until 2019, the player confirmed Friday.

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Colombia to play USA in friendly: FIFA
Oct 21, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia to play USA in friendly: FIFA

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia will be playing the USA in a friendly match in London on November 14, global soccer federation FIFA announced on Wednesday.

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Oct 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

James Rodriguez scores to give Colombia 1-0 win over Canada in friendly

posted by The Associated Press

James Rodriguez scored on a quick restart in the 75th minute and Colombia beat Canada 1-0 in the nightcap of an international friendly doubleheader Tuesday night.

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Canada-Colombia soccer preview: Cafeteros to carry on momentum
Oct 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Canada-Colombia soccer preview: Cafeteros to carry on momentum

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombia is set to build upon a recent run of form that got the national soccer squad to the World Cup quarter finals as they continue with the first friendly against Canada  Full Article »

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Oct 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

James to feature in Real Madrid’s starting line-up against Barcelona: Coach

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Colombia’s James Rodriguez will debut in the Spanish soccer classic against Barcelona together with the team’s established players Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema, said Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti  Full Article »

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Carlos Bacca scores twice in 2nd-half flurry, Colombia beats El Salvador 3-0
Oct 12, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Carlos Bacca scores twice in 2nd-half flurry, Colombia beats El Salvador 3-0

posted by The Associated Press

Radamel Falcao Garcia scored in the eighth minute and Carlos Bacca added a pair of goals two minutes apart in the second half to give Colombia a 3-0 victory over  Full Article »

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As Colombia soccer competitions heat up, debate over scheduling demands simmers
Oct 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

As Colombia soccer competitions heat up, debate over scheduling demands simmers

posted by Steven Cohen

With Colombia’s soccer league entering the final quarter of the regular season, and the national cup tournament almost at the semifinal stage, the debate over excessive scheduling is once again at the forefront of  Full Article »

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Colombia women qualify for Olympics and World Cup
Sep 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia women qualify for Olympics and World Cup

posted by Matthew Sterne

Colombia’s women’s soccer team qualified for both the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics on Sunday after finishing second in the Copa America tournament.

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