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Colombia national team wins FIFA’s Fair Play award at 2014 World Cup
Jul 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia national team wins FIFA’s Fair Play award at 2014 World Cup

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Colombia made further history on Sunday at the 2014 World Cup winning the Fair Play Trophy, awarded to the team with the cleanest disciplinary record, according to FIFA.

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Colombia’s James Rodriguez top goalscorer of 2014 World Cup
Jul 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s James Rodriguez top goalscorer of 2014 World Cup

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Despite Colombia’s quarterfinal elimination from the 2014 World Cup, newly 23-year-old wunderkind James Rodriguez remained the tournament’s top goalscorer through Sunday’s final.

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Colombia’s James Rodriguez nominated for World Cup Golden Ball award
Jul 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s James Rodriguez nominated for World Cup Golden Ball award

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

Colombia’s star midfielder James Rodriguez has been nominated for the World Cup’s most prestigious most valuable player award, the Golden Ball, according to FIFA.

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EPL’s Arsenal looking to sign Colombia’s Ospina in transfer window
Jul 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

EPL’s Arsenal looking to sign Colombia’s Ospina in transfer window

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

The English Premier League’s Arsenal FC is looking to purchase Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina from OGC Nice in France, British media reported on Wednesday.

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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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