Profile: Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez

Colombia were the first side to qualify for the quarter finals of the 2011 Copa America and although the goals of Falcao, the powerful midfield play of Fredy Guarin and the pace and trickery of Adrian Ramos have grabbed the headlines, it is the less assuming figure of Carlos Sanchez who has been quietly providing the platform for his more illustrious team-mates to perform. Sitting in front of the back four, the 25-year-old has given two faultless displays in the art of the defensive midfielder, reading the game superbly to break up play before moving the ball on swiftly to more creative players.

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